Clan Kirkaldy is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Fife. The Kirkaldys held lands in the area, including the estate of Grange. The family’s history can be traced back to the medieval period. Notable figures from Clan Kirkaldy include individuals who have made contributions in various fields. One notable figure is Sir William Kirkaldy of Grange, who was a Scottish soldier and defended Edinburgh Castle during the Siege of Leith. He is known for his loyalty to Mary, Queen of Scots, and his brave resistance against English forces.