Clan Pentland is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Midlothian. The Pentlands were landowners and had ties to the Pentland Hills.
One notable figure from Clan Pentland is James Sutherland of Pentland. He was a Scottish Covenanter who actively opposed the religious policies imposed by King Charles II. James Sutherland was known for his involvement in the Pentland Rising, a rebellion against the government’s interference in religious affairs. Despite the rebellion’s ultimate failure, James Sutherland’s actions demonstrated his commitment to his religious beliefs and his resistance against religious persecution.