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009501

Rachel, Lady Russell (1636-1723), born Rachel Wriothesley, wife of William, Lord Russell 'the patriot', English Whig statesman. Acted; acted as husband's 'writer' during his trial for complicity in Rye House Plot, 1683. Russell was found guilty of treason and beheaded. Stipple engraving after portrait in Woburn Abbey.

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Rachel, Lady Russell (1636-1723), born Rachel Wriothesley, wife of William, Lord Russell 'the patriot', English Whig statesman. Acted; acted as husband's 'writer' during his trial for complicity in Rye House Plot, 1683.  Russell was found guilty of treason and beheaded. Stipple engraving after portrait in Woburn Abbey.