Edward Russell 1572-1627
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Edward RUSSELL, 3rd Earl of Bedford 1572-1627
Husband of Lucy Russell, Countess of Bedford (1581-1627).
A number of surviving books with variant forms of the Russell armorial crest indicate the existence of a library which has been suggested to be “a joint interest” (Armorials database). Lucy bequeathed books from her own (Harington) family to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.
- British Armorial Bindings.
- Payne, Helen. "Russell [née Harington], Lucy, countess of Bedford (bap. 1581, d. 1627), courtier and patron of the arts." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.