Campbell, Archibald 9th Earl of Argyll

Male 1628 - 1685  (56 years)


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  • Name Campbell, Archibald 
    Suffix 9th Earl of Argyll 
    Born 26 Feb 1628  Dalkeith Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jan 1685  Cross of Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Executed for high treason
    Person ID I9904  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Campbell, Archibald 1st Marquess of Argyll,   b. Abt 1606,   d. 27 May 1661, Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Douglas, Lady Margaret,   b. 1610,   d. 13 Mar 1677  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1626 
    Family ID F8131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mackenzie, Lady Anne,   b. 1621, Seaforth Lancashire England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1707, Balcarres Fife Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1670 
    Children 
     1. Campbell, Lady Anne,   d. 18 Sep 1734
     2. Campbell, Lady Mary,   b. 1634,   d. 4 Feb 1690  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F6907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Stuart, Lady Mary,   d. May 1668 
    Married 13 May 1650  Canongate Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Campbell, Lady Jane,   d. 31 Jul 1712
     2. Campbell, Archibald 1st Duke of Argyll,   b. 25 Jul 1658,   d. 25 Sep 1703, Cherton House Newcastle England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. Campbell, Hon. John,   d. 7 Apr 1729
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F9185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Archibald Campbell 9th Earl of Argyll was styled as Master of Argyll between 1629 and 1663.
      He was styled as Lord Lorne between 1629 and 1663.
      He was Colonel of the Foot Guards.
      He fought in the Battle of Dunbar on 3 September 1650 on behalf of King Charles II.
      He fought in the Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651 on behalf of King Charles II.
      In 1654 he was excepted from Cromwell's Act of Grace as Lieutenant-General. He afterwards submitted and had to find £5000 security.
      After the Restoration he was imprisoned.1 On 26 August 1662 he was sentenced to death.
      On 4 June 1663 he was released.
      He succeeded to the title of 9th Earl of Argyll [S. 1457] on 16 October 1663 after being restored to the honours and estates of his family.
      He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord of Kintyre [S. 1626] on 16 October 1663.
      He succeeded to the title of 10th Lord Campbell [S. 1445] on 16 October 1663.
      He succeeded to the title of 9th Lord Lorne [S. 1470] on 16 October 1663.
      He was invested as a Fellow Royal Society (F.R.S.) on 28 October 1663.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] on 9 June 1664.
      He held the office of an Extraordinary Lord of Session between 11 July 1674 and November 1681.
      On 19 December 1681 he was sentenced to death for high treasons for refusing to subscribe to the Test Act. He escaped from Edinburgh Castle disguised as a page holding the train of his step-daughter Lady Sophia Lindsay and fled to Holland.
      He was attainted and his honours forfeit.
      He was General of the forces which invaded Scotland in support of Monmouth's rebellion on 17 April 1685.
      At Inchinnan Scotland he was captured after a short and inglorious campaign.


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