John Stuart, 3rd Yerl o Bute

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The Earl of Bute

3rd Earl of Bute by Sir Joshua Reynolds.jpg
Prime Meenister o Great Breetain
In office
26 Mey 1762 – 8 Apryle 1763
MonarchGeorge III
Precedit biThe Duke o Newcastle
Succeedit biGeorge Grenville
Leader o the Hoose o Lairds
In office
26 Mey 1762 – 8 Apryle 1763
MonarchGeorge III
Prime Meenisterhimsel
Precedit biThe Duke o Newcastle
Succeedit biunkent
Secretar o State for the Northren Depairtment
In office
25 Mairch 1761 – 27 Mey 1762
MonarchGeorge III
Prime MeenisterThe Duke o Newcastle
Precedit biThe Yerl o Holdernesse
Succeedit biGeorge Grenville
Personal details
BornJohn Stuart
25 Mey 1713(1713-05-25)
Dee'd10 Mairch 1792(1792-03-10) (aged 78)
Restin placeSt Mary's Chaipel, Rothesay, Isle o Bute
NaitionalityScots an Breetish
Poleetical pairtyTory
Spoose(s)Mary Wortley Montagu (m. 1736)
Bairns
Alma materLeiden University
ReligionScots Episcopal Kirk[1]

John Stuart, 3rd Yerl o Bute, KG, PC (UK /bjuːt/; 25 Mey 1713 – 10 Mairch 1792) wis a Scots nobleman wha served as Prime Meenister o Great Breetain (1762–1763) unner George III. He wis arguably the last important favourite in Breetish politics. He wis the first Prime Meenister frae Scotland follaein the Acts o Union in 1707.

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  1. Pond, Chris (12 June 2002). "Parliament and religious disabilities" (PDF). Standard Note: SN/PC/1493. Pairlament o the Unitit Kinrick. Retrieved 2010-05-10.