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  Clan Campbell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clan Campbell was among the Scottish forces who fought the English at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh on 10th September 1547.
1678; Archibald Campbell the 9th Earl, son of the Marquess of Argyll, invades the Clan MacLean lands on the Isle of Mull and garrisons Duart Castle.
Inveraray Castle, Argyll became the centre of the Clan and the castle of the Chief was established at Inveraray Castle.
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 Clan MacDougall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clan MacDougall is a Highland Scottish clan who were the descendants of Dugald, son of Somerled, who ruled Lorne and Mull in Argyll in the 13th and early 14th centuries.
Clan MacDougall is a Scottish clan traditionally associated with the lands of Argyll and Lorn in Scotland.
Clan MacDougall fought for Robert the Bruce at the Battle of Dalry in 1306 against the Earl of Atholl.
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 Clan Campbell - The Argyll Campbells
The name Campbell is undoubtedly one of considerable antiquity and the clan has long been one of the most numerous and powerful in the Highlands, although many families have adopted the name who have no connection with the Campbells proper by blood or descent.
The proceedings of these clans were so violent and illegal, that the king became highly incensed against Clandoland, and finding, or supposing he had a right to dispose of their possessions both in Kintyre and Isla, he made a grant of them to the Earl of Argyll and the Campbells.
This gave rise to a number of bloody conflicts between the Campbells and the Clandonald, in the years 1614, 1615, and 1616, which ended in the ruin of the latter, and for the details of which, and the intrigues and proceedings of the Earl of Argyll to possess himself of the lands of that clan.
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 Septs of Clan Campbell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The present head of the family is Alan Campbell of Inverawe whose sister was the mother of the Chief Executive of Clan Campbell.
The MacKerlich Campbells were a branch of the Campbells of Craignish who were obliged to leave Argyll, traditionally as a result of a killing in a fracas, and settled on the south shore of Loch Tay.
The Clan and the Clan Society are not one and the same; the Society is part of the Clan and cannot presume to be the Clan itself.
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 The Clan Campbell
Branches: Campbell of Argyll, Campbell of Breadalbane, Campbell of Cawdor, Campbell of Loundoun
The surname Campbell, most probably derived from the Gaelic cam-beul (twisted mouth), is one of the oldest in the Highland, and a crown charter of 1368 acknowledges Duncan MacDuihbne as founder of the Campbells, who were established as Lords of Loch Awe.
Arguably the most famous Campbell of them all, Sir Colin Campbell (1792-1863), commander of the Highland Brigade at Balaclava, Commander-in-Chief during the Indian Mutiny, the hero of Lucknow and Cawnpore, was not strictly a Campbell at all, being born Colin MacLiver, son of a Glasgow carpenter.
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 Clan Campbell History
Clan Campbell were led by Campbells, until about the 18th century, many of their followers, and sometimes even they themselves often used patronymics or father's names.
Hence in Clan Campbell we have the MacTavish ('Son of Thomas' in Gaelic) sept, descended from a Thomas Campbell, the MacConnochie ('Son of Duncan', in Gaelic) sept, descended from a Duncan Campbell and early offshoots like the MacArthurs and the MacIvers who descend from the chiefly stock before the adoption of the name Campbell.
The first Clan Associations or Societies were founded in the late 18th century as a means of keeping a sense of kinship among the increasingly scattered members of clans who were being drawn or driven away from their home communities by over-population, the industrial revolution or by opportunities for emigration.
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 "Clan Campbell web site shows the origins of the clan & includes family tree;descendants;clan history and photo's of ...
Campbell asked for quarters for his 130 soldiers and, unaware of what was planned, the MacDonald's entertained them for 10 days.
Campbell's were noted as staunch supporters of the government both in the early years when they opposed the MacDonald Lordship of the Isles and later opposed the Jacobite uprising.
Castles with Campbell connections are Dunstaffnage near Oban, Cawdor near Inverness and Inveraray in Argyll (the latter is the seat of the current clan chief).
www.thecampbellclan.org.uk   (724 words)

  
 MyClan.com : Clan Campbell : Clan History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Campbell of Cawdor, a guardian of the young seventh Earl of Argyll, was murdered in 1592 during a conspiracy by some of the other guardians, which threatened the child’s life and that of his brother.
The intense pride of the Campbells in their ancestry was illustrated when Queen Victoria’s daughter, Princess Louise, became engaged to the Marquess of Lorne, the ninth Duke’s heir, in a marriage which was sensational in its day.
The Clan Campbell is now organised as a world-wide association with a permanent base at Inveraray Castle which is still the family home of the thirteenth Duke of Argyll and twenty-seventh chief of the clan.
www.myclan.com /clans/Campbell_14   (1681 words)

  
 Clan Campbell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sir Colin Campbell, of the Campbells of Argyll, was knighted in 1280 and from him successive chiefs derive the patronym MacCailen Mhor.
By the middle of the 18th century the Campbells were by far the most powerful clan in Scotland.
From Sir John Campbell, 3rd son of the 2nd Earl of Argyll, spring the Campbells of Calder or Cawdor.
www.clanshop.co.uk /clanfocus/campbell.htm   (180 words)

