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Archibald ARGYLL (bef1478-1513)

1. Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of ARGYLL, son of Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll (aft1435-1493) and Isabel STEWART (bef1455-1510), was born before 1478. He died on 9 September 1513 in Flodden.

 

Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Campbell on 10 May 1493. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Lorne on 10 May 1493. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Argyll on 10 May 1493. He held the office of Master of the Household, to King James IV in March 1494/95. He held the office of Lieutenant-General of the Isles in 1500. He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513, where he commanded the right wing of the army, along with his brother-in-law, the Earl of Lennox.

 

Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of ARGYLL had the following children:

 

Sir John Campbell of Calder (bef1510-1546). Sir was born before 1510. He died on 1 May 1546.

Second Generation

2. Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, son of Archibald Campbell, Master of Campbell and Elizabeth SOMERVILLE, was born between 1435 and 1440. He died on 10 May 1493. He married Isabel STEWART.

 

Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Campbell in 1453. He was created 1st Earl of Argyll [Scotland] in 1457. He held the office of Bailie of Cowal in 1460. He held the office of Master of the Household in 1464. He was created 1st Lord Lorne [Scotland] on 17 April 1470, together with a conveyance to him of the lands of and lordship of Lorne, after the resignation of his wife's uncle, Walter Stewart as Lord Lorne (who was then created Lord Innermeath). He held the office of Hereditary Justiciary and Sheriff of the lordship of Lorne in 1471. He held the office of Lieutenant and Commissary of Argyll in 1479.1 He held the office of Chancellor [Scotland] between 1483 and February 1488, being deprived of office after the rebellion and death of King James III. In 1487 he joined the conspiracy of the nobles against King James III.1 He held the office of Chancellor [Scotland] between June 1488 and 1493, reinstated by King James IV. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.

 

3. Isabel STEWART was born before 1455. She died on 26 October 1510. She and Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll had the following children:

 

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Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of ARGYLL (bef1478-1513)

Third Generation

4. Archibald Campbell, Master of Campbell, son of Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Lord Campbell and Lady Marjorie STEWART, married Elizabeth SOMERVILLE.

 

Archibald Campbell, Master of Campbell was also known as Gillespic. He was styled as Master of Campbell. He was also known as Celestine.

 

5. Elizabeth SOMERVILLE was the daughter of John Somerville, 2nd Lord Somerville and Helen HEPBURN. She and Archibald Campbell, Master of Campbell had the following children:

 

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Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll (aft1435-1493)