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About John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute KG, PC (25 May 1713 – 10 March 1792), styled Lord Mount Stuart before 1723, was a Scottish nobleman who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain (1762–1763) under George III, and was arguably the last important favourite in British politics. He was the first Prime Minister from Scotland following the Acts of Union in 1707.

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He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England. He held the office of Hereditary Sheriff of Bute between 1723 and 1747.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Bute [S., 1703] on 28 January 1723.
He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Kingarth [S., 1703] on 28 January 1723.
He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Mount-stuart, Cumra and Inchmarnock [S., 1703] on 28 January 1723. He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet Stuart, of Bute [N.S., 1627] on 28 January 1723. He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1737 and 1741.
He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1738.
He held the office of Groom of the Stole to HRH The Prince of Wales from 1750 to 1751, Frederick.
He held the office of Groom of the Stole to HRH The Prince of Wales between 1756 and 1760, George. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1760.1 He held the office of Groom of the Stole to King George III between 1760 and 1761. 

He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1761 and 1780.

He held the office of Ranger of Richmond Park between 1761 and 1792. He held the office of Chancellor of Marischal College, Aberdeen between 1761 and 1792. He held the office of Secretary of State for the North from 1761 to 1762. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1762 and he resigned his Knighthood, Order of the Thistle.1 He held the office of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury between 29 May 1762 and 15 April 1763. In 1763 he purchased the estate at Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire. He held the office of Vice-Admiral of Bute between 1764 and 1776. 

He held the office of President of the Society of Antiquaries [Scotland] between 1780 and 1792.

He was invested as a Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (F.R.C.P.E.)

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John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute's Timeline

1713
May 25, 1713
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, UK
1741
1741
Age 27
1744
June 30, 1744
Age 31
Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
1744
Age 30
1745
1745
Age 31
Abt. 1745
1747
September 19, 1747
Age 34
1748
1748
Age 34
1750
1750
Age 36
1751
1751
Age 37
1753
January 1753
Age 39