Clan Keith is a Scottish clan associated with the region of East Lothian. The Keiths held lands in the area, including the estate of Dunnottar. The family’s history can be traced back to the 12th century. Notable figures from Clan Keith include individuals who have excelled in various fields, such as military service and diplomacy. One notable figure is William Keith, 7th Earl Marischal, who served as a trusted advisor to Mary, Queen of Scots. He played a significant role in Scottish politics and was known for his diplomatic skills.