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Luton Hoo, the seat of the Earl of Bute. (from the General evening post, Nov.18, 1783.)

Luton Hoo, the seat of the Earl of Bute. (from the General evening post, Nov.18, 1783.)

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Published in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3690, no. 04.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
PaginationPp.63*-*66
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16942266M

The Walled Garden at Luton Hoo Estate was designed by Capability Brown in the late 's for John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, noted Botanist and Prime Minister under George III. The Garden changed and evolved under owners and management to match the fashion of horticulture in the 19th and 20th centuries, with each owner leaving their mark on the. John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute Tory to Born. 25 May , Parliament Square, Edinburgh. Died. 10 March , South Audley Street, London. Dates in office. to

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.   BUTE, JOHN STUART, 3rd Earl of (), English prime minister, son of James, 2nd earl, and of Lady Jane Campbell, daughter of the 1st duke of Argyll, was born on the 25th of May ; he was educated at Eton and succeeded to the earldom (in the peerage of Scotland; created for his grandfather Sir James Stuart in ) on his father's death in He was elected a representative .

Date of succession John Crichton-Stuart (–) Fourth Marquess of Bute Married Augusta Bute nee Bellingham. Augusta and her husband offered Mount Stuart for use as a medical facility first to the military and then to the Admiralty upon the outbreak of the First World War.   John, 3rd Earl of Bute, the subject of this urbanely erudite, soberly handsome volume, would be particularly pleased to know that his private world has been reconstructed. He was a much better collector than a politician. As prime minister, Bute had the misfortune to follow Chatham, and inevitably suffered by the comparison.


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Luton Hoo, the seat of the Earl of Bute. (from the General evening post, Nov.18, 1783.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

An overview of the history: There has been a house on the present site of Luton Hoo since at least when Robert Napier bought the estate. Today’s mansion house dates from the late 18th century when it was the seat of the 3rd Earl of Bute, then Prime Minister to George III. Get this from a library. Luton Hoo, the seat of the Earl of Bute.

(from the General evening post, Nov. 18, ). See more of Luton Hoo Estate on Facebook. Log In. or/5(28). Original Antique Engraving Illustrating Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire, The Seat of the Earl of Bute. By W. Watts and Published in by Original Engraved Illustration from The Seats of the Nobility Luton Hoo Gentry By W.

Watts. and a great selection of related books, art. Luton Hoo There has been a house on the present site of Luton Hoo since at least when Robert Napier bought the estate.

Today’s mansion house dates from the late 18th century when it was the seat of the 3rd Earl of Bute, then Prime Minister to George III. There has actually has been a house on the Luton Hoo estate since at leastand inKing James I stayed there under a royal procession.

Ina new mansion house was built by architect Robert Adam and it became the seat of the 3rd Earl of Bute, then Prime Minister to George III. Bute remained a friend of the king, continuing to advise him until George III broke with him in Bute bought the Luton Hoo estate in Bedfordshire in and went to live there towards the end of that year although he continued to sit in the House of Lords.

However, ill health caused him to travel in Europe between and Family history. John Stuart was the member of a family that descended from John Stewart (born ), Sheriff of Bute, a natural son of Robert II of Scotland and his mistress Moira Leitch, married to Janet Sympil and in to Elizabeth Graham.

This John Stewart was granted the lands of Bute, Arran and Cumbrae by his father. He was known as the 'Black Stewart' because of his dark complexion First holder: John Stuart.

John Stuart, third Earl of Bute () The Earl of Bute was born in Edinburgh on 25 May although the family home was on the Isle of Bute. He was the eldest son and second of eight children born to the second Earl of Bute and his wife Anne Campbell.

In he married Mary Wortley Montagu and they had five sons and six daughters. Luton Hoo Estate also possesses a 5-acre (20, m 2) octagonal walled garden which was established by John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, in the late s. Successive owners of the estate adapted the garden to match the changing fashions in gardens over the years.

John Crichton-Stuart, 2nd Marquess of Bute, KT, FRS (10 August – 18 March ), styled Lord Mount Stuart between andwas a wealthy aristocrat and industrialist in Georgian and early Victorian Britain.

He developed the coal and iron industries across Residence: Mount Stuart House. The Walled Garden at Luton Hoo Estate was designed by Capability Brown in the late 's for John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, noted Botanist and Prime Minister under George III.

The Garden changed and evolved under owners and management to match the fashion of horticulture in the 19th and 20th centuries, with each owner leaving their mark on the garden's rich history. The name Hoo is a word that means the "spur of a hill". The present day home was a Robert Adam designed building and it was intended for the 3 rd Earl of Bute.

Work of Luton Hoo began in and while the original plans were grand and imposing, the property never reached its full scale.

The last de Hoo was created Lord Hoo and Hastings in James I visited Luton Hoo in and knighted Robert Napier, whose seat the House then was. John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute and prime minister to George III, bought the Estate for £94, in (equivalent to approximately £13 million in values using the retail price index).

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. AKA John Stuart. UK Prime Minister, Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified. John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, English prime minister, son of James, 2nd Earl, and of Lady Jane Campbell, daughter of the 1st duke of Argyll, was born on the 25th of May Born: STEWART Earl of BUTE.

The first of this noble family was, 1. SIR JOHN STEWART, who obtained from his father, king Robert II. a grant of a fair estate in the island of Bute, * (the ancient patrimony of the family of Stew∣art,) with the heretable sheriff-ship of Bute, Arran, &c.

which was afterwards confirmed by a charter from his brother king Robert III. in which are these words. A house has stood on the site of Luton Hoo since at least when merchant Sir Robert Napier, 1st Baronet, purchased the estate, but the property as it stands dates from the late 18th century when it was the seat of the 3rd Earl of Bute, then prime minister to King George III, and it boasts beautiful landscaped gardens, designed by none other.

John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, Scottish royal favourite who dominated King George III of Great Britain during the first five years of his reign. As prime minister (–63), he negotiated the peace ending the Seven Years’ War (–63) with France, but he failed to create a stable administration.

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (Whig ) Posted by: Andrew Thompson, Posted on: 28 January - Categories: No 10 guest historian series, Past prime ministers.

John Stuart, third Earl of Bute, was a Scottish aristocrat who rose, through his royal connections to a position of political pre-eminence. Bute was born in Edinburgh on 25 May 'The Earl of Bute set out for Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire to take possession of an estate which his lordship has lately purchased for £,' Recov.

Hil. 55 Geo. III, rot. Gent. Mag. xxiii, Cobbe, Hist. of Luton Cburcb, The manor of Luton is thus described in the inventory for sale of. Luton Bedfordshire genealogy. There are two cemeteries here, one of which, held by a joint stock company, is known as the general cemetery, and lies to the west of the town, it was laid out inat a cost of £2, and covers an area of 11 acres; the lodge and small adjoining chapel were built at a cost of £ on the east side of the town is the Church Burial Ground, of about 2½.Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf and Spa, Bedfordshire, England, UK.

Watercolour of Luton Park (or Luton Hoo), Bedfordshire, from the West. Formerly identified as a view of Highcliffe Castle, Dorset. Both properties belonged to John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. By Adam Callander after an oil painting by Charles Steuart (fl) dated British, signed and dated Museum Number P