James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie

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James Archibald Stuart, later Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie (19 September 1747 – 1 March 1818), British politician and soldier, was the second son of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute and his wife Mary Stuart, Countess of Bute.

On 8 June 1767 he married Margaret Cunynghame, daughter of Sir David Cunynghame, 3rd Baronet, and they had five children:[1]

A colonel in the Bedfordshire militia, he raised the 92nd Regiment of Foot in 1779, and was appointed lieutenant-colonel commanding. He brought it to the West Indies in 1780, and suffered severely in health. He returned home in 1783 and the regiment was disbanded, following the Treaty of Paris. Upon the death of his mother, in 1794, he inherited the properties of the Wortley family, and assumed that surname on 17 January 1795. In 1800, he added the additional surname of Mackenzie, having succeeded to the estates of his uncle James Stuart Mackenzie.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Theroff's Online Gotha, Bute". Retrieved 2006-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Family of the Marquis of Bute". Retrieved 2006-12-01. 
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Alexander Wedderburn
Member of Parliament for Ayr Burghs
17681774
Succeeded by
Sir George Macartney
Preceded by
The Viscount Fortrose
(for Caithness)
Member of Parliament for Buteshire
17741780
Succeeded by
John Sinclair
(for Caithness)
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Viscount Cranborne
Sir Ralph Payne
Member of Parliament for Plympton Erle
17801784
With: Sir Ralph Payne
Succeeded by
Paul Treby Ourry
John Stephenson
Preceded by
John Sinclair
(for Caithness)
Member of Parliament for Buteshire
17841790
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Sir John Sinclair, Bt
(for Caithness)
Preceded by
Charles Stuart
Matthew Montagu
Member of Parliament for Bossiney
17901796
With: Humphrey Minchin 1790–1796
Evelyn Pierrepont 1796
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John Stuart-Wortley
John Lubbock
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir John Sinclair, Bt
(for Caithness)
Member of Parliament for Buteshire
18061807
Succeeded by
Sir John Sinclair, Bt
(for Caithness)
Military offices
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Regiment raised
Lieutenant-Colonel of the 92nd Regiment of Foot
1779–1783
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Regiment disbanded