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William Russell was born 20 August 1767 to Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock (1739-1767) and Elizabeth Keppel (1739-1768) and died 6 May 1840 of having his throat cut. He married Charlotte Anne Villiers (1771-1808) 11 July 1789 . Charlemagne (747-814)/s.

A member of the British aristocratic family of Russell and longtime Member of Parliament, he did little to attract public attention after the end of his political career until, in 1840, he was murdered in his sleep by his valet.

Children



Offspring of William Russell and Charlotte Anne Villiers (1771-1808)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Gertrude Frances Russell (1791-1841) 24 November 1791 23 January 1841 Henry Grey Bennet (1777-1836)
Francis Russell (1793-1832) 7 March 1793 24 November 1832
George Russell (1795-1825) 7 April 1795 15 September 1825
John Russell (1796-1835) 10 July 1796 27 April 1835 Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom Sophia Coussmaker, 22nd Baroness de Clifford (1791-1874)
William Russell (1800-1884) 15 July 1800 5 September 1884 Emma Campbell (c1807-1886)
Elizabeth Laura Henriette Russell (1803-1886) 22 January 1803 5 May 1886 Wriothesley Russell (1804-1886)














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