Archibald More Campbell of Lochow

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Archibald More Campbell of Lochow

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Lochow, Argyllshire, Scotland
Death: 1372 (62)
Gillespie, Lochow, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Colin Campbell and Helena Campbell, of Lennox
Husband of Isabella Mary Campbell
Father of Sir Colin "Longantach" Campbell, of Lochow; Duncan Skeodan Campbell; Lady Helen Macdonald (Campbell) and Archibald Campbell
Brother of Dugald Campbell, of Lochow; Alicia Campbell; Neil Campbell; John Campbell, of Lochow; Duncan Skeodan Campbell and 1 other

Occupation: Knight
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About Archibald More Campbell of Lochow

Archibald (or Gillespic) Campbell, Lord of Lochow, was granted several forfeited estates 2 May 1343, and received also from Mary, Countess of Menteith, a grant of Kilmun, confirmed by charter of King David II 11 October 1363. He has been reported to have married a daughter of Sir John Menteith, but there is no confirmation of this. He married Mary (or Isabella) daughter of Sir John Lamont of that Ilk, and died in 1394 having by her issue:

..A1 Colin, his heir [see below]

..A2 Duncan Campbell, reported to be the ancestor of the Campbells of Glenfeochan

Sir Gillespie or Archibald, added largely to the family possessions, was twice married, and had three sons, Duncan, Colin and David, and a daughter, married to Duncan Macfarlane of Arrochar. Colin, the second son, was designed of Ardkinglass and of his family, the Campbells of Ardentinny, Dunoon, Carrick, Skipnish, B lythswood, Shawfield, Rachan, Auchwillan and Dergachie are branches.


He was granted several forfeited estates 2 May 1343, and received also from Mary, Countess of Menteith, a grant of Kilmun, confirmed by charter of David II 11 October 1363.

On 2 May 1343 David II granted him many forfeited lands including those of his brother Dougall Campbell and the barony of Morfrath (Melfort). He had a grant from Mary, Countess of Menteith of Kilmun which was confirmed by David II 11 Oct. 1363. He also obtained a large grant of land from John Menteith, Lord of Knapdal and Arran 29 Nov. 1352. On 15 March 1368/9 he had a charter to Craignish, Melfort, Straquhir and others.

He was an M.P. and in June 1368 he was directed to come to the King to be bound to keep the peace and restrain maruaders on other lands and because of this obligation he was absent from Parliament at Perth 18 Feb. 1369. At the same time it was proposed that the King and Court should pass through his lands in connection with the price of the wool to be purchased for payment of the King's ransom to England. On 26 March 1371 he paid homage to Robert II at Scone. Robert II granted him Loch Gilp, Earndrome, Loch Melfort and Loch Longe with half the dues of ward and relief within that district.

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Archibald More Campbell of Lochow's Timeline

1310
1310
Lochow, Argyllshire, Scotland
1344
1344
Age 34
Lochowe, Argylshire, Scotland
1345
1345
Age 35
Lochowe, Argyllshire, Scotland
1348
1348
Age 38
Lochow, Argyllshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1372
1372
Age 62
Gillespie, Lochow, Scotland
1394
1394
Age 62
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