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William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford
b.Aug 1616
d.7 Sep 1700
  1. Lady Anne Russell - 1697
  2. William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford1616 - 1700
  3. Diana Russell1624 - 1694/5
  4. Lady Margaret Russell - 1676
  5. Catherine Russell - abt 1676
  6. Edward Russell - 1665
  1. William Russell, Lord Russell1639 - 1683
  2. Lady Diana Russellabt 1652 - 1701
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Name William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford
Gender Male
Birth[1] Aug 1616
Death[1] 7 Sep 1700


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William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford KG PC (August 1613 – 7 September 1700) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 until 1641 when he inherited his Peerage as 5th Earl of Bedford and removed to the House of Lords. He fought firstly in the Parliamentarian army and later defected to the Royalists during the Civil War. He is also known for developing the Bloomsbury area of London.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).