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Colin 6th Earl of Argyll "The Teach" Campbell
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Birth: 1542
Death: Sep. 10, 1584
XXXVI. Colin, the Teach, sixth Earl of Argyll, always distinguished himself by a steady attachme to the cause of King James the Sixth; and having been active in securing to him the full and free admin- istration of the government, when of age to take it into his own hands, his Majesty was pleased to admit him of his Privy Council, anno 1577, and to appoint him Lord High Chancellor, anno 1579, which he executed with the universal approbation of the whole kingdom till his death, anno 1584. He was twice married; first, to Janet Stewart, daughter to Henry, Lord Methven, by whom he had no issue ; secondly, to Agnes, daughter of William Keith, Earl Marischal, and widow of James, Earl of Murray, Eegent of Scotland, by whom he had two sons.

History of the Western Highlands and Isles of Scotland, from A.D. 1493 to A ... By Donald Gregory
will dated 5th and 8th Sept 1584. Commissary Register of Edinburgh, Lib.XV
pg 245
by his last will and testament, he commended his eldest son, Archibald, then a minor, with his whole kin and friends, to the maintenance and protection of the King, in consideration of the faithful services of his predecessors and of his own loyalty. The principal charge of the young Earl and vast estates, was left to his mother, the Countess of Argyle, who was to have the advice and assistance of the six following persons-- viz, DUNCAN CAMPBELL OF GLENURCHY, DOUGAL CAMPBELL OF AUCHINBRECK, JOHN CAMPBELL OF CALDER, SIR JAMES CAMPBELL OF ARDKINLASS, comptroller of the King; ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL OF LOCHNELL, AND NEILL CAMPBELL, BISHOP OF ARGYLE.

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  Archibald 4th Earl of Argyll Campbell (1507 - 1558)
  Archibald 7th Earl of Argyll Campbell (1576 - 1638)*
  Archibald Doun 5th Earl of Argyll Campbell (1532 - 1573)*
  Colin 6th Earl of Argyll Campbell (1542 - 1584)
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Kilmun Parish Church and Cemetery
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Created by: Carolyn Whitaker
Record added: Oct 01, 2012
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