Sir Duncan Campbell, of Kilmichael, 1st Lord of Auchinbreck

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Duncan Campbell

Also Known As: "1st Auchenbreck; No. 326", "Sir Duncan Campbell", "4th Lord of Auchinbreck", "1st Lord Campbell of Auchinbreck & Kilmichael"
Birthplace: Argyllshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Glossary, Argyllshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Duncan "Na-Adh" Campbell, of Luchow, 1st Lord Campbell and Margaret Stewart, of Blackhall & Ardgowan
Husband of Anna Campbell and Anna Campbell
Father of Dugald Campbell of Auchinbreck and Kilmichael and Cailen Campbell
Brother of Neil Campbell, of Ormidale and Arthur or Archibald Campbell, Ancestor of Otter
Half brother of Archibald Campbell, Master of Campbell; Colin McIphryar Campbell, 1st Lord of Glenorchy and Celestine Campbell

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About Sir Duncan Campbell, of Kilmichael, 1st Lord of Auchinbreck

  • Duncan Campbell1
  • M, #24605, d. 1497
  • Father Sir Duncan 'the Fortunate or Prosperous' Campbell, 1st Lord Campbell b. c 1364, d. c Dec 1453
  • Mother Margaret Stewart
  • Duncan Campbell was born at of Auchinbreck and Kilmichael in Glassary, Scotland. He and Anne MacDougall obtained a marriage license on 29 January 1457; Date of dispensation. Duncan Campbell died in 1497.
  • Family Anne MacDougall
  • Child
    • Dugald Campbell+ d. 1497
  • Citations
  • 1.[S7809] Unknown author, Irvine of Drum, by D. A. McCormick, 1989, p. 13, 17; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 144; Burke's Landed Gentry, 1936, p. 335.
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  • Duncan Campbell of Kilmichael1
  • M, #19438
  • Last Edited=26 Jan 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.05%
  • Duncan Campbell of Kilmichael was the son of Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Lord Campbell and Margaret Stewart.2
  • On 19 June 1452 he had a large estate confirmed to him by charter.1 He lived at Kilmichael, Glassary, England.1
  • Child of Duncan Campbell of Kilmichael
    • 1.Dugald Campbell of Auchinbreck and Kilmichael+3 b. 1460, d. 1497
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Volume 1, page 666. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S8] Volume 1, page 104. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  • 3.[S37] See. [S37]
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  • Duncan Campbell, 1st Lord Campbell (Classical Gaelic Donnchadh mac Cailein, and also called Donnchadh na-Adh (English: Duncan the fortunate) of Loch Awe, (died 1453), was an important figure in Scottish affairs in the first half of the fifteenth century and Justiciar of Argyll. He was head of the Clan Campbell for 40 years. ....
  • He died between February 1453 and 21 May 1454, and was buried in a magnificent sculptured tomb in the collegiate church at Kilmun which he and Margaret Stewart had founded in 1442.
  • His second son by his wife Margaret, Colin, was the founder of the Campbell of Glenorchy and Breadalbane line. His other sons by his second marriage, Archibald, Duncan, and Neil, created the Campbell septs of Otter, Kilmichael and Ormidale, respectively.
  • His grandson Colin, son of his only child by his first wife, Gillespic (Archibald) (d. 1440), succeeded him as Chief of the Clan Campbell and continued Duncan's efforts to increase their power.
  • From:,_1st_Lord_Campbell


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Sir Duncan Campbell, of Kilmichael, 1st Lord of Auchinbreck's Timeline

Argyllshire, Scotland
Age 26
Auchinbreck, Argyll, Scotland
July 6, 1462
Age 31
Glossary, Argyllshire, Scotland