John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, KG, GCMG, PC, FRS (18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878), known by his courtesy title Lord John Russell before 1861, was a British Whig and Liberal statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1846 to 1852 and again from 1865 to 1866.
Lord Russell: Sir Francis Russell (c. 1554 –1585) Lord Russell: William Russell (c. 1558 –1613) 1st Baron Russell of Thornhaugh: Edward Russell (1572–1627) 3rd Earl of Bedford: Francis Russell (1593–1641) 2nd Baron Russell of Thornhaugh 4th Earl of Bedford: MARQUESS OF TAVISTOCK and DUKE OF BEDFORD (6th creation), 1694: William Russell ...
John Ian Robert Russell, 13th Duke of Bedford (24 May 1917 – 25 October 2002), styled Lord Howland until 1940 and Marquess of Tavistock between 1940 and 1953, was a British peer and writer. With J. Chipperfield he founded Woburn Safari Park and was the first Duke to open to the public the family seat, Woburn Abbey , which houses a large gallery of European paintings.
Andrew Russell is the 15th Duke of Bedford and Marquess of Tavistock. It is this Russell family connection through the Bedford Estates which gives the name by ownership to Russell Square and Tavistock Square in London, famously home to the Tavistock Clinic, and the bus-bombing of 7 July 2005. Francis Drake
2. Charles Guasco, Marquess of Solero, no issue 3. Christopher Moura, 2nd Count of Lumiares, no issue 4. Francis Grimaldi, no issue Philip IV, King of Spain and Portugal: 8 Apr 1605 17 Sep 1665 1. Elisabeth of France, had issue 2. Mariana of Austria, had issue Christine of France, Duchess Consort of Savoy: 10 Feb 1606 27 Dec 1663
Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe; George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston; Harry Cust; MP for Stamford (1890–1895) and Bermondsey (1900–1906) D. Sir John Dalrymple-Hay, 3rd Baronet; MP for Wakefield (1862–1865), Stamford (1866–1880) and Wigtown Burghs (1880–1885)
He also succeeded to the titles of 19th Earl of Bedford, 15th Marquess of Tavistock, 17th Baron Russell of Thornhaugh, and 15th Baron Howland of Streatham, all on 13 June 2003. Since then he has been styled His Grace The Duke of Bedford .