Lord Russell

Lord Russell is a form of address used for several different members of the English family of Russell, including:

  • The heir apparent, past or present, to the Earl or Duke of Bedford; the other sons of a Duke of Bedford are called Lord Russell
Heirs apparent
  • Francis Russell, Lord Russell (died 1585), son of 2nd Earl, MP for Tavistock
  • William Russell, Lord Russell (1639–1683), son of 5th Earl, MP for Tavistock and Bedfordshire

It may refer also to:

Other people
  • Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), philosopher, mathematician, social critic, pacifist etc.
  • John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792–1878), British Prime Minister
  • Lord George Russell (1790–1846), British soldier, politician and diplomat
  • Lord Odo Russell (1829-1884), British diplomat
  • Lord William Russell (1767–1840), MP for Surrey and Tavistock
  • Lord Arthur Russell (1825–1892), MP for Tavistock
  • Albert Russell, Lord Russell (1884-1975), MP for Kirkcaldy
See also
  • Earl Russell
  • Baron Russell of Killowen
  • Baron Russell of Liverpool
  • Baron Russell of Thornhaugh
  • Lord Russell-Johnston
  • Baron Ampthill, the title granted to Lord Odo Russell

Other articles related to "lord russell, russell, lord":

Jack Ketch - James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth's Execution
... Monmouth, addressing Ketch, referred to his treatment of Lord Russell, thus disconcerting him, stating "Here are six guineas for you ... Do not hack me as you did my Lord Russell ... Monmouth's reminder of Russell's execution either unnerved or angered Ketch ...
Albert Russell, Lord Russell
... Albert Russell, KC (1884 – 12 May 1975) was a Scottish Unionist Party politician and advocate ... Russell was educated at Glasgow Academy and the University of Glasgow ... From 1936 to 1960 he served as a Lord of Session, gaining the judicial title Lord Russell ...
George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl Of Aberdeen - Prime Minister, 1852–1855
... the downfall of the Tory/Conservative minority government under Lord Derby in December 1852, Lord Aberdeen formed a new government from the coalition of Free Traders, Peelites and Whigs ... Lord Aberdeen was able to put together a coalition government of these groups that held 53.8% of the seats of Parliament ... Thus Lord Aberdeen, a Peelite, became Prime Minister and headed a coalition ministry of Whigs and Peelites ...
Jack Ketch - Lord Russell's Execution
... Ketch's execution of Lord Russell at Lincoln's Inn Fields on 21 July 1683 was performed clumsily in a pamphlet entitled The Apologie of John Ketch, Esquire he alleged that the prisoner did ... he excused his performance with the claim that Lord Russell had failed to "dispose himself as was most suitable" and that he was therefore distracted while taking ...

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