, Margaret 1
- Born: 1526 ? 2
- Marriage (1): GARDYNE, Gilbert of Boath, Minister of Fordyce parish, Reverend Mr 1
- Died: 6 April 1592 1
Margaret married Reverend Mr Gilbert GARDYNE of Boath, Minister of Fordyce parish.1 (Reverend Mr Gilbert GARDYNE of Boath, Minister of Fordyce parish was born about 1537.)
1 (at Monikie in 1563-8)
"Gilbert Garden, min. 1563-8. [Comps. Sub Coll. of Thirds, Forfar,etc.] (See Monifieth.)"
2 (at Monifieth in 1565)
"Gilbert Garden, on his complaint that Henry Wood of Ballumby and others had deprived him of the fruits of the glebe since 1565 by ejecting his tenants of the same, the Privy Council on 21st July 1569 ordained the said Henry to desist from the occupation of the glebe and put Gilbert in possession. [Reg. Privy Council, i, 686-7.]"
3 (at Fordyce in 1569)
"Gilbert Garden [or Gardyn] of Boath, Forfarshire; was min. of Monifieth, 25th Dec. 1565, when he was a member of Assembly; pres. by James VI. 15th July 1568; trans, and adm. 2nd Feb. 1569; trans, to Cullen Aug. 1570, but returned before 1574, when Deskford, Ordiquhill, and Cullen were also in the charge. He was a member of Assembly in 1569 and Moderator of the Assembly which met at Stirling 6th Aug. 1571; removed to Cullen about 1595, but returned the following year. Bishop Adamson has styled him 'a man of a traiblous nature'; and it is said that 'he seldom went to the pulpit without his sword for fear of the Papists'; but the only foundation for this statement is a side note by a session-clerk of Fordyce in a minute-book nearly two centuries after G.' s time. He marr. (1) Margaret [whose surname on her tombstone is indecipherable], who died 6th April 1592, aged 66: (2) (cont. 16th Aug. 1592), Isobell, sister of James Strachan of Carmylie. [Edinburgh Tests.; Melvill's Autob. 302;Tombst,; Cramond's Fordyce, 11; Jervise's Epitaphs, ii., 100.]"
4 (at Cullen in 1569)
"Gilbert Gardyne, trans, from Fordyce at Lammas 1569; re-trans. to Fordyce before 1574, with Cullen, Deskford, and Ordiquhill all in his charge to 1589."
5 (at Deskford in 1569)
"Gilbert Gardyne, M.A.; min. of Fordyce, had also charge here from 1569 to 1589, and 1595 to 1598."
6 (at Ordiquhill in 1574)
"Gilbert Gardyne, min. at Cullen, had also charge here till 1589. (See Cullen and Fordyce.)"
7 (at Cullen in 1595)
"Gilbert Gardyne, above men tioned; trans, from Fordyce in 1595; re-trans, to Fordyce in 1596."
from Fasti Ecclesiae (3,4,5 and 7 from volume 6; the rest from vol 8) 1 3