Charles Stuart GCB

Charles Stuart GCB (1779 - 1845)

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Sir Charles Stuart GCB aka 1st Lord Stuart de Rothesay
Born in Kenwood House, Hampstead (London)map
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Died in Highcliffe Castle, Hampshiremap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Oct 2014
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Biography

General Sir Charles Stuart, 1st and last Baron Stuart de Rothesay was born on 2 January 1779. He was the son of Lt.-Gen. Hon. Sir Charles Stuart and Louisa Bertie.

He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He was with the Diplomatic Service between 1801 and 1844.4 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1812. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1814. He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1815. He held the office of Ambassador to France between 1815 and 1824. He held the office of Ambassador to Holland between February 1815 and May 1815. He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Tower and Sword. He was created Marquez d'Angara [Portugal]. He was created Conde de Machico [Portugal]. He held the office of Ambassador to Portugal and Brazil between 1825 and 1826.4He held the office of Ambassador to France between 1828 and 1831. He was created 1st Baron Stuart de Rothesay, of the Isle of Bute [U.K.] on 22 January 1828. He held the office of Ambassador to Russia between 1841 and 1844.

Sir Charles Stuart, Lord Stuart de Rothesay, died at Highcliffe Castle on 6 November 1845 at age 66.

Marriage

He was married to Lady Elizabeth Margaret Yorke, daughter of Philip Yorke, 3rd Earl of Hardwicke and Lady Elizabeth Scot Lindsay, on 6 February 1816.

Children

Children of Charles Stuart, 1st and last Baron Stuart de Rothesay and Lady Elizabeth Margaret Yorke;

  • 1. Hon. Louisa Stuart. d. 12 May 1891.
  • 2. Hon. Charlotte Stuart. b. 31 Mar 1817, d. 18 Nov 1861.

Sources

  • Burke's Peerage (1949)
  • CHARLOTTE CANNING (1975), by Virginia Surtees


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On 28 Mar 2015 at 05:28 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

There is actually some confusion with this profile. The dates are for the 4th son of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, but the title Lord Stuart de Rothesay, and the father of Charlotte and Louisa Stuart, is actually belongs to Sir Charles Stuart's son, also called Charles Stuart, born 2 Jan 1779 and died 6 Nov 1845. I think it's going to be easier to change the dates on this profile, rather than unlink daughters and create a new profile.



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