John Stuart, 12th Earl of Moray

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.

BackgroundEdit

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

CareerEdit

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 lifeEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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". Archived from the original on 26 November 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2009.
  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