Wednesday, 12 December 2007

James Stuart-Wortley

Rt. Hon. James Archibald Stuart-Wortley, PC, QC (1805 – 1881)

The youngest son of James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe, (1776 – 1845) and Lady Elizabeth Caroline Mary Crichton (1779–1856) and great-grandson of John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute.

A barrister at the Inner Temple in 1831, he became a Queen's Counsel in 1841 and hold the office of Solicitor General for England and Wales under Lord Palmerston.
He married Jane Lawley, daughter of Lord Wenlock.

Arms: Wortley quartering Stuart impalling Lawley.

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