James Stuart (c.1717 - 1800)

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Nicknames: "-Mackenzie"
Death: Died
Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About James Stuart

Biographical Summary

Mackenzie, James Stuart-. ?-06/04/1800. Ref: 1461. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon PC.
  • Profession: Landowner, Politician.
  • Appointments Held: MP 1742-7 Argyllshire, 1747-54 Buteshire, 1854-61 Ayr Burghs, 1761-80 Ross-shire; Envoy Extraordinary 1758-61 to the King of Sardinia; Lord Privy Seal of Scotland 1763-1800.
  • Schools and Tutors: Eton College, Buckinghamshire 1728-32.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Leyden 1737.
  • Mother: Lady Anne Campbell.
  • Father: James Stuart, 2nd. Earl of Bute.
  • Siblings: John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute FRSE 1713-92.
  • Other Family: Brother-in-law of Robert Bruce, Lord Kennet FRSE 1718-85.
  • References: Shapin 311.
  • Memberships: FSA(Scot).
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Notes: Born c1717.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 592

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