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O'Brien dynasty

The O'Brien dynasty (Classical Irish Ua Briain, (Modern Irish Ó Briain, IPA: /oːˈbʲɾʲiənʲ/), genitive Uí Bhriain, IPA: /iːˈβʲɾʲiənʲ/) are a royal and noble house founded in the 10th century by Brian Boru of the Dál gCais or Dalcassians. [1]

95 relations: Ailill Aulom, Annals of Inisfallen, Annals of the Four Masters, Annals of Ulster, Aristocracy (class), Barnabas O'Brien, 6th Earl of Thomond, Baron Inchiquin, Battle of Belach Lechta, Battle of Sulcoit, Bjaðmunjo Mýrjartaksdóttir, Brian Boru, Cennétig mac Lorcáin, Christian, Clann Cholmáin, Conchobar Ua Briain, Connacht, Connor O'Brien, 3rd Earl of Thomond, Conor Myles John O'Brien, 18th Baron Inchiquin, Corcomroe (barony), Corcu Baiscind, County Clare, County Limerick, County Tipperary, County Waterford, Daniel O'Brien, 1st Viscount Clare, Daniel O'Brien, 3rd Viscount Clare, Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Dál gCais, Déisi, De Clare, Diarmait Ua Briain, Domnall Gerrlámhach, Donnchad mac Briain, Donnubán mac Cathail, Donogh O'Brien, 4th Earl of Thomond, Earl of Thomond, Early Barons Inchiquin, Eóganachta, Elective monarchy, Europe, Henry VIII of England, High King of Ireland, History of Limerick, Inis Cathaigh, Irish nobility, Irish people, Irish royal families, Ivar of Limerick, Iverni, James O'Brien, 3rd Marquess of Thomond, ..., Kingdom of Desmond, Kingdom of Dublin, Kingdom of Ireland, Kingdom of the Isles, Limerick, List of kings of Leinster, List of Kings of Mide, List of kings of Munster, List of monarchs of Desmond, List of monarchs of Thomond, List of people named O'Brien, List of rulers of Waterford, Magnus Barefoot, Mahon mac Turlough Mantach Ó Briain, Mairtine, Mathgamain mac Cennétig, Máel Muad mac Brain, Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, Muirchertach Ua Briain, Munster, Murrough mac Toirdelbach Ó Briain, Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Inchiquin, Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Thomond, Murrough O'Brien, 1st Marquess of Thomond, Nobility, Norse–Gaels, O'Rahilly's historical model, Oxford University Press, Primogeniture, River Shannon, Rock of Cashel, Royal family, Sanctuary, Sept, Sigurd the Crusader, Tadc mac Briain, Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair, Tanistry, Thomond, Toirdelbach Ua Briain, Tudor dynasty, Uí Fiachrach Aidhne, Uí Néill, Viscount Clare, William O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin. Expand index (45 more) »

Ailill Aulom

Ailill Ollamh (or Oilill Olum) in Irish traditional history was the son of Mug Nuadat and was a king of the southern half of Ireland.

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Annals of Inisfallen

The Annals of Inisfallen are a chronicle of the medieval history of Ireland.

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Annals of the Four Masters

The Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland (Annála Ríoghachta Éireann) or the Annals of the Four Masters (Annála na gCeithre Máistrí) are chronicles of medieval Irish history.

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Annals of Ulster

The Annals of Ulster (Annála Uladh) are annals of medieval Ireland.

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Aristocracy (class)

Aristocrats is a broad term that usually refers to people that a particular social order considered the highest social class of that society.

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Barnabas O'Brien, 6th Earl of Thomond

Barnabas O'Brien, 6th Earl of Thomond (died 1657), son of Donogh O'Brien, 4th Earl of Thomond; succeeded his brother as earl, 1639; was lord-lieutenant of Clare, 1640–1: had his rents seized, 1644; admitted a parliamentary garrison to Bunratty Castle and went to England: joined Charles I; successfully petitioned parliament for £2,000 spent in the parliamentary cause.

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Baron Inchiquin

Baron Inchiquin (pronounced "Inch-i-quin") is one of the older titles in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Battle of Belach Lechta

The Battle of Belach Lechta or Bealach Leachta was a major battle fought in Munster in 978 between Máel Muad mac Brain, King of Munster, and Brian Bóruma.

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Battle of Sulcoit

The Battle of Sulcoit marked the end of Norse expansion in Ireland and was the first of three battles that highlight the career of Brian Boru.

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Bjaðmunjo Mýrjartaksdóttir

Bjaðmunjo Mýrjartaksdóttir (also known in Old Norse as Bjaðmynja; and in Gaelic as Ben Muman, Bé Binn, Blathmuine, and Bláthmín; fl. 1102/1103) was a daughter of a Muirchertach Ua Briain, High King of Ireland.

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Brian Boru

Brian Boru (c. 94123 April 1014, Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig; Brian Bóruma; modern Brian Bóramha) was an Irish king who ended the domination of the High Kingship of Ireland by the Uí Néill.

