Earl of Argyll

Title Holders

Colin Campbell, 2nd Lord Campbell (c. 1433–1493) (created Earl of Argyll in 1457)


Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll (c. 1433–1493) (only son of the Master)


Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll (d. 1513) (eldest son of the 1st Earl)


Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll (c. 1486–1529) (eldest son of the 2nd Earl)


Archibald Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll (c. 1507–1558) (only son of the 3rd Earl)


Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll (c. 1537–1573) (elder son of the 4th Earl, died without issue)


Colin Campbell, 6th Earl of Argyll (c. 1541/1546–1584) (younger son of the 4th Earl)


Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll (c. 1576–1638) (elder son of the 6th Earl)


Archibald Campbell, 8th Earl of Argyll (1607–1661) (created Marquess of Argyll in 1641)


Marquesses of Argyll (1641)

Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll (1607–1661) (elder son of the 7th Earl, was tried for high treason, attainted and all his honours forfeit in 1661)


Earls of Argyll (1457; restored 1663)

Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll (c. 1629–1685) (elder son of the 1st Marquess, was restored in 1663 to his father's honours, excepting his Marquessate. He was later tried for high treason and all his honours forfeit in 1681)


Archibald Campbell, 10th Earl of Argyll (1658–1703) (Elder son of the 9th Earl, restored to his father's honours in 1685, created Duke of Argyll in 1701)