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Russell, Edward (1653-1727) Earl of Orford, Admiral

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Alternative name(s):
  • Orford, Earl of (Also known as)
Surname: Russell
Forenames: Edward
Gender: Male
Date: 1653-1727
Title: Earl of Orford
History: Admiral. Defeated French off Barfleur, 1692. Served in Mediterranean, 1694-1695. First Lord of the Admiralty for periods, 1694 to 1717. Created earl, 1697.
Biography: ODNB link for Russell, Edward (1653-1727) Earl of Orford, Admiral
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275958 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P160612 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1695 Aug 07: Account of the bombardment and firing of Marseille by Admiral Russell, brought from...
The National Archives, Kew
2
1695 Aug 07: Translation into English of SP 87/1/61. ff. 95, 96
The National Archives, Kew
3
1709: accounts
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Accessions to repositories 1968
4
1717-18: household accounts
Cambridgeshire Archives
NRA 31878 Tharp
5
1689-99: accounts
Unknown location
NRA 7580 Hill

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [52o]
6
1692-95: despatches
Woburn Abbey
NRA 26179 Russell

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [90i]
7
1692-95: letters to 1st Earl of Portland, and other papers
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
8
corresp with Loudoun
Bute Archive at Mount Stuart
NRA 15459 Crichton-Stuart
9
1697: summary of Russell's activities connected with battle of La Hogue, 1692
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 36499 Gibson
10
1691-92: naval corresp
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 17777 Lowther
11
corresp with Duke of Shrewsbury
Northamptonshire Archives
See HMC 45 Buccleuch MSS (Montagu House) II
12
1680-92: corresp with Earl of Nottingham
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for
See HMC 71 Finch MSS II-IV
13
1692: corresp with Admiralty
Parliamentary Archives
See HMC 14th report App VI House of Lords MSS
14
1689-1703: reports of Commission
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1694-98: corresp with Alexander Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095

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