Gardyne, Gilbert N/A

Probably Gilbert Gardyne (Garden), the first minister of the parish of Monifieth (Angus) after the Reformation, who also had the parish of Monikie under his charge. In 1569 he was translated to Old Fordyce Church on the north coast of Aberdeenshire, and two years later became Moderator of the General Assembly of the Kirk. Gardyne owned the lands of Boath in the parish of Carmylie, and in 1592 he married Isibel Strachan of Carmylie “in the face and presence of the visible Kirk of God.” A staunch Protestant he was said to have taken a sword with him to the pulpit “for fear of Papists”.

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Gardyne, Gilbert (Stamp 1) Monogram: M G G
Crest: A boar’s head erased in chief a cinquefoil
Heraldic Charges: boar's head, Heraldic Charges: cinquefoil
Gardyne, Gilbert (Stamp 2) Crest: A boar’s head erased in chief a cinquefoil
Heraldic Charges: boar's head, Heraldic Charges: cinquefoil