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Sir Colin Campbell, of Glenorchy

Sir Colin Campbell, of Glenorchy

Male 1481 - 1523  (42 years)

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  • Name Colin Campbell  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix of Glenorchy 
    Born 6 Jan 1481  of, Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 9G33-2B 
    Identity 16 Sep 1517  [2
    GD112/3/12 
    • Letters by James, bishop of Dunblane, consecrating and dedicating chapel or church given by Sir Colin Campbell of Glenurquhay, kt., on his lands of Finlarg, in diocese of Dunkeld, barony thereof, sheriffdom of Perth, in honour of the BVM
    Died 12 Aug 1523  Castle of Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 15, 19
    Buried Chapel of Finlarig, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Person ID I19659  Stewart Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2013 

    Father Ancestors Sir Duncan Campbell, of Glenorchy,   b. Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1513, Flodden Field, Branxton, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret Douglas,   b. Abt 1460, of, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1496  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married Abt 14 Oct 1479  Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Marjory Stewart,   b. of, Balvenie, Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1524, Isle of Loch Tay, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1508 
    Children 
    +1. Sir Duncan Campbell, laird of Glenorchy,   b. Abt 1509, of, Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1536, Castle of Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    +2. Sir John Campbell, laird of Glenorchy,   b. Abt 1510, of, Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1550, Isle of Loch Tay, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
    +3. Sir Colin Campbell, of Glenorchy,   b. 7 Jul 1512, of, Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1583, Balloch, Kenmore, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Family ID F8779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1481 - of, Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Aug 1523 - Castle of Glenorchy, Argyllshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chapel of Finlarig, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • #666: (1839) p. 67.

      HONORS: Knighted.

      RESIDENCE: Of Glenorchy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 11 p. 857.

    2. [S1849] National Archives of Scotland [http://www.nas.gov.uk/onlineCatalogue].

    3. [S22] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 4 p. 106.

    4. [S23] #226 The Peerage of Scotland: Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, from Their Origin to the Present Generation (2nd edition, 1813), Douglas, Sir Robert, (2nd edition. 2 volumes. Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1813), FHL book Q 941 D22d; FHL microfilm 1,440,956 items., vol. 1 p. 235.

    5. [S27] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1,696,491 ., vol. 1 p. 172, vol. 3 p. 730.

    6. [S5] Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families, Cawley, Charles, (http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands), SCOTLAND NOBILITY; http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SCOTTISH%20NOBILITY.htm [Accessed Nov 2009].

    7. [S35] #242 [1883 edition] A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire (New edition, 1883, reprint 1962), Burke, Sir John Bernard, (New edition. 1883. Reprint, London: Harrison and Sons, 1962), FHL book 942 D22bug 1883., p. 509.

    8. [S41] Medieval, royalty, nobility family group sheets (filmed 1996), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Department. Medieval Family History Unit, (Manuscript. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1996), FHL film 1553977-1553985.

    9. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 2 p. 180.

      "Sir Colin Campbell of Glenurchy, the eldest son, is said to have been 'ane great justiciare all his tyme,' and to have built the Chapel of Finlarig. He died in the Castle of Glenurchy on the 12 August 1523, and was buried in the Chapel of Finlarig."

    10. [S3301] #2272 The Great Historic Families of Scotland (1890), Taylor, James, (2 volumes. London: J.S. Virtue, 1890), FHL book 941 D2t; FHL microfilm 1,426,092 items 3-., vol. 1 p. 265.

    11. [S3310] #666 [1819, 4th edition] The Baronetage of England: Containing Their Descent and Present State, Their Collateral Branches, Births, Marriages, and Issue, from the Institution of the Order in 1611 (4th edition, 1819), Debrett, John, (4th edition. London: [s.n.], 1819), FHL book 942 D22dja 1819; FHL microfilm 563,306., p. 67.

    12. [S3332] #4774 Genealogy of the House of Breadalbane (included in: History of the House and Clan of Campbell; filmed 1961), Campbell, Duncan (main author of series), (History of the House and Clan of Campbell [Series]. Microfilm of ms. concerning the Campbell surname. Salt Lake City: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1961), FHL microfilms 277,909-277,910., vol. 1 p. 11.

    13. [S3355] #4783 Notable Men and Women of Argyllshire (included in: History of the House and Clan of Campbell; filmed 1961), Campbell, Duncan (main author of series), (History of the House and Clan of Campbell [Series]. Microfilm of ms. concerning the Campbell surname. Salt Lake City: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1961), FHL microfilm 277,932.

    14. [S126] #240 Collins's Peerage of England, Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Greatly Augmented, and Continued to the Present Time (1812), Brydges, Sir Egerton,, (9 volumes. London: [T. Bensley], 1812), FHL book 942 D22be., vol. 5 p. 272-305; vol. 9 p. 371.

    15. [S27] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1,696,491 ., vol. 1 p. 172.

    16. [S3525] #2315 The House of Argyll and the Collateral Branches of the Clan Campbell, from the Year 420 to the Present Time (1871), (Glasgow: J. Tweed, 1871), FHL book 929.241 C152h; FHL microfilm 196,271., p. 130.

    17. [S3530] #2725 The Heraldry of the Campbells: with Notes on All the Males of the Family, Descriptions of the Arms, Plates and Pedigrees (1977), Johnston, George Harvey, (Inveraray, Argyl: Beinn Bhuidhe Holdings, 1977), FHL book 929.241 C152j 1977; FHL microfilm 1,441,0., p. 53.

    18. [S3538] #2727 The Lairds and Lands of Loch Tayside (1892), Christie, John, (Aberfeldy: D. Cameron, 1892), FHL book 929.241 C152cj; FHL microfilm 277,728., p. 3, 33.

    19. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 2 p. 180.