Archbald the Red Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll

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Archbald the Red Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll

Swedish: 4. Earl of Argyll Archibald "The Red" Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll
Also Known As: "The Red"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Argyll, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: July 18, 1558 (45-53)
Probably, Dulnynn, Argyll, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Kilmun, Argyll, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll and Jean Gordon
Husband of NN MacEoun; Helen Hamilton; Margaret Graham and Catherine MacLean
Father of Colin Campbell, of Barbreck; Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll; Janet Campbell; Jeanette Campbell; Lady Margaret Campbell and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Campbell; John Gorm Campbell, 1st of Lochnell; Agnes Campbell and Alexander Campbell
Half brother of Donald Campbell; 4th Earl of Argyll Archibald Campbell and John Stewart, 4th of Appin

Occupation: 5th Lord of Campbell; 4th Earl of Argyll, Knight
Managed by: Martin Joy
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About Archbald the Red Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll

died between 21 August 1558 and 2 December 1558

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archibald_Campbell,_4th_Earl_of_Argyll

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He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Campbell [S., 1445] in 1529.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Lorne [S., 1470] in 1529.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Argyll [S., 1457] in 1529.

He held the office of Justiciar [Scotland] on 28 October 1529.

He held the office of Master of the Household on 28 October 1529.

He held the office of Master of the King's wine cellar on 28 March 1542.

In 1543 the lands of of Muckart, Perthsire were bestowed on him for his services in the defence of the Church against heresies.

He held the office of Justiciar of Bute in 1545.

He fought in the Battle of Pinkie on 10 September 1547, where he commanded a body of Highlanders.

He fought in the Siege of Haddington in 1548.

After 1548 he was won over by English gold, and went over to the English side.

He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.



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Archibald was calle "the Red" and was the 4th Earl of Argyll. Appointed by King James V Justice-General of Scotland and Master of the Kings Household. He was Mater of the Kings wine cellar in 1542. He fought with distinction at the battle of Pinkie in 1547 and at the siege of Haddington in 1548. He was among the first peers to adopt Protestantism. In 1558, he wad again appointed to Justice-General by Queen Mary.

Darryl Lundy's Peerage


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Archbald the Red Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll's Timeline

1508
August 1508
Argyll, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1530
July 14, 1530
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
1530
Argyll, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1532
1532
Argyll, Scotland, (Present UK)
1536
1536
Scotland (United Kingdom)
1538
1538
Argyll, Scotland
1541
1541
Gargunnock, Stirligshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1545
1545
Argyle, Scotland