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Stuart, John, first marquess of Bute (1744-1814), diplomatist

Roland Thorne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/64138

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Stuart, John, first marquess of Bute (1744-1814), diplomatist, was born at Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute, Scotland, on 30 June 1744, the eldest of the eight surviving children of John Stuart, third earl of Bute (1713-1792), prime minister, and his wife, Mary Wortley Montagu (1718-1794), who was created ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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