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"BUNTEN, BUNTDJ, BUNTTNE, BUNTING, BUNTON, BONTEIN, BUNTAIN, BONTINE. Macfarlane (n, p. 278) describes Biinline of Ardoch as "a very Antient family in the county of Dumbarton where they Still Remain in Lustre." Most probably a branch of the English Buntings, found in several of the English counties in the thirteenth century. Roger Ortoknus (= Bunting, Latin) was one of an inquest made at Peebles, 1262 (APS., i, p. 101 red). Thomas 0 Bunting one of an inquest at Traqueyr in 1274 (Bain, n, 34) may be Thomas Buntynge of Peeblesshire who rendered homage in 1296 (ibid., n, p. 207). Fin lay Bunting had a charter of the lands of Mylnetelame in the barony of Cardross from Robert m (RMS., I, App. n, 1796). Robert and William Bontyne had remission for their share in burning the town of Dunbertane in 1489 (Lennox, n, p. 132), and Nicolas Buntyne witnessed sasine in favor of James, son of the earl of Lennox, 1490 (ibid., n, p. 140). John Buntyne of Ardoch was a follower of the earl of Argyll in 1536 (RSS., 11, 2152) and cautioner for Walter Makfarlan in the same year (Trials, l, p. 178). John Bountene served on an assize in 1541 (ibid., I, p. 361), John Bunteyne was burgess of Glasgow, 1580 (Burgesses), John Buntene was retoured heir in lands of ArdochBuntein, etc., 1605 (Retours, Dumbarton, 8), William Buntein was burgess of Stirling, 1614 (Stirling), and Margaret Bonetoun is recorded in Quhytrig, parish of Morrounsyd ( (Muiravonside), 1618 (ibid.), Archibald Bontein was secretary to the "Bluidy Mackenzie." The form Bontein, as spelling of the family name, was adopted by Sir James Bontein in 1782. The Buntings of England, according to Kemble, were an old Anglo-Saxon clan. Buntene 1603, Buntin 1591, Buntyn 1513, Bwntene 1556, Bwnteyne 1563, Buntyng 1452, Bunton. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Wikipedia Basil Cheesman Bunting (1 March 1900 ? 17 April 1985) was a significant British modernist poet whose reputation was established with the publication of "Briggflatts" in 1966.
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Wikipedia Mary Ingraham Bunting (July 10, 1910 - January 21, 1998) was an influential American college president; "Time" profiled her as the magazine's November 3, 1961, cover story.
Wikipedia Ronnie Bunting was an Irish republican and socialist activist in Ireland.
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