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Sir Colin Campbell, 3rd Lord of Lochow

Eldest son and heir of Sir Neil Campbell, 2nd Lord of Lochow

Born: c. 1282

Married: Helena de Levenax of Lennox, daughter of Sir John 'Mor' de Levenax of Lennox, son of the Earl of Lennox


1. Sir Archibald Campbell later 4th Lord of Lochow
2. Dugal Campbell of Glassary, m Margaret, sister and heiress of John Glasreth of Glassary
3. John Campbell
1. Alicia Campbell

Died: May 2, 1343

Tenure: February 10, 1315 - May 2, 1343

Other Titles: 4th of Menstrie, Chief of Clan Campbell, a.k.a.: Mac Cailein Mòr "Son of Colin the Great" Campbell, 10 February 1315. He gained the title of Lord of Lochow [feudal barony] on 10 February 1315, Hereditary Keeper of Dunoon Castle c. 1334.

Preceded by: Sir Neil Campbell, 2nd Lord of Lochow

Succeeded by: Sir Archibald Campbell 4th Lord of Lochow

Note: Knight, granted all the lands of Lochow, united with the lands of Ardsheodnish, in free barony 10 Feb 1315. He accompanied the expedition of King Robert I to Ireland in 1316 to win its throne for the King's brother, Edward Bruce, and in 1334 assisted Robert, 7th High Steward of Scotland, to recover the Castle of Dunoon from the English, following which he was appointed its heritable Keeper. Sir Colin Campbell is reported to have had also a natural son, Niall Campbell, ancestor of the Campbells of Melfort.


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