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  1. 26 de feb. de 2023 · Francis Russell, 5th duke of Bedford, (born July 23, 1765—died March 2, 1802, Woburn, Bedford, Eng.), eldest son of Francis Russell (d. 1767), marquess of Tavistock, the eldest son of the 4th duke; he succeeded his grandfather as duke of Bedford in 1771.

  2. 21 de mar. de 2023 · In 1765, until his death in 1767, the Marquess of Tavistock was in occupation. This was Francis, son of John, fourth Duke of Bedford, by his second wife, Gertrude, eldest daughter of John, first Earl Gower. In 1768 Lady Tavistock was still residing at the house, and in 1770 Richard Heron was the occupier.

  3. 11 de mar. de 2023 · Russell was the third son of William Russell, 5th Earl of Bedford later created Duke of Bedford, and Lady Anne Carr. His maternal grandfather was Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset. After the death of his elder brother Francis (1638--1679), he was known by the courtesy title Lord Russell.

  4. 18 de mar. de 2023 · He was active in politics and served as Principal Secretary of State (Southern Department) from 1748 to 1751 and as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1756–61. His careful husbanding of his estate is reflected in the rebuilding of old and decayed houses in accordance with detailed specifications.

    • Manors
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    • Charities

    In 893 King Alfred granted to Archbishop Plegmund and to Uuerfride(Werefrith), Bishop of Worcester, land at'Rethereshide in London.' (fn. 61) In the DomesdaySurvey, however, there is no mention of Rotherhithe;its territory appears to have been comprehended inBermondsey and Camberwell. (fn. 62) Bermondsey was royal demesne until it was granted,proba...

    In 1370 a writ of privy sealordered payment to WalterForester, citizen and skinner, forlands and tenements in Rotherhithe, Bermondsey andGreenwich bought for the king's use; and PeterConynger, bailiff of the king's manor of Rotherhithe,delivered to him £33 13s. 4d. for divers goods andchattels. (fn. 126) The king in the same year granted toRobert C...

    The church of ST. MARYconsistsof a chancel mainly formed by a smallsanctuary recess, a nave of fair size,north and south aisles and a western tower. Thewhole structure is of brick except the stone spirewhich surmounts the tower, and dates from 1714,when the body of the church was rebuilt in itspresent form and the old church destroyed. A fewyears l...

    There is no evidence of a churchat Rotherhithe before 1291, whenits annual value was £6 13s. 4d.,and it paid a yearly pension of £1 to the abbey ofBermondsey, (fn. 148) who had the advowson but did notappropriate the church. The king presented in1337, (fn. 149) 1338 and 1339, while the possessions ofthe house were in his hands. In 1522 the abbotand...

    The most important of the oldcharities of Rotherhithe was theschool, founded in 1612 by PeterHills and Robert Bell for the education of eightsons of seamen. In 1712 £220 was raised bysubscription in the parish to augment the foundation.About £900 was given in small benefactions duringthe next century. (fn. 161) In 1709 Josiah Bacon left £150to buy ...

  5. 24 de feb. de 2023 · His eldest son, Francis, the seventh Duke, held the title from 1839 until 1861, when he was succeeded by his only son, William, who in his later years became a complete recluse, 'never leaving his London house except to drive in a carriage with wooden shutters.'