Robert Keith (historian)

Robert Keith (1681 - 1757) was a Scottish Episcopal bishop and historian.

He was born in the Mearns, and belonged to the family of the Earls Marischal. He became Bishop of Fife in the Scottish Episcopal Church. He was deeply versed in Scottish antiquities, and published "History of the Affairs of Church and State in Scotland"during the Reformation. He also compiled "A Catalogue of the Bishops of Scotland" (1755).


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