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Janet Campbell

married to John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Atholl


JOHN Stewart, son of Sir JOHN Stewart of Balveny 1st Earl of Atholl & his second wife Eleanor Sinclair (-1521). 2nd Earl of Atholl.

m JANET Campbell, daughter of ARCHIBALD Campbell 2nd Earl of Argyll & his wife Elizabeth Stewart of the Earls of Lennox (-[2 Feb 1546]).

Earl John & his wife had six children:

1. HELEN (-1577).

m firstly JOHN 5th Lord Lindsay (-1562). m secondly THOMAS Morieux .

2. JEAN .

m (1507) JAMES Arbuthnott of Arbuthnott (-before 1521).


m (1538) KENNETH Mackenzie of Kinkall (-1568).

4. JOHN (6 Oct 1507-[Nov] 1542). 3rd Earl of Atholl.

m firstly (1521) GRIZEL Rattray, daughter of Sir JOHN Rattray of that Ilk & his wife --- (-after 1533).

m secondly (1541) as her first husband, JEAN, daughter of JOHN 6th Lord Forbes & his third wife Elizabeth Lady Elphinstone née Barlow. She married secondly (after 17 Nov 1545) Alexander Hay of Dalgety, and thirdly (before 17 Jan 1550) as his first wife, William Leslie of Balquhar. Earl John & his first wife had eight children:


m (1536) JAMES Menzies .


m (1552) WILLIAM Stuart of Grandtully.

c) MARGARET (-1540).

m (1539) JOHN Grant Lord of Freuchie.

d) HELEN . m JOHN Macfarlane .

e) JOHN (-Stirling 24 Apr 1579, bur Edinburgh St Giles´s Church). 4th Earl of Atholl.

m firstly (before 26 May 1547) ELIZABETH Gordon, daughter of GEORGE Gordon 4th Earl of Huntly & his wife Elizabeth Keith.

m secondly (contract 1 Apr 1557) as her third husband, MARGARET, widow firstly of ROBERT Graham Lord Graham and secondly of THOMAS Erskine Master of Erskine, daughter of MALCOLM 3rd Lord Fleming & his wife Joan Stewart [of Scotland] (-after 15 Aug 1584). Earl John & his first wife had one child:

i) ELIZABETH (-1595).

m firstly (1567) HUGH Fraser 5th Lord Lovat (-1577).

m secondly (1578, divorced 1581) ROBERT Stuart Earl of Lennox [Bishop of Caithness].

m thirdly (1581) JAMES Stuart Earl of Arran, son of ANDREW Stewart 2nd Lord Ochiltree & his wife Agnes Cuningham (-1595).

Earl John & his second wife had five children:

ii) MARGARET . m (before 1578) GEORGE Abernethy 7th Lord Saltoun .

iii) JEAN (-1593). m (1573) Sir DUNCAN Campbell of Glenorchy (-1631).

iv) JOHN (Dunkeld 22 May 1563-Perth 25 Aug 1595). 5th Earl of Atholl.

m (Perth 24 Jan 1580) as her first husband, MARY Ruthven, daughter of WILLIAM Ruthven 1st Earl Gowrie & his wife Dorothea Stewart of Methven. She married secondly (contract 31 Mar 1596) as his second wife, John Stewart Earl of Atholl. Earl John & his wife had five children:

(a) MARGARET (-young).

(b) DOROTHEA . m (1604) WILLIAM Murray 2nd Earl of Tullibardine .

(c) MARY Stewart .

m firstly (1603) JAMES Stewart Earl of Atholl, son of JOHN Stewart 6th Lord Innermeath, Earl of Atholl & his first wife Margaret Lindsay of Crawford (1583-1625).

m secondly (1626) Captain PETER Rollock .

(d) JEAN Stewart (-1623).

m firstly (1603) HENRY Stuart 1st Lord St Colme, son of JAMES Stuart 1st Lord Doune & his wife Margaret Campbell of Argyll (-1612).

m secondly NICOL Bellenden of Standenflat.

(e) ANNE (-1635).

m (1604) ANDREW Stewart Master of Ochiltree (-1639).


m (1581) DAVID Lindsay 11th Earl of Crawford (-1607).

vi) MARY (-[1588]).

m (1587) FRANCIS Hay 9th Earl of Erroll .

f) JEAN .

m firstly JOHN Otterburn (-1595). m secondly GEORGE Crawford .

g) daughter .

m --- Lord of Balfour .

h) daughter .

m WALTER Wood of Balbegno .


m JAMES Herring of Lethendy.

6. JANET .

m firstly (1520) ALEXANDER Gordon Master of Sutherland (1501-1530).

m secondly (1532, divorced) Sir HUGH Kennedy of Girvanmaily (-after 1568).

m thirdly (1546) as his third wife, HENRY Stuart Lord Methven, son of ANDREW Stewart Lord Avondale & his wife Lady Margaret Kennedy ([1495/1500]-soon after 10 Oct 1551).

m fourthly (1557) as his second wife, PATRICK 2nd Baron Ruthven .

ID: I42199

Name: Janet Campbell

Surname: Campbell

Given Name: Janet

Sex: F

Birth: 1486 in Argyllshire, Yr Alban

Death: 2 Feb 1545/1546 1

_UID: 97E7FBFCDA4FB6439CD7198971F7924BF1AF 2 3 4 5

Change Date: 3 Dec 2005 at 00:00:00

Father: Archibald Campbell 2nd Earl of Argyll b: 1455 in Lochow, Argyllshire, Yr Alban

Mother: Elizabeth Stuart of Lennox b: 1460 in Darnley, Renfrewshire, Yr Alban

Marriage 1 John Stewart 2nd Earl of Atholl b: ABT 1475 in Atholl, Perthshire, Yr Alban


Isabel Elizabeth Stewart b: ABT 1510 in Atholl, Perthshire, Yr Alban

John Stewart 3rd Earl of Atholl b: 6 Oct 1507 in Atholl, Pertshire, Yr Alban
Janet Stewart
Helen Stewart b: 1504
Jean Stewart b: ABT 1481

Title: Magna Charta Sureties, 1215

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 4th ed, Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore

Page: line 41D p 46

Title: Magna Charta Sureties, 1215

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis

Publication: 4th ed, Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore

Page: line 41D p 46, line 91B p 101


Title: Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom

Author: GE Cokayne

Publication: Sutton Publishing Ltd


Source Media Type: Book

Page: I:313, VIII:8, XII/1:549

Title: The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants; Gary Boyd Roberts {2004}

Page: 142

Title: Chisholm Genealogy

Author: William Garnet Chisolm

Publication: 1914

Page: 16



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Janet Campbell, Countess of Atholl's Timeline

Castle Balveny, Fife, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Kintail, Ross-shire, Scotland
Probably Balvenie, Banffshire, Scotland
Kintail, Ross-shire, Scotland
October 6, 1507
Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland
Kintail, Ross-shire, Scotland
February 2, 1546
Age 60
Atholl, Perth, Scotland (United Kingdom)
probably Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland