b. = born

bap. = baptised

c. = christened

c/m = marriage contract

d. = died

d. vita patris = died in the father's lifetime

dsp(decessit sine prole) died without issue

m. = married




Thomas Campbell, 1st of Lundie, was a younger son of Colin, 1st Earl of Argyll, and obtained the lands of Lundie, in Angus. He was father of :

Sir John Campbell, 2nd of Lundie, succeeded his father and was Treasurer of Scotland June 1522–August 1532. He m. firstly, by 20 September 1524, to Isabel, daughter of Andrew, 2nd Lord Gray, (she was widow of Sir James Scrimgeour of Dudhope, by whom she had issue, and also of Sir Adam Crichton of Ruthven), with whom he had a charter under the Great Seal for the lands of Balquhane, in the sheriffdom of Renfrew on 27 April 1529.[1] He m. secondly, by 2 May 1555, to Agnes Hume, (she was widow of Sir William Sinclair of Roslin, who had d. in 1554), when he is styled spouse to her in an action raised against them by Sir John Sinclair of Herdmanston relating to her duties as executrix of her late husband.[2] He d. after 5 May 1561 and before 12 February 1562-3, and was father of :

  1. John Campbell, 3rd of Lundie, (see below).
  2. Margaret Campbell, who was contracted to marry William, Lord Crichton, although he seems have been reluctant to fulfill the terms as her parents raised an action against him on 12 February 1540-1.[3]

He was also father of a natural son :

  1. John Campbell, to whom his father granted a tenement in Edinburgh on 9 January 1551, to himself and Margaret Gayne, his spouse, (she was widow of Andrew Cambell, bailie of Glasgow[4]). He had been admitted to Burgess of Glasgow by 6 June 1563.

John Campbell, 3rd of Lundie, succeeded his father by 12 February 1562-3, when he petitioned the Lords of Council for the return of certain documents belonging to his late father which his step-mother, Agnes Hume, was witholding from him.[5] His relationship with her was a fractious one and on 31 May 1564, she raised a complaint against him for ejecting her from the lands of Dronlaw and the wasting them while the follown gyear he continued his action against her for the recovery of evidents. He had been contracted in his father’s lifetime to marry Barbara, daughter of David Ogilvy, apparent of that Ilk, but this was subsequently broken off on her request, her preferred husband being Henry Lovall, younger of Ballumbie. He m. by 3 May 1561, to Janet, sister of Andrew Herring of Glasclune, d. by 1576 and had issue :

  1. John Campbell, 4th of Lundie, succeeded his father and is styled son and heir of the deceased John Campbell of Lundie, son and heir of the deceased Sir John Campbell of Lundie, in a redemption of the lands of Lundie from George, Bishop of Moray, on 4 March 1576. He m. Elspeth, daughter of Sir James Scrymgeour of Dudhope, (she survived him and m. secondly, to John Ogilvy of that Ilk), and was ksp by Sir David Lindsay of Edzel and others on or about 11 October 1581.[6]
  2. Margaret Campbell. She and her sisters Mariota and Isabella, were served heir to her brother on 1 May 1583 and being heritable in the male line, the lands of Lundie thereafter reverted to Colin Campbell, second son of Colin Campbell, 6th Earl of Argyll. She m. by 8 November 1588, to Robert Scrimgeour, uncle to James Scrimgeour of Dudhope, when they were infeft by Andrew Gray of Beldgarno in an annualrent of 175 bolls of victual from the lands of Balledgarno to themselves and James Scrimgeour, their son.
  3. Marion Campbell, m. Captain Patrick Herring, younger son of James Herring of Glasclune.
  4. Isabella Campbell, m. John Chalmer, son of William Chalmer of Drumlochy, and with her sisters and their respective spouses, of Andrew Herring of Glasclune and William Chalmer of Drumlochy, their Tutors, they had a precept for their infeftment in the £5 lands of Littleton on 4 May, 1584.[7]




[1] RMS 1514-1546. No. 777.

[2] Acts & Decreets. Vol. 11/84

[3] Acts & Decreets. Vol. 14/166

[4] Acts & Decreets Vol. 38/206

[5] Acts & Decreets. Vol. 26/61

[6] RPS Vol. VIII. No. 1476.

[7] RPS Vol. VIII. No. 2141.