Clan Callender History

callender_img_historyThe Callenders or Callanders are named after the barony of Callander in Perthshire.

In 1248 Alwyn de Calyntyr was witness to a grant by Maldoueny, earl of Lennox to Stephen de Blantyr.

Richard Callender was constable of Stirling Castle in 1282, and in 1296 Alewyn de Calentir and his father Sir John de Calentyr rendered homage.

John de Callenter, a burgess of Stirling was one of those who attacked the cruives and fishings of the abbott and convent of Cambuskenneth in 1366.

George Kallender was burgess of Glasgow in 1631.

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