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Bute, John Stuart, Earl of

Record IDcnp01322765
Biographical Data1713 - 1792
Last Edit2019-05-03

General Note

John Stuart, third Earl of Bute. Succeeded to lands and titles 1723 under the guardianship of his uncles (Duke of Argyll, Earl of Ilay), attended Eton 1724-28, studied civil law at Leiden graduating 1732, elected Scottish representative peer 1737, Order of the Thistle 1738, Lord of the Bedchamber to Prince Frederick 1750, became tutor and principal advisor to the future George III, appointed to Privy Council 1760, Secretary of State 1761, Chancellor of Marischal College, 1761-92, first Lord of the Treasury [Prime Minister] 1762, resigned 9 April 1763, retired to villa in Hampshire 1771 and began collecting prints, books and scientific instruments, donated private scientific library of 1300 volumes to Marischal College in 1786, connected with the development of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Edinburgh and Kew.
Homme politique britannique.
Engl. Politiker; Earl

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Further Biographical Data1713-1792
Title of NobilityGraf (gnd)
ActivityPersonen der Geschichte (Politiker und historische Persönlichkeiten) (16.5p) (sswd)
Politiker (gnd)
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)


HeadingBute, John Stuart, Earl of
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Bute, John Stuart ¬of¬
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; Common Library Network (GBV), Göttingen (Germany)
Bute, John Stuart, Earl of
used in: British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - AACR2 Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Stuart, John, Earl of Bute (3rd)
used in: British Library: English Short Title Catalogue - GK Heading, London (United Kingdom)
Stuart of Bute, John
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Variant NameBute, (John Stuart), 3rd Earl of
Bute, John Stuart
Bute, John Stuart, Third Earl
Bute, [Stuart], Earl of
Bute, Johann ¬von¬
Bute, Johann ¬von¬, Comte, Homme politique
Bute, Johann ¬von¬, Earl, Politician
Bute, Johann ¬von¬, Graf, Politiker
Bute, John S.
Bute, John Stuart
3d Earl of, 1713-1792
Bute, John Stuart
Bute, John Stuart, Comte, Homme politique
Bute, John Stuart, Earl, Politician
Bute, John Stuart, Graf, Politiker
Bute, John Stuart of, Comte, Homme politique
[*French*] [Sources: CH-GND]
Bute, John Stuart of, Earl, Politician
[*English*] [Sources: CH-GND]
Bute, John Stuart of, Graf, Politiker
Bute, Lord
John, Earl of Bute
John, Earl of Bute
John, Earl of Bute, Comte, Homme politique
John, Earl of Bute, Earl, Politician
John, Earl of Bute, Graf, Politiker
John, III., Bute, Earl
Stuart, John
Earl of Bute, 1713-1792
Stuart, John, Comte, Homme politique
Stuart, John, Earl, Politician
Stuart, John, Graf, Politiker
Stuart, John, comte de Bute
Stuart Bute, John
Stuart Bute, John, Comte, Homme politique
Stuart Bute, John, Earl, Politician
Stuart Bute, John, Graf, Politiker
Stuart of Bute, John
Stuart of Bute, John, Comte, Homme politique
Stuart of Bute, John, Earl, Politician
Stuart of Bute, John, Graf, Politiker
Stuart, John


Found inDNB. — Fasti 8. — Drummond 296. — CP. — GK55. — DNB. — LoC-NA, B 1986, M
Imprint SourcesDarly, Matthew: A political and satyrical History of the years 1756 - 59. - [ca. 1760]
T128275: his The Right Honourable John Earl of Bute ... appellant, 1762


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