William Keith of Galston
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Upon the death of Robert I of Scotland in 1329 he accompanied Sir James Douglas on crusade in Spain, with the King's embalmed heart. He was one of the few survivors of Douglas's party of knights and men-at-arms who survived the Battle of Teba. He was responsible for returning the King's heart and Douglas' bones and heart to Scotland, where the King's heart was buried at Melrose, and Douglas's remains solemnly interred in the kirk of St Bride in Douglas.
In 1335 Keith was an ambassador to England, and in 1336 he was fighting at the Siege of Stirling Castle, where he was killed.
William Keith had a daughter:
- Balfour Paul, Sir James, Scots Peerage IX vols. London 1909.
- Burke, Sir Bernard,Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, 31st ed. London 1869. 
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