Campbell, John, The Marquis of Lorne; 9th Duke of Argyll (M)

b. 6 August 1845. d. 2 May 1914. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, artist, politician, Governor General of Canada. Alternative signatures: “Argyll,” “Duke of Argyll.” Born in London and raised in Inveraray Castle in Argyll. Educated at Eton, the University of St. Andrews, and Trinity College, Cambridge. MP for Argyllshire from 1868 to 1879. Married Queen Victoria’s daughter, Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, on 21 March 1871. Appointed Governor General of Canada by Disraeli in 1878. He left Canada in 1883. Helped to found the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1882. Published *Canadian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil* (1884-1885). Other books include *V.R.I.: Her Life and Empire* (1901), *Passages from the Past* (1909), and *Yesterday and Today in Canada* (1910). In 1900 he became the 9th Duke of Argyll. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Legend of Mull 1875 Good Words Poet 2548
Sonnet on a foreign warship’s salute to the Queen’s standard at Osborne, 1875 1876 Good Words Poet 2614
The Legend of Loch Uisk in the Island of Mull 1877 Good Words Poet 2640
Quebec 1882 Good Words Poet 3941
The Hard Strait of the Feinne 1883 Good Words Poet 3994
Iona, 1885 1885 Good Words Poet 4358
Irish Peasant’s Soliloquy 1892 Good Words Poet 4220
Highland Courting 1895-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8160