John Stuart, 3rd Yerl o Bute

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The Richt Honourable
The Earl of Bute
KG PC
3rd Earl of Bute by Sir Joshua Reynolds.jpg
Prime Meenister o Great Breetain
In office
26 Mey 1762 – 8 Apryle 1763
Monarch George III
Precedit bi The Duke o Newcastle
Succeedit bi George Grenville
Leader o the Hoose o Lairds
In office
26 Mey 1762 – 8 Apryle 1763
Monarch George III
Prime Meenister himsel
Precedit bi The Duke o Newcastle
Succeedit bi unkent
Secretar o State for the Northren Depairtment
In office
25 Mairch 1761 – 27 Mey 1762
Monarch George III
Prime Meenister The Duke o Newcastle
Precedit bi The Yerl o Holdernesse
Succeedit bi George Grenville
Personal details
Born John Stuart
25 Mey 1713(1713-05-25)
Dee'd 10 Mairch 1792(1792-03-10) (aged 78)
Restin place St Mary's Chaipel, Rothesay, Isle o Bute
Naitionality Scots an Breetish
Poleetical pairty Tory
Spoose(s) Mary Wortley Montagu (m. 1736)
Bairns
Alma mater Leiden University
Religion Scots 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Pond, Chris (12 Juin 2002). "Parliament and religious disabilities" (PDF). Standard Note: SN/PC/1493. Parliament of the United Kingdom. Retrieved 2010-05-10.