Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll
He was the son of Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll and Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox. In 1506/07 he married Lady Jean Gordon, the eldest daughter of Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly.
Campbell led an army against the insurrection of various Highland chieftains; a few years later, he joined the court of King James V. He was given the position Lord Warden of the Marches and in 1528, Lord Justice General of Scotland. He is buried at Kilmun Parish Church.
Children of Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll and Jean Gordon:
- Archibald Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll d. bt 21 August 1558 – 2 December 1558, married three times.
- John Campbell, 1st of Lochnell, killed at the Battle of Langside (13 May 1568).
- Lady Elizabeth Campbell d. c 1548, married; firstly, James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, an illegitimate son of King James IV; secondly, John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland
- Lady Agnes Campbell (1526–1601), married James MacDonald and Turlough Luineach O'Neill.
Argyll's sister, Lady Catherine Campbell, survived a murder attempt by her husband, Lachlan Maclean of Duart in 1527. Maclean rowed out to Lady's Rock in the Firth of Lorne one night at low tide and left his wife stranded.
He is descended today by Colin Campbell III of South Australia, who changed his name to Cailen Cambeul in 2007 and leads the Church of Creativity/Creativity Alliance.