The Seton clan is an ancient Scottish clan that originated in East Lothian, Scotland. The clan takes its name from the lands of Seton, which were situated in this region. The Setons played significant roles in Scottish history, serving as advisors to the Scottish monarchs and holding prominent positions within the Scottish nobility.
One notable member of Clan Seton is George Seton, 4th Earl of Winton, who lived in the 17th century. The Earl of Winton was a prominent Scottish nobleman and military leader during the tumultuous period of the Jacobite uprisings. He was an ardent supporter of the exiled Stuart monarchy and actively participated in the Jacobite cause.