Her husband was the Marquis of Lorne when she married him, later the 9th Duke of Argyll.
Argyll created a diversion by suggesting the abandonment of the Irish spirit duty.
The Duke of Argyll says "that no serious reply has ever been attempted" (p. 305).
Bruce then received the homage of all the men of Argyll, and returned to Perth.
For why should he be amused at the paucity of the visitors from Argyll's court to the residence of Doom?
In Scotland it is more frequent in some localities from Argyll to Ross.
Argyll, obviously, did not share much of his Chamberlain's excitement.
As Argyll's foot retired, the horse came up on another side against the little body of Royalist troopers.
"Monsieur the Duke of Argyll has my word that it was not so," said the Count softly.
Out into the dusk of the evening Argyll thrust his head and asked an explanation.