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Russell, John, first earl of Bedfordlocked

(c. 1485–1555)
  • Diane Willen

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Russell, John, first earl of Bedford (c. 1485–1555), courtier and magnate, was probably born in Dorset, the son and heir of James Russell (d. 1505/6), landowner, of Kingston Russell, Dorset, and his first wife, Alice, daughter of John Wise of Sydenham, Devon...

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