The New Student's Reference Work/Argyle, George Douglas Campbell
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Argyle, George Douglas Campbell
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Argyle (är-gīl'), George Douglas Campbell, eighth duke of, was born April 30, 1823, and died April 24, 1900. He held important offices in the English government, and was a liberal in politics. He also wrote valuable religious and scientific works, among them The Reign of Law, and Primeval Man. His eldest son, the Marquis of Lorne, married the Princess Louise, daughter of the late Queen Victoria. This is the first instance of the marriage of a daughter of a reigning sovereign of England to a subject. The marquis succeeded to the dukedom on the death of his father.