Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford

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The Duke of Bedford
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Arms of the Duke of Bedford
Born(1708-05-25)25 May 1708
Died23 October 1732(1732-10-23) (aged 24)
TitleDuke of Bedford
Tenure26 May 1711 – 23 October 1732
Other titles3rd Marquess of Tavistock
7th Earl of Bedford
7th Baron Russell
5th Baron Russell of Thornhaugh
3rd Baron Howland
SuccessorJohn Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford
Spouse(s)Anne Egerton
ParentsWriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford
Elizabeth Howland

Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford (25 May 1708 – 23 October 1732) was an English nobleman and peer. He was the son of Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford.

Lady Anne Egerton by Enoch Seeman

Russell married his sister's stepdaughter, Lady Anne Egerton, daughter of Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgwater, on 22 April 1725.

He died in 1732, aged 24 at Corunna, Spain, without issue. He was buried on 14 December 1732 in the 'Bedford Chapel' at St. Michael’s Church, Chenies, Buckinghamshire, and his titles passed to his brother, John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford.

Peerage of England
Preceded by
William Russell
Duke of Bedford
Succeeded by
John Russell