James Stuart, 2nd Earl of Bute

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James Stuart, 2nd Earl of Bute (before 1696 – 28 January 1723) was the son of James Stuart, 1st Earl of Bute and Agnes Mackenzie.


In February 1711, he married Lady Anne Campbell (daughter of Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll and Elizabeth Tollemache) and had eight children:[1]


  1. ^ "Bute, Earl of (S, 1703)" Cracroft's Peerage. Web.
  2. ^ Menzies, David Prentice, The “Red and White” Book of Menzies: The History of Clan Menzies and Its Chiefs (Glasgow: Banks, 1894), p. 401. Open Library. Internet Archive.
  3. ^ Alexander Hastie Millar, The Historical Castles and Mansions of Scotland: Perthshire and Forfar (London: Gardner, 1890), p. 59. GoogleBooks.
  4. ^ Menzies, p. 401.
  5. ^ ThePeerage.com identifies her death date as 28 November; Cracroft's Peerage says 26 November.
  6. ^ ThePeerage.com.
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
James Stuart
Earl of Bute
Succeeded by
John Stuart