Biography of John Russell 4th Duke Bedford

Timeline

On 30 Sep 1710 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford and Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford at Streatham.

On 11 Oct 1731 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford and Diana Spencer Duchess Bedford were married. Diana Spencer Duchess Bedford by marriage Duchess Bedford (6C 1694).

On 23 Oct 1732 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford succeeded 4th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 4th Marquess Tavistock.

On 06 Nov 1732 John Russell was born to John Russell 4th Duke Bedford and Diana Spencer Duchess Bedford.

On Apr 1737 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford and Gertrude Leveson-Gower Duchess Bedford were married. Gertrude Leveson-Gower Duchess Bedford by marriage Duchess Bedford (6C 1694).

On 27 Sep 1739 Francis Russell was born to John Russell 4th Duke Bedford and Gertrude Leveson-Gower Duchess Bedford.

On Jan 1743 Caroline Russell Duchess Marlborough was born to John Russell 4th Duke Bedford and Gertrude Leveson-Gower Duchess Bedford.

In 1749 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford was appointed 564th Knight Garter: George II.

Around 1770 Thomas Gainsborough. Portrait of John Russell 4th Duke Bedford.

Around 1770 Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788. Portrait of John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771.

On 05 Jan 1771 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford died at Woburn.

After 05 Jan 1771 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford was buried at Bedford Chapel.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 26 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 17 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 23 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 18 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 10 Grand Son of Henry IV King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 15 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 17 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 13 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford Great x 9 Grandson Henry IV King England

GrandFather: William Russell Great x 10 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: William Russell 1st Duke Bedford Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford Great x 12 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh Great x 11 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Long Baroness Russel Thornhaugh

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Brydges Countess Bedford Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles Brydges 3rd Baron Chandos Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Frances Clinton Baroness Chandos Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Anne Carr Countess Bedford Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Kerr

Great x 2 GrandMother: Frances Howard Countess Essex, Countess Somerset Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Rachel Wriothesley Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry IV King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl Southampton Great x 7 Grandson Henry IV King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Browne Countess Southampton Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon Countess Southampton Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry IV King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Vernon Great x 5 Grandson Henry IV King England

Great GrandMother: Rachel Massue Countess Southampton

Mother: Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford