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Colin Campbell (abt. 1433 - 1493)

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Colin "1st Earl of Argyll" Campbell
Born about in Argyll, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married before [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Lochguilhead, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Campbell-1526 created 31 Mar 2011 | Last modified
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Categories: Earls of Argyll.

Preceded by
Sir Duncan Campbell
6th Mac Cailein Mór
Succeeded by
Sir Archibald Campbell
Preceded by
Sir Duncan Campbell
Lord of Argyll, Knight, 2nd Lord Campbell
Succeeded by
Sir Archibald Campbell
Preceded by
Sir Duncan Campbell
1st Earl of Argyll
Succeeded by
Sir Archibald Campbell



Colin Campbell was Chief of the Clan Campbell, Master of the Household and Chancellor of Scotland during the reign of King James III. Colin Campbell was created Earl of Argyll in 1457. He became Lord Lorn on 17 Apr 1470 by a charter of that date, conveying to him the lands and lordship of Lorn on the resignation of his wife's uncle, Walter Stewart, Lord Innermeath.


Name: Colin /Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll [1]


Date: JAN 1433
Place: Lochawe, Argyll, Scotland[2]


Date: 10 MAY 1493
Place: Tullibardine, Perth, Scotland
Age: 59-60


  1. #S332 Roots Created June 2008 by David A. Blocher -
  2. Source: #S252 Database online. Record for Isabel Elizabeth Campbell Glenorch

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On 3 Jul 2017 at 07:13 GMT Kathy (Anderson) Griffin wrote:

Colin was my 12th Great-Grandfather  :)

On 16 Apr 2016 at 11:00 GMT Allan Stuart wrote:

In the Biography for Colin Campbell you have a small Typo when refering toWalter Stewart Lord Invermeath should be Lord of Innermeath.

On 1 Aug 2015 at 03:31 GMT Ross Mutton wrote:

1st Earl of Argyll, 2nd Lord of Campbell, Lord of Lorn, 16th Lord of Lochow, Lord Chancellor of Scotland 1843

Colin is 20 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 23 degrees from Robynne Lozier, 12 degrees from Pocahontas Rolfe and 16 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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