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"BRYDEN, BRTOON, BRYDONE. A Border surname which occurs seven times in the Flodden Roll (1513) of the Burgesses of Selkirk. Phelippe de Briden of Roxburghshire rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 200). John Bridin (Bridyne, or Bridynne) appears as presbyter and notary public in Glasgow, 1527 and 1548 (PoUok, i, p. 256; LCD., p. 63). William Brydane, common clerk of Selkirk, 1590 (RFC., rv, p. 481). John Bryddin in Lessuddine, 1662 (RRM., n, p. 45). A pension was paid to Isobel Bryden in Edinburgh, 1730 (Guildry, p. 136). Breydon 1710, Broaden and Broadon 1689, Brydin 1590, Brydynne 1536. William Brydonne, 1371 (RMS.). Cf. Briddon, place in Leicestershire and Bredon in Worcestershire. 0 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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