Lord Edward Russell R.N.
Lord Edward Russell R.N.

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Lord Edward Russell R.N.Explanation
Second son of John Russel, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839) and his second wife, Lady Georgina Gordon
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 April 1805 Born
30 June 18412 August 1847M.P. for Tavistock (Liberal, but never addressed the House)
18461850Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria
1855 C.B.(Companion of the Bath)
8 February 1860 Married Mary Ann Taylor (no issue)
21 May 1887 Died (Royal Yacht Squadron Castle, Cowes)
13 January 1819Entered Navy
18 October 1826Lieutenant
15 November 1828Commander
19 November 1833Captain
17 October 1856Rear-Admiral
27 April 1863Vice-Admiral
26 March 1867Admiral
1870Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
18 October 1826 Lieutenant in Philomel (1823, brig-sloop), commanded by Viscount Ingestre at the battle of Navarino (Greek War of Independence)
1827 Lieutenant in Dartmouth, commanded by Thomas Fellowes
1828 Lieutenant in Philomel (1823, brig-sloop), commanded by William Keith then Edward Hawes
22 March 1830 Commander in Britomart
10 January 1831 Commander in Savage, coast of Ireland
9 April 1831August 1833Commander in Nimrod, Lisbon (until Russell invalided)
17 November 18341838Captain in Actaeon, South America
13 January 185115 May 1855Captain in Vengeance, particular service, then Mediterranean

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