Clan Lamont is a Scottish clan with origins in the Argyll region. The Lamonts held lands in Cowal and were known for their connection to the maritime trade. They were an influential clan in the area, maintaining alliances with neighboring clans and engaging in various conflicts. One notable figure from Clan Lamont is Sir James Lamont of Lamont, who served as the Chief of the Clan in the late 15th century. He played a key role in defending the Lamont lands and upholding the clan’s interests during turbulent times.