George Hay, 8th Earl of Kinnoull

George Hay, 8th Earl of Kinnoull

George Henry Hay, 8th Earl of Kinnoull (1689 - 29 July 1758) was a British aristocrat and diplomat, styled Viscount Dupplin from 1709 to 1719.

He was the son of Thomas Hay, 7th Earl of Kinnoull and son-in-law of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer.

From 1729-1734, the Earl was British ambassador to the Sublime Porte of the Ottoman Empire in Constantinople.


"The Earl and His Butler in Constantinople" - Nigel and Caroline Webb

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