John Stuart, 12th Earl of Moray

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John Stuart, 12th Earl of Moray (25 January 1797 – 8 November 1867), styled The Honourable John Stuart between 1810 and 1859, was a Scottish soldier and politician.

Background[edit]

Moray was a younger son of Francis Stuart, 10th Earl of Moray, and Lucy, daughter of Major-General John Scott.[1]

Career[edit]

Moray was a captain in the British Army[2] and also sat as Member of Parliament for Newport from 1825 to 1826.[3] In 1859 he succeeded his elder brother in the earldom and entered the House of Lords.

Personal life[edit]

Lord Moray died in November 1867, aged 70. He never married and was succeeded in the earldom by his half-brother, Archibald Stuart.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "p. 2524". The Peerage. [unreliable source]
  2. ^ Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990,[page needed]
  3. ^ leighrayment.com
  4. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "p. 2524". The Peerage. [unreliable source]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Leonard Worsley-Holmes, Bt
Charles Duncombe
Member of Parliament for Newport
1825–1826
With: Charles Duncombe
Succeeded by
George Canning
William Henry John Scott
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Francis Stuart
Earl of Moray
1859–1867
Succeeded by
George Stuart