Background and early life. Russell was born on 18 August 1792 into the highest echelons of the British aristocracy, being the third son of John Russell, later 6th Duke of Bedford, and Georgiana Byng, daughter of George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington.
In February 1748 he became First Lord of the Admiralty, retaining this post until June 1751.By 1751 Newcastle, who had previously admired Sandwich for his forthright and hardline views, had increasingly begun to distrust him and his relationship with The Duke of Bedford whom Newcastle regarded as a rival.
12th Duke of Bedford: John Ian Robert Russell (1917–2002) 13th Duke of Bedford: John Conrad Russell (1921–1987) 4th Earl Russell: Conrad Sebastian Robert Russell (1937–2004) 5th Earl Russell: Henry Robin Ian Russell (1940–2003) 14th Duke of Bedford: Andrew Ian Henry Russell 15th Duke of Bedford (b. 1962) Robin Loel Hastings Russell (b ...
John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough KG PC (2 June 1822 – 4 July 1883), styled Earl of Sunderland from 1822 to 1840 and Marquess of Blandford from 1840 to 1857, was a British Conservative cabinet minister, politician, peer, and nobleman.
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He was the son of Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford and his wife Catherine, the daughter and coheir of Giles Brydges, 3rd Baron Chandos.. Russell was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, and then, in 1635 went to Madrid where he hoped to learn Spanish.
Lord George Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott (8 July 1911 – 8 June 1999); he married Mary Bishop on 16 December 1938, had three children. Death [ edit ] Buccleuch died from cancer  at Bowhill House , Selkirkshire, Borders, Scotland, on 19 October 1935, aged 71, less than a month before his daughter Alice married Prince Henry , the third son of King George V and Queen Mary .