Birth: c. 1460, Scotland;
Death: Sep 9, 1513; Flodden Field, Northumberland, England;
Is this person your ancestor? If so, you should join the House Empire and work to earn your own noble or royal title.
You could be added to this website showing this person as your ancestor! It's FREE!
Click here to get started.
- 2nd Earl of Argyll - Dates: 1493-1513
- 3rd Lord Campbell - Dates: 1493-1513
- 2nd Lord Lorne - Dates: 1493-1513
- Master of the Household to King James IV (Scotland) - Dates: 1494-95
- Lieutenant-General of the Isles - Dates: 1500
- Governor of Tarbert Castle
- Lord High Chancellor of Scotland
Gillespie Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll (died September 9, 1513) was a Scottish nobleman and politician. He was the eldest son of Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll and Isabel Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 2nd Lord Lorn, and eventually rose to the position of Lord High Chancellor of Scotland.
He was also the governor of Tarbert Castle, and his "clan" was rivaled only by Clan Gordon. At the Battle of Flodden, he (and his brother-in-law, the Earl of Lennox) was killed, along with his king, James IV. His wife (who was the daughter of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox) bore him nine children, including Colin Campbell, and Donald Campbell, Abbot of Coupar Angus.
-- end wiki quote --
Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll was the son of Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll and Isabel Stewart. He married Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of John Stuart, 1st Earl of Lennox and Margaret Montgomerie. He died on 9 September 1513 at Flodden Field, Northumberland, England, killed in action. He was buried at Kilmun, Cowal.
Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Campbell on 10 May 1493. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Lorne on 10 May 1493. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Argyll on 10 May 1493. He held the office of Master of the Household to King James IV in March 1494/95. He held the office of Lieutenant-General of the Isles in 1500. He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513, where he commanded the right wing of the army, along with his brother-in-law, the Earl of Lennox.
Children of Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll and Elizabeth Stuart:
Lady Isabel Campbell
Lady Margaret Campbell
Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll+ d. 9 Oct 1529
Lady Janet Campbell d. c 2 Feb 1545/46
Sir John Campbell of Calder+ d. 1 May 1546
Lady Catherine Campbell
Some or all of the above information was taken from wikipedia.org. To read more, click here.