William Stuart (bishop)
|The Most Reverend
|Archbishop of Armagh|
Archbishop William Stuart sculpted by Francis Chantrey
|Successor||Lord John Beresford|
|Other posts||Bishop of St David's|
|Consecration||12 January 1794|
|Died||6 May 1822 (aged 68)
London (or Bath), England
|Buried||Luton Hoo, England|
|Parents||John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute and Mary Wortley-Montagu|
|Children||Mary, William, and Henry|
- Mary Juliana Stuart (died 11 July 1866) married Thomas Knox, 2nd Earl of Ranfurly.
- Sir William Stuart (born 31 October 1798–died 7 July 1874) married firstly Henrietta Mariah Sarah, daughter of Admiral Sir Charles Pole, 1st Baronet, and married secondly Georgiana, daughter of General Frederick Nathaniel Walker.
- Henry Stuart (born 1804–died 26 October 1854, Kempston, Bedfordshire).
He died in London (or possibly in Bath) from accidentally taking an improper medicine on 6 May 1822, aged 68. He was buried at his family's seat, Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire. In St Patrick's Anglican Cathedral in Armagh is a full length marble figure of the Archbishop, in the attitude of prayer; and beneath it is the following Latin inscription:
- M. S. / Reverendissimi in Christo patris / GULIELMI STUART, S T P. / per annos xxii hujusce Ecclesiæ / Archiepiscopi. / Hoc monumentum / Clerici Armachani / pio functi munere / posuerunt. / Obiit anno salutis MDCCCXXII / Ætat. Suæ Ixviii.
- Most Rev. Hon. William Stuart. Peerage.com. Retrieved on 19 March 2010.
- Source: Cambridge University Alumni, 1261–1900.
- Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 299. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
- Fryde, ibid., p. 380.
- Cotton, Henry (1849). The Succession of the Prelates and Members of the Cathedral Bodies of Ireland. Fasti ecclesiae Hiberniae. Vol. 3, The Province of Ulster. Dublin: Hodges and Smith. p. 28.