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Sir John Campbell of Moulin


(1st Earl of Atholl)

c.1313 - 1333

Noble. The son of Sir Niall Campbell of Lochawe (or Lochow) and Lady Mary Bruce, the sister of Robert the Bruce (1274 - 1329). Campbell built the Black Castle of Moulin as his home in the 1320s and was created Earl of Atholl c.1330 by King David II. Around the same time he married Joan, daughter of Sir John Menteith of Rusky.

He was killed at the Battle of Halidon Hill on the 19th July 1333, leaving no heir and his earldom ceased.


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