Correspondence of Sir Charles Stuart, Baron Stuart de Rothesay (1779-1845) 19th century
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Scottish nobleman and English ambassador to France (1815-1830), and Russia (1841-1845). From the description of Papers, 1785-1855. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62684765 Charles Stuart, Baron de Rothesay was a Scottish nobleman who attended Eton. Early in his career he acted as a secret agent in Spain and Portugal. His first ambassadorial post was in the Netherlands in 1815. The following fifteen years he served as ambassador in France when Pari...
Charles Stuart was born on 2 January 1779, and was the son of General Sir Charles Stuart (1753-1801). The younger Stuart entered the Diplomatic Service and became Joint Charge d'Affaires in Madrid in 1808. In 1810, as an envoy to Portugal, he was created Count of Machico and Marquis of Angra, and Knight Grand Cross of the Tower and Sword (Portuguese Order: Ordem Militar da Torre e Espada). On 20 September 1812 he was made a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath and a Privy Councillor. Stua...