Clan Kirkpatrick is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Dumfriesshire. The Kirkpatricks held lands in the area, including the estate of Closeburn. The family’s history can be traced back to the medieval period. Notable figures from Clan Kirkpatrick include individuals who have made contributions in various fields. One notable figure is Sir Roger Kirkpatrick, who was a Scottish knight and played a significant role in the Wars of Scottish Independence. He is famously known for his involvement in the assassination of John Comyn, leading to the crowning of Robert the Bruce as King of Scotland.