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Duke of Argyll

The title Duke of Argyll was created in the Peerage of Scotland in 1701. It was also created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom] in 1892. Those who held this title during the 16th to 18th centuries were among the most powerful noble families in Scotland.

The Duke of Argyll also holds the following hereditary titles:

  • chief of Clan Campbell
  • Admiral of the Western Isles
  • Keeper of the Royal Castles of Carrick, Dunoon, Dunstaffnage, Tarbet
  • High Sheriff of Argyllshire
  • Master of the Household of Scotland (since the reign of James IV)

and subsidiary titles in the Peerage of Scotland:

  • Marquess of Kintyre and Lorne (1701)
  • Earl of Argyll (1457)
  • Earl Campbell and Cowall and Viscount Lochow and Glenyla (1701)
  • Lord Inveraray, Mull, Mover and Tiry (1701)

and in the Peerage of the Great Britain

  • Baron Hamilton of Hameldon (1776) and Baron Sundridge (1766).

as well as the following title in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia:

  • Baronet of Lundie (1627)

Dukes of Argyll (1701)

Peerage of Scotland

Peerage of Scotland and Peerage of the United Kingdom

  • George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, in Scotland (1823–1900) and 1st Duke of Argyll in the United Kingdom.
  • John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, in Scotland (1845–1914) and 2nd Duke of Argyll in the United Kingdom.
  • Niall Diarmid Campbell, 10th Duke of Argyll in Scotland (1872–1949) and 3rd Duke of Argyll in the United Kingdom.
  • Ian Douglas Campbell, 11th Duke of Argyll in Scotland (1903–1973) and 4th Duke of Argyll in the United Kingdom.
  • Ian Campbell, 12th Duke of Argyll in Scotland (1937–2001) and 5th Duke of Argyll in the United Kingdom
  • Torquhil Ian Campbell, 13th Duke of Argyll in Scotland (b. 1968-present) and 6th Duke of Argyll in the United Kingdom.

The heir apparent is the present holder's eldest son, Archibald Frederick Campbell, Marquess of Lorne (b. 2004)





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