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Francis Bedford Russell

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Birthplace: Badby, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Badby, Northamptonshire, England
Cause of death: Mortally wounded in a fray at the Scottish border
Place of Burial: Badby, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford and Bridget Hussey, Countess of Bedford
Husband of Juliana Russell; Juliana Forster Russell, Lady Russell and Anne Russell
Father of Richard Russell; Edward Russell, 3rd Earl of Bedford and Mary Ann (Russell) Root
Half brother of Anne Dudley; Henry Russell, Baron Russell; John Russell, Baron Russell; Elizabeth Bourchier; William Francis Russell, 1st Baron of Thornhaugh and 7 others

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About Francis Russell, Lord Russell

His mother was Bridget (d. 1601), daughter of John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford.


Sir Francis Russell, Lord Russell was the son of Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford and Margaret St. John.1 He married Juliana Foster, daughter of Sir John Foster, on 15 April 1571.2 He died on 27 July 1585, mortally wounded in a fray on the Scottish border.2 He was buried at Alnwick, Northumberland, England.2 He died intestate and his estate was administered on 14 September 1585.2
    He was invested as a Knight in 1570 for services in Scotland, by the Earl of Sussex.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Northumberland between 1572 and 1584.2 He was styled as Lord Russell from 1584 to 1585.1

Francis Russell, Baron Russell (c.1554 – 27 July 1585), MP for Northumberland 1572-84; mortally wounded in a fray on the Scottish border, dying hours before his father.[2] Married Juliana Foster

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Francis Russell, Lord Russell's Timeline

1554
1554
Badby, Northamptonshire, England
1572
December 20, 1572
Age 18
1574
April 18, 1574
Age 20
Badby, Northamptonshire, England
1580
1580
Age 26
1585
July 27, 1585
Age 31
Badby, Northamptonshire, England
1991
October 26, 1991
Age 31
October 29, 1991
Age 31
1993
November 11, 1993
Age 31
1994
August 12, 1994
Age 31