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John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

(1680-1743), Field Marshal and statesman

Sitter in 12 portraits
Statesman and soldier, he served under Marlbororough at the Battle of Malplaquet, 1709, becoming Commander-in-Chief in Spain in 1711. He suppressed the Jacobite rising of 1715, resisting the Earl of Mar at Sheriffmuir, but was then replaced for taking too lenient an attitude to the rebels. One of the mainstays of government policy in Scotland until his final dismissal in 1740.

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John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by Robert Williams, after  John Closterman - NPG D546

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by Robert Williams, after John Closterman
mezzotint, 1704
NPG D546

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by John Simon, after  William Aikman - NPG D544

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by John Simon, after William Aikman
mezzotint, 1719 or after
NPG D544

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by John Simon, after  William Aikman - NPG D545

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by John Simon, after William Aikman
mezzotint, 1719 or after
NPG D545

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by Johann Sebastian Müller, after  William Aikman - NPG D21421

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by Johann Sebastian Müller, after William Aikman
etching, mid 18th century
NPG D21421

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  William Aikman - NPG D21422

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by Jacobus Houbraken, after William Aikman
line engraving, 1735
NPG D21422

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  William Aikman - NPG D1343

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by Jacobus Houbraken, after William Aikman
line engraving, 1735
NPG D1343

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  William Aikman - NPG D7094

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by Jacobus Houbraken, after William Aikman
line engraving, 1735
NPG D7094

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, by John Faber Jr, after  Allan Ramsay - NPG D7095

John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll and Greenwich

by John Faber Jr, after Allan Ramsay
mezzotint, (1740)
NPG D7095

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