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  Edward Russell, earl of Orford - LoveToKnow 1911
EDWARD RUSSELL ORFORD, EARL OF (1653-1727), British admiral, was born in 1653, the son of Edward Russell, a younger brother of the 1st duke of Bedford.
Edward Russell's prominence at this crisis was of itself enough to account for his importance after the Revolution.
Russell had Dutch allies with him, and they were greatly superior in number, but the chief difficulty encountered was in the pursuit, which Russell conducted with great resolution.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford
Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford PC (1653–1727) was the First Lord of the Admiralty under King William III.
Russell later served in the Mediterranean in the operations against the Barbary Pirates with Sir John Narborough and Arthur Herbert from 1676 to 1682.
In 1692, Russell was Commander-in-Chief of the Anglo-Dutch force that fought the French fleet at Barfleur, and destroyed much of it at La Hougue, his victory there being the decisive naval battle of the war.
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  Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford Biography on DanceAge
Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford PC (1653–1727) was the First Lord of the Admiralty under King William III.
He was the son of Edward Russell, a younger brother of William Russell, the 1st Duke of Bedford.
Russell later served in the Mediterranean in the operations against the Barbary Pirates with Sir John Narborough and Arthur Herbert from 1676 to 1682.
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 EARL OF EDWARD RUSSELL... - Online Information article about EARL OF EDWARD RUSSELL...
Edward Russell's prominence at this crisis was of itself enough to See also:
France in 1689, he served at first under the earl of Torrington.
French in command of the Channel, Russell was one of those who condemned him most fiercely.
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 Office-Holders: Custodes Rotulorum
In 1711 the 1st Duke of Kent was appointed lieutenant and custos.
In 1694 the 1st Duke of Newcastle was appointed lieutenant and custos.
In 1689 the 1st Earl of Abingdon was appointed lieutenant and custos.
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 Admiral
Supposing him, however, to be the first, Edward may either have adopted the office and title from the Genoese, or the Sicilians, or the Spaniards, or the French; or even had it directly from the Saracens, against whom he had fought, and with whom he had afterwards much amicable intercourse.
Gilbert Earl of Minto G.C.B. Sept. 19, 1835.
This sum, by 1st George II., was divided equally among seven commissioners, an arrangement which continued from that time, except that the pay of the commissioner who stood first in the patent was made up from other funds to 3000 pounds a year, and in the year 1806 was further increased of 5000 pounds a-year.
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 Robert Walpole Orford - LoveToKnow 1911
ROBERT WALPOLE ORFORD, 1sT Earl Of (1676-1745), generally known as SIR Robert Walpole, prime minister of England from 1721 to 1742, was the third but eldest surviving son of Robert Walpole, M.P., of Houghton in Norfolk, by Mary, only daughter and heiress of Sir Jeffery Burwell, of Rougham, in Suffolk.
After the ministry had sustained some defeats on election petitions, the voting on the return for Chippenham was accepted as a decisive test of parties, and,asWalpole was beaten in the divisions, he resolved on resigning his places.
In 1806 he was created earl of Orford, and this title still remains in the possession of his descendants, Robert Horace Walpole (b.
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 The Revolutionaries
His father, Francis 11th Earl of Shrewsbury, was killed in a duel by his wife's lover, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham; Lady Shrewsbury was alleged to have held her lover's horse at the duel, disguised as a page, and it was even said that Buckingham slept with her 'in his bloody shirt'.
Born in 1652, the 2nd son of the Hon Edward Russell (a younger brother of the 5th Earl and 1st Duke of Bedford), Edward Russell was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, and, at the age of 19, entered the Navy, where he served under Prince Rupert of the Rhine.
Edward Russell was MP for Launceston 1689-90, for Portsmouth 1690-95 and for Cambridgeshire 1695-97; he was apppointed a Privy Councillor in 1689, Treasurer of the Navy 1689- 99, and Admiral of the Blue 1689.
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 Wikinfo | Admiralty
Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford 1542 - 1543
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford 1712 - 1714
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1955-1959
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 thePeerage.com - Admiral Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford and others
     Admiral Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford was born in 1652/53.
Sir William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford and Anne Carr, on 12 November 1691.
