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Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll

Also Known As: "Cailen Malloch"
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 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

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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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[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, (, SCOTLAND KINGS; [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.
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.

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Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll's Timeline

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