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Colin (aft1435-1493)

1. 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.

 

Isabel STEWART and Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll had the following children:

 

Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of ARGYLL (bef1478-1513). Archibald was born before 1478. He died on 9 September 1513 in Flodden.

Second Generation

2. 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.

 

3. 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)

Third Generation

4. Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Lord Campbell, son of Sir Colin Campbell of Lochow and Mariot CAMPBELL, married Marjorie STEWART.

 

5. Lady Marjorie STEWART has few details recorded about her. She and Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Lord Campbell had the following children:

 

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Archibald Campbell, Master of Campbell ( - )

 

6. John Somerville, 2nd Lord Somerville married Helen HEPBURN.

 

7. Helen HEPBURN has few details recorded about her. She and John Somerville, 2nd Lord Somerville had the following children:

 

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Elizabeth SOMERVILLE ( - )