     Edward Cheeke was the son of Thomas Cheeke and Hon.
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 BHC2993 : Admiral Edward Russell, 1653-17, 1st Earl of Orford ...
BHC2993 : Admiral Edward Russell, 1653-17, 1st Earl of Orford...
In 1692 Russell was commander-in-chief of the Anglo-Dutch force that fought the French fleet at Barfleur and destroyed much of it at La Hogue.
He served in the Mediterranean from 1694 to 1695 and was created Baron of Shingay, Viscount Barfleur and Earl of Orford in 1697.
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 HERALDRY of the BEDFORD CHAPEL CHENIES - windows
William, Lord Russell, son of the 5th Earl and 1st Duke of Bedford, b.
The first light (1) bears an inscription dedicated to Edward Russell, Earl of Orford (this gives his date of death as 1723 at age 74, which is at variance with the Family Tree and Burke's Peerage and Baronetage which gives b.
Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock, born 27th September 1739, killed in a riding accident 22nd March, 1767, married 8th June 1764, Elizabeth Keppel, daughter of William, 2nd Earl of Albemarle - she died 2nd November, 1768 - and their son Francis, 5th Duke of Bedford, born 23rd July, 1765, died unmarried 2nd March, 1802.
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 Edward Russell
British admiral, was born in 1653, the son of Edward Russell, a younger brother of the 1st duke of Bedford.
In 1683 he ceased to be employed, and the reason must no doubt be looked for in the fact that all members of the Russell family had fallen into disfavour with the king, after the discovery of William, Lord Russells connection with the Rye House Plot.
He returned in 1695, and in 1697 was created earl of Orford.
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 National Portrait Gallery A-Z of Portrait Sitters (O)
Thomas Onslow, 2nd Earl of Onslow (1755-1827), Eldest son of George Onslow, 1st Earl of Onslow.
Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow (1654-1717), Speaker of the House of Commons.
Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928), Prime Minister.
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Orford, Suffolk, United Kingdom: the location of Orford castle and nearby Orford Ness.
Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford (1653–1727), English naval officer and First Lord of the Admiralty.
Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (1717–1797), British politician and writer.
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 Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford at AllExperts
Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford PC (1593– May 9, 1641), was the only son of William Russell, 1st Baron Russell of Thornhaugh, to which barony he succeeded in August 1613.
In 1623 he was made Lord Lieutenant of Devon and in May 1627 became Earl of Bedford on the death of his cousin, Edward, the 3rd Earl.
Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford at AllExperts
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 Russell - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Russell is the name of an eminent English Whig family who have held the title of Earl of Bedford since the 16th century, and Duke of Bedford since the late 17th century.
Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford – First Lord of the Admiralty under King William III
Francis Russell – secretary of the East-India compnay in the 18th century
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 BHC2991 : Admiral Edward Russell, 1653-1727, 1st Earl of Orford ...
The Earle of Orford at Chipingham', which sits on a table covered with red cloth.
Russell commanded the Anglo-Dutch fleet at the victorious Battle of Barfleur, 1692, and was Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean, 1694.
On the orders of William III, he was the first British commander to over-winter at Cadiz (rather than sailing his squadron home in the autumn) and so inaugurated a policy that led to the acquisition of a Mediterranean base at Gibraltar in 1704 and the maintenance of a year-round British Mediterranean presence.
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 Russel Hotel
Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford – First Lord of the Admiralty under King William III Other people whose surname is or was Russell include:
Russell Means (born November 10, 1939) is one of contemporary America's best-known and prolific activists for the rights of American Indians.
Russell Means, a Sioux, was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation; both of his parents had been educated at Indian boarding schools.
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 King Edward Iii   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Despite five centuries of investigation by historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king Edward V king edward iii and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, remain one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history.
After the death of his (alleged half -) brother King Edward IV, Richard briefly governed as a regent for Edward's son King Edward V with the title of Lord Protector, but he placed Edward and his brother Richard in the Tower (whether for their protection or to imprison them is subject to controversy)...
Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford - Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford (1653–1727) was the First Lord of the Admiralty under King William III.
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 RUSSEL
1340) of Yaverland in Isle of Wight, Kingston Russell in Dorset, and Horsington in Somerset.
