The eldest, Archibald, fourth Earl of Argyll, was Lord Chancellor of Scotland, and one of those Peers who, upon the death of King James the Fifth, entered into an association to oppose the intended match between Queen Mary and King Edward the Sixth of England, and consequent union of the crowns, as tending "to the high dishonour, perpetual skaith.
damage, and ruin of the libertie and nobleness of this reahne," as expressed in the original, dated 4th July, 1543,which occasioned a war with England, in which he distinguished himself greatly for courage and con- duct, both in the unfortunate battle of Pinkie, anno 1547, and the siege of Haddington, 1548.t He was the first of his family who embraced the Protestant religion, of which he was a sincere and zealous pro- fessor, and on his deathbed recommended the promoting it to his son and successor. He died anno 1558, and was thrice married ; first to Lady Helen Hamilton, daughter to James, Earl of Arran, by whom he had a successor, Archibald Doun, fifth Earl of Argyll.
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Colin 3rd Earl of Argyll Campbell (1486 - 1529)
Archibald Doun 5th Earl of Argyll Campbell (1532 - 1573)*
Colin 6th Earl of Argyll Campbell (1542 - 1584)*
Kilmun Parish Church and Cemetery
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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