Campbell, Archibald 4th Earl of Argyll

Male - 1558


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  • Name Campbell, Archibald 
    Suffix 4th Earl of Argyll 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1558 
    Person ID I13408  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2010 

    Father Campbell, Colin 3rd Earl of Argyll,   d. 9 Oct 1529 
    Mother Gordon, Jean 
    Married 1505 
    Family ID F9114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Graham, Lady Margaret 
    Children 
     1. Campbell, Sir Colin 6th Earl of Argyll,   d. 10 Sep 1584
     2. Campbell, Lady Margaret,   d. 1571
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F9148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hamilton, Lady Helen 
    Children 
     1. Campbell, Archibald 5th Earl of Argyll,   b. 1532,   d. 12 Sep 1573  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F9613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Archibald Campbell 4th Earl of Argyll 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 Master of the Household on 28 October 1529.
      He held the office of Justiciar [Scotland] 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.


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