A Noble and Potent Lady

Katherine Campbell was the granddaughter of Archibald second earl of Argyll She was first married to James, master of Ogilvy and later to David Lindsay of Edzell, ninth earl of Crawford Catherine lived through the rough wooings and the Scottish Reformation She outlived both her husbands and was no doubt fortunate that despite the fact she that she was a very eligiblKatherine Campbell was the granddaughter of Archibald second earl of Argyll She was first married to James, master of Ogilvy and later to David Lindsay of Edzell, ninth earl of Crawford Catherine lived through the rough wooings and the Scottish Reformation She outlived both her husbands and was no doubt fortunate that despite the fact she that she was a very eligible widow in 1559, she was not required to marry again This, however, did not ensure for her a genteel retirement The dowager countess of Crawford was faced with bringing up a of her children in the politically and religiously unstable environment of the 1560s She had given birth to the heirs of Airlie and Edzell and to ten other children besides Dr Verschuur tells the story of Ketherine s successful management of her own and her children s affairs in those turbulent times Her surviving letters, papers and records of her numerous court appearances form the nucleus around which this portrait of A Noble and Potent Lady is drawn.
A Noble and Potent Lady Katherine Campbell was the granddaughter of Archibald second earl of Argyll She was first married to James master of Ogilvy and later to David Lindsay of Edzell ninth earl of Crawford Catherine live

  • Title: A Noble and Potent Lady
  • Author: Mary Verschuur
  • ISBN: 0900019433
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
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