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Anthony van Dyck. George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol and William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford. 1637. Oil on canvas. Earl Spencer, Althorp, UK. More. Order a Poster or Print

Anthony van Dyck. George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol and William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford.
William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford (1613-1700), English nobleman. In the Civil War he first supported parliament and fought with Cromwell at Edgehill (1642), then turned royalist next year, but after the battle of Newbury changed sides again. He was married to Lady Anne Digby, sister of George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol

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