Archibald the Red Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll

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Archibald the Red Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Argyllshire, Scotland,
Death: Died in Dulnynn, Probably Argyllshire, Scotland
Place of Burial: Kilmun Collegiate Church, Kilmun, Argyll, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll and Lady Jean Gordon
Husband of Lady Helen Hamilton; Lady Margaret Graham and Catherine Julian MacLean
Father of Janet Campbell; Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll; Jeanette Campbell; Agnes Campbell; Colin Campbell, 6th Earl of Argyll and 1 other
Brother of Agnes Campbell; John Gorm Campbell, 1st of Lochnell; Elizabeth Stewart / Gordon and Alexander Campbell

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

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I256087&tree=Welsh

http://www.thepeerage.com/p2207.htm#i22063


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.


https://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I4160&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous
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.

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

1508
August 1508
Argyllshire, Scotland,
1530
1530
Age 21
Mar, Aberdeen Scotland
1530
Age 21
Argyll, Scotland
1532
1532
Age 23
Argyll, Scotland, (Present UK)
1538
1538
Age 29
Argyll, Scotland
1541
1541
Age 32
Stirligshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1544
1544
Age 35
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland