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Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll

Son and heir of Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll (by his wife Isabel Stewart (d. 26 Oct 1510), 1st dau. and cohrss. of John Stewart, 2nd Lord Lorne

Born: c. 1465
Married: Lady Elizabeth Stuart, 1st dau. of John Stuart, 1st or 10th Earl of Lennox, by his wife Margaret Montgomerie, 1st dau. of Alexander Montgomerie, 1st Lord Montgomerie


1. Hon Colin Campbell, later 3rd Earl of Argyll
2. Hon Archibald Campbell of Skipnish (d. 18 Jul 1537), Married:  bef. 1535 Lady Janet Lyon (widow of John Lyon, 6th Lord Glamis; d. 17 Jul 1537), sister of Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus, and 3rd dau. of Hon George Douglas, Master of Angus (by his wife Hon Elizabeth Drummond, 2nd dau. of John Drummond, 1st Lord Drummond), 1st son and heir ap. of Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus, by his first wife Elizabeth Boyd, 1st dau. of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd
3. Hon Sir John Campbell of Cawdor (d. 1 May 1546), Married:  1510 Muriel Cawdor (b. 13 Feb 1498; d. c. 1575), dau. and hrss. of Sir John Cawdor, 8th Thane of Cawdor, and had issue
4. Hon Donald Campbell of Keithock, Abbot of Couper 1526-59 (b. 1492; d. 1562), Married: , and had issue
1. Lady Margaret Campbell, Married:  John Erskine, 5th Lord Erskine and de jure 17th Earl of Mar, and had issue
2. Lady Isabel Campbell, Married:  Gilbert Kennedy, 2nd Earl of Cassilis, and had issue
3. Lady Janet Campbell (d. c. 2 Feb 1545/6), Married:  John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Atholl, and had issue
4. Lady Jean Campbell, Married:  Sir John Lamont of that Ilk, and had issue
5. Lady Catherine Campbell (dsp), Married:  (1) as his second wife her cousin Lachlan Cattanach Maclean of Dowart, and (2) Archibald Campbell of Auchinbreck
6. Lady Marion Campbell, Married:  after 8 Dec 1526 Sir Robert Menzies of that Ilk
7. Lady Ellen Campbell, Married:  1521 (annulled 1522) Sir Gavin Kennedy of Blairquhan (d. bef. 22 Jul 1522), and had issue

Died: 9 Sep 1513 at the Battle of Flodden. He is buried at Kilmun Parish Church.

Tenure: 10 May 1493 - 9 Sep 1513

Other titles: 3rd Lord Campbell, 2nd Lord Lorne

Preceded by: Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll

Succeeded by: Eldest son Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll

Note: Master of the Household 1494/5;  Lieutenant General of the Isles 1500


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