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Gillespie Roy Archibald Campbell
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Birth: 1507, Scotland
Death: 1558, Scotland

Gillespic Roy Archibald Campbell went under the name of Archibald Campbell. He was the oldest son of Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll and Jean Gordon.

He was born circa 1507 and died between 21 August 1558 and 2 December 1558 at Dulnynn, Scotland. He married three times.

1st Lady Helen Hamilton about 27 August 1529
Child:
Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll b. c 1532 d. 12 Sep 1573

2nd Lady Margaret Graham on 21 Apr 1541
Children:
Colin Campbell, 6th Earl of Argyll d. 10 Sep 1584
Lady Margaret Campbell d. Feb 1571/72
Lady Janet Campbell

3rd Catherine Maclean by contract on 12 March 1545/46
No known Children:

He had two illegitimate daughters:
Agnes Campbell by Janet Gordon
Mary Campbell by Unknown Lady

In 1529 at the death of his father Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll, he inherited the titles of:
4th Earl of Argyll - 5th Lord Campbell - 4th Lord Lorne

He held the offices of:
Master of the Household 28 Oct 1529
Justiciar [Scotland]28 Oct 1529
Master of the King's Wine Cellar 28 Mar 1542
Justiciar of Bute 1545

In 1543 he was bestowed with the Lands of Muckart, Perthsire for services in defense of the Church against heresies. Archibald fought in the battle of Pinkie on 10 Sep 1547, where he commanded a group of Highlanders. In 1548 he fought in the Siege of Haddington. He was suspected by King James V and his privy council of having caused disturbances in the Scottish Isles. He was brought in front of the king and eventually imprisoned, but later released and regained all of his positions after James died. After 1548 the gold of the English won him over and he joined the English side.

Sources:
The Peerage - Person Page 2207 - thepeerage.com/page2207
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 Parents:
  Colin Cailen Malloch Campbell (1486 - 1529)
 
 Children:
  Archibald Doun Campbell (1532 - 1573)*
  Colin Campbell (1542 - 1584)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kilmun Parish Church and Cemetery
Kilmun
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
 
Created by: Sharren Formby
Record added: Nov 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61807698
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