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Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll, PC

Born: c. 1532

Married:  (1) 1 Jul 1553 (div. 23 Jun 1573) Lady Jane Stuart (dsp. 7 Jan 1587/8), illegitimate dau. of James V, King of Scotland, by his mistress Elizabeth Bethune, dau. of Sir John Bethune of Creich

Married:  (2) 5 Aug 1573 Lady Janet Cunningham (Married:  (2) 1583 Humphrey Colquhoun of Luss;  dsp. 1584), 2nd dau. of Alexander Cunningham, 5th Earl of Glencairn, by his second wife and cousin Janet Cunningham, dau. of Sir John Cunningham of Caprington

Died: s.p.legit. 12 Sep 1576

Succeeded by: half-brother

Note: Justiciar of Scotland 1558;  Privy Councillor 1571;  Lord High Chancellor of Scotland 1572/3

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