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Campbell of Loudoun, Lord (S, 1601)


Creation: let.pat. 30 Jun 1601


Family name: Campbell later Mure-Campbell later Rawdon-Hastings later Abney-Hastings




Gyronny of eight Ermine and Gules


An Eagle with two necks displayed Gules in Flames of Fire proper


Dexter:  An Armed Man bearing a Pick on his shoulder proper;  Sinister:  A Lady richly attired with a Signet Letter in her sinister hand proper


 I Byde My Tyme



Hugh [Campbell], 1st Lord Campbell of Loudoun, PC

son and heir of Sir Matthew Campbell of Loudoun, by his wife Isabel Drummond, dau. of Sir John Drummond of Innerpeffrey


mar. (1)

1572 Margaret Gordon (d. 22 May 1607), dau. of Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar by his first wife Julian Home, dau. of David Home of Wedderburn

only child by first wife

1. Hon George Campbell, Master of Loudoun (dvp. and spm. Mar 1611/2), mar. after 1603 Lady Jean Fleming (d. Mar 1612), 1st dau. of John [Fleming], 1st Earl of Wigtown, by his first wife Lady Lilias Graham, only dau. of John [Graham], 3rd Earl of Montrose, and had issue:

1a. Margaret Campbell (b. c. 1605; d. after 15 Mar 1661/2), mar. bef. 8 Mar 1620 John [Campbell], 2nd Lord Campbell of Loudoun later 1st Earl of Loudoun, and had issue

2a. Elizabeth Campbell, mar. Sir Hugh Campbell of Cessnock

mar. (2)

Lady Isabel Gordon (former wife of his brother-in-law Sir Robert Gordon of Lochinvar; dspm. Jan 1616/7), 5th dau. of William [Ruthven], 1st Earl of Gowrie, by his wife Hon Dorothea Stewart, 4th dau. by his second wife of Henry [Stewart], 1st Lord Methven

children by second wife

1. Hon Jean Campbell

2. Hon Margaret Campbell

mar. (3)

after 11 Oct 1617 Margaret MacDougall (widow of Thomas MacDougall of Mackerston; mar. (3) after 16 Jul 1624 as his second wife Sir Archibald Stewart of Blackhall and Ardgowan), dau. of Sir George Home of Wedderburn by his wife Jean Haldane, day. of ..... Haldane of Gleneagles


s.p.m.s. 15 Dec 1622


30 Jun 1601 Lord Campbell of Loudoun

suc. by



Sheriff of Ayr 1572; Member of Parliament for Irvine 1579; sat in Parliament as a minor or feudal Baron 1597 and 1599; Privy Councillor [S] 1601; he appears to have resigned his peerage c. 1619 in favour of Sir John Campbell of Lawers, the husband of his grand-daughter Margaret Campbell


John [Campbell], 2nd Lord Campbell of Loudoun later 1st Earl of Loudoun

1st son and heir of Sir James Campbell of Lawers, by his wife Hon Jean Colville, 3rd dau. by his first wife of James [Colville], 1st Lord Colville of Culross


12 May 1633 Lord Tarrinzean and Mauchline, and Earl of Loudoun, to him and his male heirs for ever


The Lordship of Campbell of Loudoun has been held by the Earls of Loudoun since 12 May 1633.


 First written 28 Mar 2004



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