  
 James Archibald Campbell
The Campbell family have been residents of Kansas thirty-five years, and the name is especially well known and prominent in connection with the civic life of Topeka and Shawnee County.
Campbell's great-uncle, Maj.-Gen. Sir Archibald Campbell, K. B., was in the British army during the American Revolution, fought for the mother country, was taken prisoner in Boston harbor and on May 3, 1778, was exchanged for Ethan Allen, the hero of Ticonderoga.
Edwin A. Campbell, the second son of James A. Campbell, and now filling the office of treasurer of Shawnee County, was born at Topeka, March 1, 1889, and for a young man has had a career of noteworthy accomplishment.
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 Campbell Clan History
The first Campbell in written records is Gillespie Campbell in 1263 although it would appear that the clan had been established in Argyll at an earlier date.
Archibald Campbell obtained the Lordship of Lochow when he married the King's Treasurer and Sir Colin Campbell of Lochow, knighted in 1280, founded the Campbells of Argyll.
Another Colin Campbell was made Earl of Argyll in 1457 and his son, Archibald, who was Lord High Chancellor, was killed at Battle of Flodden in 1513.
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 CAMPBELL
He eloped with Miss Jane CAMPBELL, who belonged to the Clan Campbell and was the daughter of a nobleman who lived in Ireland and was opposed to the marriage." I do not know if this William White married both Jane Campbell and later Margaret or if one is an ancestor of the other.
Nancy (CAMPBELL) (mother of subject) became the wife of Andrew L. Alicia became the wife of Mathew CLAPP, and Jane, the wife of Mathew McKEEVER.
The probability seems to be that the cunning and suspicious old Earl was apprehensive that though the part his clan, under the command of his eldest son, had taken in the Rebellion of 1715 had been condoned by the Government, they might after all revive the offence and deprive him of his titles and estates.
www.irishgenealogy.com /campbell.htm   (2763 words)

  
 Campbell of Argyll - 1
The early records of the Campbells, as with so many of the clans from the western highlands, are incomplete, and several different origins have been accorded them.
the question of the origin of the Campbells cannot, until further light be thrown upon it, be determined with certainty at the present day.
Beryl Platts noted that at Cunningham the Campbell lands marched with those of the Morvilles, and that the first of the Morvilles in Scotland was Hugh de Morville, husband of Ada d'Enghien.
www.baronage.co.uk /bphtm-03/campbe00.html   (398 words)

  
 Clan Campbell
The rise of Clan Campbell is the story of Scotland.
Although the origins of the Clan Campbell can be traced to the old Celtic family of O'Duibne, the first official record of the name Campbell is Gilespic Campbell, father of Sir Colin Campbell.
Today, it is estimated that twelve million people have the name Campbell or a Campbell Sept. The success of the early Chiefs has been mirrored by many of the members of our clans.
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 Campbell Clan @ Mac BraveHeart
This Colin was the founder of the Campbells of Argyll, and his main castle, Innischonaill, was on an island in Loch awe.
Colin, the 2nd Lord Campbell, was created 1st Earl of Argyll in 1457, appointed Master of the Royal Household in the 1460s (an office that later became a hereditary one for the Campbells), and Lord Chancellor in 1483.
By the time of Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl (1584-1638), the Campbells were Scotland's paramount clan: almost a kingdom within a kingdom.Their chiefs bid for the highest offices in the land as a matter of right, while no effort was spared to extend the Campbell domination by force or by law.
www.macbraveheart.co.uk /campbell/index.htm   (1196 words)

  
 Clan Campbell Society of Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is the Crest of the Chief of the Clan Campbell and part of his Coat of Arms.
The Shield at the bottom of the device is the Arms of the Federation of Clan Campbell Societies, the Australian Society forms part of the Federation of Clan Campbell Societies, a Society Noble in the Noblesse of Scotland.
On it, the global extent of Clan Campbell Societies, and the links which bind them together are represented by the world surrounded by a chain, both in silver.
www.clan-campbell.org.au   (192 words)

  
 Clan Campbell Society NA--Alaska Chapter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
About Us Clan Campbell, the largest Scottish family in world, is comprised of an estimated 12 million people who are descendants of Campbells or their ancestors were placed under protection of the Campbells and accepted the Duke of Argyll as their chief.
In Gaelic, the chief of the Clan Campbell is known as "MacCailein Mór" meaning "Son of Colin the Great".
As a descendant of a Campbell or sept of Clan Campbell, you are blessed with a proud heritage that can be traced back nine centuries.
www.alaskacampbells.org /about.htm   (236 words)

