Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain1

M, #546201, d. 1177
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain was the son of Muircheartach 'Muighe Line', King of Ulster.2 He died in 1177, killed in battle against his successor Maelsechlainin Mac Lochlainin.1
     He was heir to high-kingship of Ireland.1 Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain also went by the nick-name of Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg' (?) (or in English, ‘The Lazy-arsed Youth').1 In 1160 he killed his father's killer, restored O'Neill power.1 He gained the title of King of Cenel Eoghain in 1176.1 In 1176 he became supreme in the North of Ireland.1

Children of Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Aedh 'Meth' O'Neill, King of Ulster1

M, #546202
Last Edited=6 Sep 2015
     Aedh 'Meth' O'Neill, King of Ulster is the son of Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain.2 He married Beanmidhe (?), daughter of Ua Heignigh, King of Oriel.2
     He gained the title of King of Cenel Eoghain.2 He gained the title of King of Ulster in 1196.2 Between 1196 and 1211 he defeatd the Anglo-Normans.2 In 1201 he was defeated by the Normans and temporarily deposed (resumed crown when his successor Conor Mac Lochlainn was killed.1 He was defeated by Cathal Carrach (‘The Scabby') O'Connor, King of Connaught.2

Child of Aedh 'Meth' O'Neill, King of Ulster and Beanmidhe (?)

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Muircheartach O'Neill1

M, #546203, d. 1202
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     Muircheartach O'Neill was the son of Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain.2 He died in 1202, killed by Mac Lochlainin.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Niall 'Ruadh' O'Neill, King of Ulster1

M, #546204
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     Niall 'Ruadh' O'Neill, King of Ulster is the son of Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain.2 He married unknown daughter O'Conor, daughter of Cathal Crovedearg O'Conor, King of Connaught, in 1201.1
     He reigned a month.1 He gained the title of King of Ulster in 1230.1

Child of Niall 'Ruadh' O'Neill, King of Ulster and unknown daughter O'Conor

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

unknown daughter O'Conor1

F, #546205
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     unknown daughter O'Conor is the daughter of Cathal Crovedearg O'Conor, King of Connaught.2 She married Niall 'Ruadh' O'Neill, King of Ulster, son of Aedh 'Macaemh Tóinleasg', King of Cenel Eoghain, in 1201.1
     Her married name became O'Neill.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Brian 'Cathan an Duin' O'Neill, High King of Ireland1

M, #546206, d. 1260
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Brian 'Cathan an Duin' O'Neill, High King of Ireland was the son of Niall 'Ruadh' O'Neill, King of Ulster and unknown daughter O'Conor.2 He married Jill of Argyll, daughter of Duncan Mac Dugall, King in the Hebrides.1 He died in 1260, killed in action.1
     Brian 'Cathan an Duin' O'Neill, High King of Ireland also went by the nick-name of Brian 'Cathan an Duin' (or in English, 'of the Battle of Down').1 He gained the title of King of Ulster in 1241.1 In 1256 he formed the Irish confederacy to expel the English.1 He gained the title of High King of Ireland in 1258.1 He fought in the Battle of Downpatrick in 1260, against the English.1 His head was sent to London.1

Child of Brian 'Cathan an Duin' O'Neill, High King of Ireland and Jill of Argyll

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Duncan Mac Dugall, King in the Hebrides1

M, #546207
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     Duncan Mac Dugall, King in the Hebrides gained the title of King in the Hebrides.1

Child of Duncan Mac Dugall, King in the Hebrides

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jill of Argyll1

F, #546208
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     Jill of Argyll is the daughter of Duncan Mac Dugall, King in the Hebrides.2 She married Brian 'Cathan an Duin' O'Neill, High King of Ireland, son of Niall 'Ruadh' O'Neill, King of Ulster and unknown daughter O'Conor.1
     Her married name became O'Neill.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Domnall O'Neill, King of Ulster1

M, #546209
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     Domnall O'Neill, King of Ulster is the son of Brian 'Cathan an Duin' O'Neill, High King of Ireland and Jill of Argyll.2 He married Gormfhlaith Conaill, daughter of Aedh O'Donell, King of Tir Conaill.1
     He was heir to high-kingship.1 He sent aid to Robert I, King of Scots against the English.1 He gained the title of King of Ulster in 1283.1 He abdicated as King of Ulster in 1286.1 He gained the title of King of Ulster in 1295.1 In 1316 he renounced his right to the Irish high-kingship in favour of Edward Bruce.1 He fought in the Battle of Dundalk in 1318, for Edward Bruce.1

Children of Domnall O'Neill, King of Ulster and Gormfhlaith Conaill

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Aedh O'Donell, King of Tir Conaill1

M, #546210
Last Edited=31 Aug 2015
     Aedh O'Donell, King of Tir Conaill gained the title of King of Tir Conaill.1

Child of Aedh O'Donell, King of Tir Conaill

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 3005. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]