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Russell, Francis, fifth duke of Bedford (1765-1802), agriculturist and politician

E. A. Smith

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24308

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Russell, Francis, fifth duke of Bedford (1765-1802), agriculturist and politician, was born on 23 July 1765 and baptized on 20 August 1765 at St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, the eldest child of Francis Russell, marquess of Tavistock (1739-1767), politician, and Lady Elizabeth Keppel (1739-1768), daughter of William Keppel, second earl of Albemarle. ...

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