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The Glendining surname was taken on from the place name Glendonwyne, a parish of Westkirk, Dumfries, on record since the 14th century.
The surname Glendining was first found in Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Glendinning, Glendowyn, Glendowyne, Glendonyn, Glendonwyn, Glendening, Glendon, Glenden, Glendin, Glendining, Glendinnin, Glendyning, Glendounn, Clendenning, Clendinning and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glendining research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1451, 1667, 1408, 1387, 1388 and 1401 are included under the topic Early Glendining History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst the family at this time was Matthew de Glendonwyn (d. 1408), late 14th and early 15th century bishop of Glasgow, elected to the see after the death of Cardinal Walter Wardlaw, his predecessor as bishop, elected sometime between Wardlaw's death in September and Matthew's first appearance as bishop-elect in...
Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glendining Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Glendining family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Glendining Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
The Glendining Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glendining Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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