  
 History of the Clan Campbell Society
On August 1 The Clan Campbell Association of America received its first member and was formally organized on 15 December 1929.
The Clan Campbell Society as we know it today was conceived in July 1972 at Grandfather Mountain Highland Games by J. Boylston Campbell (Malvern, PA), the late Judge Hugh Brown Campbell (Charlotte, NC) and Dr. B.
In January 1974, the Clan Campbell Society of the United States was created in New York City at the request of our current Clan Chief, Mac Cailein Mor, Ian Campbell, 12th Duke of Argyll, and headed by the Chief’s sister, Lady Jean Campbell, who then resided in New York City.
campbellsnyc.org /chistory.html   (278 words)

  
 Killin, Breadalbane and Clan Campbell. Perthshire, Scotland
Killin was one of the main strongholds of Clan Campbell, one of the most ancient clans of Scotland.
The Campbells were a powerful Clan with a burning desire to expand their lands, indeed the ambition of the 16c Black Duncan Campbell of the cowl was to be able to travel on his own lands from the east to the west coast of Scotland.
Sir Colin Campbell, born about 11577 was probably the most notorious of the Campbells and it was he who hounded the unfortunate MacGregors of Glenstrae and their successors.
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 Clan Campbell
The Campbell’s originated from Argyle (northwest of Glasgow) where their original seat was either Innischonnel Castle on Loch Awe or Caisteal na Nigheann Ruaidhe on Loch Avich.
The castle was extended by the Campbell’s in the 1600s and again by Flora Mure-Campbell in the early 1800s into one of Ayrshire’s most stately homes.
The Campbell’s faired badly in the Civil War as the 8th Earl was executed for treason.
www.ayrshirescotland.com /clans/campbell.html   (482 words)

  
 Clan Campbell Inveraray Abstracts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mention is made of a Wadset by Ronald M'Alester of Kenlochkelisport to the deceased Archibald Campbell, brother german to John Campbell of Sanaig, bailie of Jura, the pursuer's father, and the said deceased John Campbell, the pursuer's brother, dated 24th October 1716, with Sasine thereupon.
Thomas Pearsall Campbell of Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A., relict of Thomas Pearsall Campbell, grandson of Major Patrick Campbell of the 71st Fraser Highlanders (who took part with his regiment in the American War, married a Miss Pearsall of New York, and was buried in Long Island), a son of Duncan Campbell of Barcaldine and Glenure.
John Campbell, minister at Luss, for spoliation in August 1609 of a horse, etc. Decree is given against the defender.
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 Scottish Clans - Clan Campbell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However it is also considered that in the face of competing claims for the origin of the name that it cannot be determined with any certainty.
Colin’s son, Sir Neil, married Marjorie Campbell and, thereafter the Campbells played a leading part in Scottish national affairs, generally being supportive of the national government.
Later the Clan Campbell played a vital part in in defeating the Jacobite movement.
www.clanshop.co.uk /clans/campbell.htm   (342 words)

  
 The Clan Campbell
To this day the eldest son of the family has borne the title of Marquis of Lorne, and the marriage in 1871 of the Marquis, later 9th Duke of Argyll, to HRH Princess Louise, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria, is recalled by the two tartans bearing their names.
His mother was a Campbell, though, and when her brother, Colonel John Campbell, took the fifteen-year-old boy to be interviewed for the Army by the Duke of York, the Duke wrote his name down as Campbell.
The Clan Campbell is now organized as a world-wide association with permanent base at Inverrary Castle which is still the family home of the twelfth Duke of Argyll and twenty-sixth Chief.
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 Clann CARLOS: Clan Campbell
Charles’ descendent was Sir James Campbell of Inverneill, Hereditary Usher of the White Rod for Scotland, Member of Parliament for Stirling.
They were representatives of the Clan M’Kater Campbells in Breadalbane, the Clan Tearlach Campbells in Breadalbane, the MacVrachater Campbells in Breadalbane and Glenlyon, the Clan Ich Kellegherne in Breadalbane and the Clan Haister Campbells in Rannoch.
The late Chief of Clan Tearlach was the famous folklorist and historian John Lorne Campbell of Canna whose younger brother was Colin Campbell, who by family arrangement took the designation of Campbell of Inverneill, younger, and who was a noted expert on Heraldry.
www.lighthousewoods.com /genealogy/carlos/carlos_campbell.html   (630 words)

  
 Campbell History
According to history, the ancestor of the clan was born in the capital city of Strthclyde,
Tradition holds, long before the clan was known as "The Campbells", a campbell ancestor came to Argyll and married Eva, who is the daughter of
Cailean Mór of the clan O'Duibne (english- Sir Colin Campbell,Knight of Lock Awe), who died in battle in the year 1291/94, founded the Argyll line of the Campbell Clan.
www.campbell-clan.org /History.htm   (347 words)

  
 ScotClans - Clan Campbell of Argyll - Clan History
In 1296 the Campbells were under the jurisdiction of the MacDougal Lords of Lorne.
The MacDougals killed the Campbell chief and founder of the Argyll family, Sir Cailean Mor of Loch Awe.
By the time of the 8th Earl the Campbells were aiding the Calvinists in their persecution of Highland Catholics.
www.scotclans.com /clans/Campbell_of_Argyll/history.html   (500 words)

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