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Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, formerly 1st Earl of Ilay

Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll


2nd son of Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll

Born: Jun 1682

Married: 19 Jan 1712/13 Anne Whitfield (dsp. 1 Sep 1723), dau. of Major Walter Whitfield MP, Paymaster of Marines

Created: 19 Oct 1706 Lord Oransay, Dunoon, and Arase, Viscount of Ilay and Earl of Ilay

Died: s.p.legit. 15 Apr 1761

Succeeded by: 1st cousin, eldest son of Hon. John Campbell, third son of the 9th Earl and younger brother of the 1st Duke,  General John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll

Note: Governor of Dumbarton Castle; a Lord of the Scottish Treasury 1705-06; a Commissioner of the Treaty of Union with Scotland; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1707-13 and 1715-61; an Extraordinary Lord of Session 1708-61; Lord Justice General of Scotland 1710-61; Lord Clerk Register 1714-16; Lord Lieutenant of Midlothian 1715-61 and Haddington 1737-61; Lord Privy Seal for Scotland 1721-33; Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland 1733-61; on his death the 1706 peerages became extinct.


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