|Death: ||Oct., 1638|
Archibald 7th Earl of Argyll "Gruamach" Campbell
1st. Archibald, his successor, seventh Earl of Argyll, called Gruamach, i.e, stern looked
XXXYII. The eldest, Archibald, seventh Earl of Argyll, was distinguished by his military genius as well as by his constant and loyal adherence to his sovereign. He commanded his forces against the Earls of Huntly and Errol at the battle of Glenlivet, anno 1594; reduced the MacGregors, anno 1603, and sup- pressed a more formidable insurrection of the MacDonalds in the western islands, anno 1614.* For these services he obtained a grant of the country of Kin tyre anno 1617, which was confirmed by special Acts of Parhament. In the year 1618 he went to Spain, and signed himself in the service of that crown for many years, until he obtained his Majesty's permission to return, and died at London, anno 1638." He was twice married, first to Lady Ann Douglas, daughter to William, Earl of Morton, by whom he had a son and successor —
NOTE: TOOK THE 3 SONS OF BARRON MCLEA WITH HIM TO SPAIN, AND THE MCLEA'S NEVER RETURNED
Archibald, eighth Earl of Argyll, and also four daughters.
1st. Ann, married to George, second Marquis of Huntly, and had issue.
2nd. Annabell, to Robert Kerr, second Earl of Lothian, and had issue.
3rd. Jean, to John Gordon, first Viscount Kenmure, and had issue.
4th. Mary, to Sir Robert Montgomery of Skelmorly, and had issue.
His second wife was Ann, daughter of Sir William Cornwallis of Brome, in Suffolk, ancestor of the Earl Cornwallis, by whom he had —
1st. James, created Lord Kintyre, anno 1622, by King James the Sixth, and dignified by King Charles the First with the title of Earl of Irvine, by letters patent dated 28th March, 1642,but he having died without heirs male, his titles became extinct. 2nd. Mary, married to James, Lord Kollo, and had issue.
Colin Campbell (1542 - 1584)
Anne Cornwallis Campbell (____ - 1634)*
Archibald Campbell (1597 - 1661)*
Archibald Duncan Campbell (1598 - 1661)*
Kilmun Parish Church and Cemetery
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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