Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock
|Marquess of Tavistock|
Portrait by Joshua Reynolds.
|Born||27 September 1739|
|Died||22 March 1767 (aged 27)|
|Spouse(s)||Lady Elizabeth Keppel|
|Parents||John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford|
Lady Gertrude Leveson-Gower
Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock (27 September 1739 – 22 March 1767) was a British politician and the eldest son of the 4th Duke of Bedford and his second wife Hon. Gertrude Leveson-Gower.
- Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford (1765–1802)
- John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766–1839)
- Lord William Russell (1767–1840)
Lord Tavistock died in 1767 after falling from his horse while hunting. Their eldest son succeeded his grandfather as 5th Duke of Bedford in 1771.
- Wells, Samuel. History of the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens Called ..., Volume 1. p. 500.
- Beatson, Robert (1807). A chronological register of both houses of the British Parliament, Volume II.
|Parliament of Ireland|
| Member of Parliament for Armagh Borough
1759 – 1760
With: Edward Knatchbull
Hon. John Ponsonby
|Parliament of Great Britain|
Sir Thomas Alston, Bt
| Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire
With: Robert Henley-Ongley
The Earl of Upper Ossory
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