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  • ID: I3389
  • Name: William Keith
  • Suffix: of Galston
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1336 in Stirling 1
  • Residence: Galston, Ayrshire
  • Occupation: Ambassador to England
  • Cause: Killed in siege of Stirling
  • BATT: Siege of Stirling 1336 (killed)
  • Note:

    Fought on the patriotic side in the War of Independence, and distinguished himself by his signal bravery and energy at the capture of Berwick, in 1318.. He was one of the knights who, in 1330, accompanied Sir James Douglas in his expedition to the Holy Land, with the heart of King Robert Bruce. In 1333 he was appointed Governor of Berwick, and two years later was sent ambassador to England. He was killed at the siege of Stirling in 1336.
  • _UID: C343897D90194B53AE372FCD52DDBE56775D
  • Change Date: 25 APR 2006



    Father: Bernard Keith
    Mother: Joan de Galbraith

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children William Keith

      Sources:
      1. Type: Web Site
        Title: Stirnet Genealogy
        Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
        URL: www.stirnet.com
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