Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford, Earl of Bedford, was born 1593 to William Russell (1558-1613) and Elizabeth Long (c1562-1611) and died 9 May 1641 of smallpox. He married Catherine Brydges (1583-1652) 26 February 1609 at St Mary Le Strand in London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, England.


Offspring of Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford and Catherine Brydges (1583-1652)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Russell (1612-1612)
Frances Russell (c1613-1616)
William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford (1616-1700) August 1616 7 September 1700 Bedford House, Covent Garden, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Anne Carr (1615-1684)

Anne Russell (c1616-1697) 1616 26 January 1697 Chenies, England, United Kingdom George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol (1612-1677)

Margaret Russell (c1616-1676)
Diana Russell (c1618-1695)
Catherine Russell (c1618-c1676) 1618 1 December 1676 Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court (1607-1643)

John Russell (1618-1686)
Margaret Russell (c1620-1676)
Diana Russell (1622-1696)
Francis Russell (c1624-1698)
Edward Russell (c1626-1665) 1626 21 September 1665 Penelope Hill (-1694)

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