Notes for Sir Archibald Campbell, of Lochow: Born before 1339
GILLESPIE Sir Archibald 1343-1372 son of Colin Oig, was given more lands due to his loyalty to David II. married twice, and had three sons, Duncan, Colin and David, and a daughter, who was married to Duncan Macfarlane of Arrochar. It was probably him who entertained Malcolm MacLeod when the latter saved a Campbell clansman who had been sentenced to be crushed to death by a great bull. Gillespie had promised him the man's life if he could save it from the bull and so MacLeod took the bull by it's horns and to cries of "Hold Fast" defeated it.
Colin, the second son, was designed of Ardkinglass and of his family, the Campbells of Ardentinny, Dunoon, Carrick, Skipnish, Blythswood, Shawfield, Rachan, Auchwillan and Dergachie are branches.
Archibald (or Gillespic) Campbell, Lord of Lochow, was granted several forfeited estates 2 May 1343, and received also from Mary, Countess of Menteith, a grant of Kilmun, confirmed by charter of King David II 11 October 1363. He has been reported to have m a dtr of Sir John Menteith, but there is no confirmation of this. He m Mary (or Isabella) dtr of Sir John Lamont of that Ilk, and d ante 1394 having by her had issue: ..A1 Colin, his heir [see below] ..A2 Duncan Campbell, reported to be the ancestor of the Campbells of Glenfeochan
Sir Archibald Campbell of Lochow was born before 1339. He was the son of Sir Colin Campbell of Lochow and Helena.1 He married, secondly, Mary Lamont, daughter of Sir John Lamont of that Ilk.1 He married, firstly, unknown Menteith, daughter of Sir John Menteith.1 He died before 1394.1 Sir Archibald Campbell of Lochow was also known as Gillespic.1 He gained the title of Lord of Lochow [feudal barony].1 On 2 May 1343 he was granted many forfeited lands by King David II.1 He lived in 1360 in Lockawe, Scotland.2 On 26 March 1371 he did homage to King Robert II.1
Children of Sir Archibald Campbell, of Lochow are: