5th earl of Moray, Alexander Stewart


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Moray was a descendant of Regent Moray, himself an illegitimate son of James V. He rose to high office after the Restoration. From 1675 to 1676 he was justice‐general [S], a lord of the Treasury in 1678, and served as secretary of state [S] from 1680 to 1689. He was deprived of all his offices after the Glorious Revolution.

Subjects: British History.

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