Lord William Russell
Person Male Born 29/9/1639 Died 21/7/1683
Son of the 5th Earl Bedford. MP for Tavistock. Convicted of being part of the Rye House Plot to assassinate the Catholic King Charles II and beheaded, eventually, in Lincoln's Inn Fields. When the Protestant William and Mary ascended the throne Lord William's father was created 1st Duke of Bedford in recognition of the sacrifice of his son.