Bart. of Strensham in Worcestershire. He advanced 600 pounds to Sir William Davenant in 1661, and had a share in Davenant's Theatre.
5 Mar 2015, 8:35 p.m. - Terry Foreman
1st Bt (d. 1654). Treasurer of the Navy under Charles I. (L&M Companion)
3 May 2016, 10:50 p.m. - Bill
RUSSELL, Sir WILLIAM, first baronet (d. 1654), treasurer of the navy; free brother of East India Company, 1609; director, 1615; director of company of Merchants of London, 1612; bought treasurership of navy, 1618, and held office till c. 1627; reappointed, 1630; created baronet, 1630.
---Dictionary of National Biography: Index and Epitome. S. Lee, 1906.
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