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Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll

Also Known As: "Cailen Malloch"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Glenurchy, Argyll, Scotland
Death: Died in Lochgoilhead, Argyllshire, Scotland
Place of Burial: Kilmun, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll and Elizabeth Stuart, Countess of Argyle
Husband of Lady Jean Gordon
Father of Archibald Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll; Agnes Campbell; John Gorm Campbell, 1st of Lochnell; Elizabeth Stewart / Gordon and Alexander Campbell
Brother of Lady Janet Stewart, Countess of Atholl; Archibald Campbell of Skippinch; Ellen Campbell; Margaret Campbell; Donald Campbell, Abbot of Coupar Angus and 6 others

Occupation: 3rd Earl of Argyll
Managed by: Scott David Hibbard
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About Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll

"Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll (c. 1486 – 9 October 1529) was a Scottish nobleman and soldier. He was the son of Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll and Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox. In 1506/07 he married Lady Jean Gordon, the eldest daughter of Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Campbell,_3rd_Earl_of_Argyll

http://erwinbagpiper.com/Campbell%20Family.htm

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98101247&ref=wvr

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I4207&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I7227&tree=Nixon

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10831.htm

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Citations / Sources:

[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 34. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 199. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 104, says by 26 March 1529. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 240. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Campbell, Colin. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

[S39] Medieval, royalty, nobility family group sheets (filmed 1996), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Department. Medieval Family History Unit, (Manuscript. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1996), FHL film 1553977-1553985..

[S881] A history of Clan Campbell, Campbell, Alastair, (Edinburgh : Polygon, c2000-2002), 929.241 C152ca., vol. 2 p. xxii.

[S1850] Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families, Charles Cawley, (http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/), SCOTLAND KINGS; http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SCOTLAND.htm [Accessed Nov 2009].

[S16] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 2 p. 90, vol. 11 p. 857.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 1 p. 171, vol. 2 p. 367. Colin Campbell, of Carrick, 3rd Earl of Argyll; Master of the King's Household; High Justiciar, Vice-Regent, and Lieutenant of Scotland; d. 1529.

[S6] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 1 p. 336., vol. 4 p. 533.

[S21] #226 The Peerage of Scotland: Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, from Their Origin to the Present Generation (2nd edition, 1813), Douglas, Sir Robert, (2nd edition. 2 volumes. Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1813 NOTE: Caution should be taken with this peerage, and compared with other peerages to obtain accurate information about the families. Some of the lineages are confused, but can be used for supplemental information.), FHL book Q 941 D22d; FHL microfilm 1,440,956 items., vol. 1 p. 90, 646.


https://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I4207&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous
He was called "Mailach or "High-Brows". He was of Carrick and the 3rd Earl of Argyll. He was Master of the Kings Household in 1513/14 and High Justice of Scotland and was vice-regent to the King in1517. He served as Lieutenant of the Borders and Warden of the Marches and Sheriff of co. Argyll.
Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll (c. 1486 – 9 October 1529) was a Scottish nobleman and soldier.

from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Campbell,_3rd_Earl_of_Argyll

Life

He was the son of Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll and Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox. In 1506/07 he married Lady Jean Gordon, the eldest daughter of Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly.

Campbell led an army against the insurrection of various Highland chieftains; a few years later, he joined the court of King James V. He was given the position Lord Warden of the Marches and in 1528, Lord Justice General of Scotland.[1] He is buried at Kilmun Parish Church.

Family

Children of Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll and Jean Gordon:

  • Archibald Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll d. bt 21 August 1558 – 2 December 1558, married three times.
  • John Campbell, 1st of Lochnell, killed at the Battle of Langside.[2]
  • Lady Elizabeth Campbell d. c 1548, married; firstly, James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, an illegitimate son of King James IV; secondly, John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland[3]
  • Lady Agnes Campbell (1526–1601), married James MacDonald and Turlough Luineach O'Neill.

Argyll's sister, Lady Catherine Campbell, survived a murder attempt by her husband, Lachlan Maclean of Duart in 1527. Maclean rowed out to Lady's Rock in the Firth of Lorne one night at low tide and left his wife stranded.[4]


Notes for Colin Campbell: This nobelman was appointed, in 1528, lieutenant of the borders, warden of the marches, heritable sheriff of Argyllshire, justice-general of Scotland, and Master of the king's household. His lordship married Jane, daughter of Alexander, 3rd Earl of Huntly and had issue, 1. ARCHIBALD, 4th earl. 2. John, ancestor of Campbell of Lochnell, Campbell now of Barbreck, Campbell of Balerno, and Stonefield. 3. Alexander, Dean of Moray. 1. Elizabeth married 1st, James, Earl of Moray, illegitimate son of JAMES IV., King of Scots, and by him (who died 12 June, 1544) had a daughter. She married 2ndly, John, 10th Earl of Sutherland, s.p. The earl died in 1529, and was succeeded by his eldest son, ARCHIBALD, 4th EARL OF ARGYLL. This nobleman was the first person of importance in Scotland who embraced the Protestant religion, and he became subsequently a strenuous advocate for the Reformation. He married 1st, Helen, daughter of James. Earl of Arran, and had one son, 1. ARCHIBALD, his successor. He married 2ndly, Margaret, daughter of William Graham, Earl of Monteith, by whom he had, 2. COLIN, who succeeded as 6th Earl. 1. Margaret, married James, Lord Doune. 2. Janet, married Hector Maclean, of Doward His lordship died in 1558, and was succeeded by his eldest son,

ARCHIBALD, 5TH EARL OF ARGYLL.


Notes for Colin Campbell: This nobelman was appointed, in 1528, lieutenant of the borders, warden of the marches, heritable sheriff of Argyllshire, justice-general of Scotland, and Master of the king's household. His lordship married Jane, daughter of Alexander, 3rd Earl of Huntly and had issue, 1. ARCHIBALD, 4th earl. 2. John, ancestor of Campbell of Lochnell, Campbell now of Barbreck, Campbell of Balerno, and Stonefield. 3. Alexander, Dean of Moray. 1. Elizabeth married 1st, James, Earl of Moray, illegitimate son of JAMES IV., King of Scots, and by him (who died 12 June, 1544) had a daughter. She married 2ndly, John, 10th Earl of Sutherland, s.p. The earl died in 1529, and was succeeded by his eldest son, ARCHIBALD, 4th EARL OF ARGYLL. This nobleman was the first person of importance in Scotland who embraced the Protestant religion, and he became subsequently a strenuous advocate for the Reformation. He married 1st, Helen, daughter of James. Earl of Arran, and had one son, 1. ARCHIBALD, his successor. He married 2ndly, Margaret, daughter of William Graham, Earl of Monteith, by whom he had, 2. COLIN, who succeeded as 6th Earl. 1. Margaret, married James, Lord Doune. 2. Janet, married Hector Maclean, of Doward His lordship died in 1558, and was succeeded by his eldest son,

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Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll's Timeline

1486
1486
Glenurchy, Argyll, Scotland
1508
August 1508
Age 22
Argyllshire, Scotland,
1526
1526
Age 40
1529
October 9, 1529
Age 43
Lochgoilhead, Argyllshire, Scotland
October 9, 1529
Age 43
Kilmun, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Lochgoilhead, Lochgoilhead, Argyllshire, Scotland
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Lochgoilhead, Argyllshire, Scotland