One reference states that the grandfather of this Theobald was a common ancestor of the Earls and the Dukes of Bedford.
Russell married a sister-in-law of Lord Burghley, and the Queen Elizabeth and the Earl of Leicester were godparents to the daughter born in 1575.
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 Cholmondeley family, Marquesses of Cholmondeley: estate and family papers
The third Earl of Orford, the first Earl's grandson, was succeeded at his death in 1791 by his uncle Horatio Walpole (1717-97), fourth Earl of Orford.
A west country estate was acquired by the second Earl of Orford (died 1751), the first Earl's son, through his marriage in 1724 to Margaret, daughter and heir of Samuel Rolle of Heanton Satchville (Devon), Baroness Clinton in her own right from 1760.
The estate, and the barony of Clinton, was inherited by the third Earl of Orford (died 1791) but thereafter the barony and a portion of the estate devolved upon the Trefusis family, Barons Clinton, of Heanton Satchville.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The impeachment of the King's Chancellor, Michael de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk in 1386 was the first case to use this charge.
The 1450 impeachment of William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, a descendant of Michael's, was next to allege charges under this title.
For example, charges in the impeachment of Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford in 1701 included many violations of trust and his position.
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 OSBORN 17TH CENTURY BOUND MANUSCRIPTS
At the end of the manuscript are copied "The Earl of Bristolls letter to the King March 1663/4; and "A letter from the Earle of Shaftsbury on his retirement in 74 to the Earle of Carlisle." Bristol, George Digby, 2nd earl of, 1612-1677.
House of Lords; Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of, 1621-83; Carlisle, Charles Howard, 1st earl of, 1629-85.
124 Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609-74).
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 Earl of Orford Information
The title of Earl of Orford was created several times in British history - in the Peerage of England in 1697, in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1742 for former prime minister Robert Walpole, and in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1806 for Lord Walpole, Walpole's distant relation.
Earls of Orford, Peerage of Great Britain (1742)
Earls of Orford, Peerage of the United Kingdom (1806)
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 WALPOLE MSS.
The earls of Orford of the first creation are cataloged under the family name of Walpole.
The earls of Orford of the second creation are cataloged under the title of nobility of Orford.
Edward Russell, 1653-1727, who first bore the title of the Earl of Orford, is entered under his title of nobility.
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 HERALDRY of the BEDFORD CHAPEL CHENIES - monuments
The face is modelled from a portrait of the Earl, by Holbein, in Woburn Abbey and indicates the droop of the eyelid over the eye which was damaged by an arrow at the siege of Morlaix in 1523.
The Earl, on the North side, is clad in a suit of white and gilt armour with the mantle of the Garter, his wife in robes of a Peeress.
At his feet, on a wreath Argent and Sable, is the Russell crest, a white goat horned and collared Or and at hers, the Chandos crest on a wreath argent and gules, a panther Argent.
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 Chippenham Village Website - Chippenham Park
A nephew of the 1st Duke of Bedford, he had served in the household of the Duke of York later James II), but he was also one of the "Immortal Seven' signatories of the letter which, in 1688, invited William III to come to Britain to 'protect the liberties of England'.
In 1689 he became treasurer of the Navy, In 1692, he was the victor of La Hogue, defeating a French fleet sent in support of James II.
MP for Cambridgeshire, he was created Earl of Orford in 1697.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford 1712 - 1714
George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland 1846 - 1849
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1955-1959
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 1ST EARL OF ROBERT WAL... - Online Information article about 1ST EARL OF ROBERT WAL...
SUNDERLAND, ROBERT SPENCER, 2ND EARL OF (1640-17o2); English politician, was the only son of Henry Spencer (162o--1643)
Orford, and two days later he ceased to be prime minister.
Russia, and the estate and house of Houghton passed to Lord Cholmondeley, the third earl having married the premier's younger daughter.
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 Portraits
John William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley (1781-1833), became the 4th Viscount Dudley and Ward in 1823.
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (April 10, 1647-July 26, 1680) was an English libertine, a friend of King Charles II, and the writer of much satirical and bawdy poetry.
Charles Francis Greville (1749-1809), Son of Francis Greville, 1st Earl of Warwick, and a nephew of Sir William Hamilton, to whom he introduced the young Emma Carew.
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