Campbell, Archibald 5th Earl of Argyll

Male 1532 - 1573  (41 years)


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  • Name Campbell, Archibald 
    Suffix 5th Earl of Argyll 
    Born 1532 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Sep 1573 
    Person ID I14138  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2010 

    Father Campbell, Archibald 4th Earl of Argyll,   d. 1558 
    Mother Hamilton, Lady Helen 
    Family ID F9613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stewart, Lady Jean,   d. 7 Jan 1587 
    Married 1 Jul 1553 
    Divorced 23 Jun 1573 
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F18019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Archibald Campbell 5th Earl of Argyll succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Campbell [S. 1445] in 1558.
      He held the office of Justiciar [Scotland] in 1558.2 He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Argyll [S. 1457] in 1558.
      He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Lorne [S. 1470] in 1558.
      He particpated in the plot to murder Queen Mary's husband Lord Darnley.
      In December 1567 he was censured by the General Assembly for having separated from his wife.
      He fought in the Battle of Langside on 13 May 1568 where he fought for the Queen.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1571.
      In 1572 he came to an agreement with the Regent Morton.
      He held the office of Lord Chancellor [Scotland] on 15 January 1572/73.


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