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Cennétig mac Lorcáin

Cennétig mac Lorcáin, King of Tuadmumu, died 951.

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Christian

A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Clann Cholmáin

Clann Cholmáin is the name of the dynasty descended from Colmán Mór (Colmán Mór mac Diarmata), son of Diarmait mac Cerbaill.

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Conchobar Ua Briain

Conchobar Ua Briain (died 1142) was a mid-twelfth-century ruler of the kingdoms of Munster and Dublin.

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Connacht

Connacht or Connaught (Connacht or Cúige Chonnacht) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the west of the country.

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Connor O'Brien, 3rd Earl of Thomond

Connor O'Brien, 3rd Earl of Thomond (1534?–1581), called Groibleach (or Long-nailed), grandson of Conor O'Brien (d. 1539); succeeded to the earldom, 1553; his right to the lordship of Thomond was disputed by his uncle, Donnell; confirmed in his possessions by Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex in 1558, who proclaimed his uncles traitors, though peace was not established until 1565.

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Conor Myles John O'Brien, 18th Baron Inchiquin

Conor Myles John O'Brien, 18th Baron Inchiquin (born 17 July 1943) is the holder of a hereditary peerage in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Corcomroe (barony)

Corcomroe is a barony in County Clare, Ireland.

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Corcu Baiscind

The Corcu Baiscind were an early Érainn people or kingdom of what is now southern County Clare in Munster.

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County Clare

County Clare (Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland.

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County Limerick

County Limerick (Contae Luimnigh) is a county in Ireland.

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County Tipperary

County Tipperary (Contae Thiobraid Árann) is a county in Ireland.

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County Waterford

County Waterford (Contae Phort Láirge; the English name comes from Old Norse Vedrafjörður) is a county in Ireland.

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Daniel O'Brien, 1st Viscount Clare

Daniel O'Brien, 1st Viscount Clare (Dónall MacConchobhair Ó Briain) (1577?–1663) was an Irish politician and soldier.

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Daniel O'Brien, 3rd Viscount Clare

Daniel O'Brien was the 3rd Viscount Clare.

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Dáibhí Ó Cróinín

Dáibhí Iarla Ó Cróinín (born 29 August 1954) is an Irish historian, and professor of history at the National University of Ireland, Galway (N.U.I. Galway).

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Dál gCais

The Dál gCais (English: Dalcassians) was a Gaelic Irish tribe, generally accepted by contemporary scholarship as being a branch of the Déisi Muman, that became a powerful group in Ireland during the 10th century.

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Déisi

The Déisi were a class of peoples in ancient and medieval Ireland.

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De Clare

The de Clare family of Norman lords were associated with the Welsh Marches, Suffolk, Surrey, Kent (especially Tonbridge) and Ireland.

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Diarmait Ua Briain

Diarmait Ua Briain (1060–1118) was an 11th-century Irish king who ruled Munster from 1114 to 1118.

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Domnall Gerrlámhach

Domnall Gerrlámhach (died 1135), also known as Domnall Gerrlámhach Ua Briain, Domnall mac Muirchertaig, and Domnall Ua Briain, was an obscure twelfth-century Uí Briain dynast and King of Dublin.

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Donnchad mac Briain

Donnchadh mac Briain (old spelling: Donnchad mac Briain) (died 1064), formerly anglicised as Donough O'Brian, son of Brian Bóruma and Gormflaith ingen Murchada, was King of Munster.

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Donnubán mac Cathail

Donnubán ('donuva:n), Donndubán ('donðuva:n), or Donnabán mac Cathail, anglicised Donovan, son of Cahall (died 980), was a tenth-century ruler of the Irish regional kingdom of Uí Fidgenti, and possibly also of the smaller overkingdom of Uí Chairpre Áebda within that.

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Donogh O'Brien, 4th Earl of Thomond

Donogh O'Brien, 4th Earl of Thomond and Baron of Ibrickan (died 1624) was an Irish nobleman and soldier noted for his loyalty to the Kingdom of Ireland.

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Earl of Thomond

Earl of Thomond was a title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Early Barons Inchiquin

There were six early Barons Inchiquin in Ireland between 1543 and 1654.

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Eóganachta

The Eóganachta or Eoghanachta were an Irish dynasty centred on Cashel which dominated southern Ireland from the 6/7th to the 10th centuries, and following that, in a restricted form, the Kingdom of Desmond, and its offshoot Carbery, to the late 16th century.

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Elective monarchy

An elective monarchy is a monarchy ruled by an elected monarch, in contrast to a hereditary monarchy in which the office is automatically passed down as a family inheritance.

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Europe

Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

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Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death.

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High King of Ireland

The High Kings of Ireland (Ard Rí na hÉireann) were sometimes historical and sometimes legendary figures who had, or who are claimed to have had, lordship over the whole of Ireland.

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History of Limerick

The history of Limerick, stretches back to its establishment by the Vikings as a walled city on King's Island (an island in the River Shannon) in 812, and its charter in 1197.

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Inis Cathaigh

Inis Cathaigh or Scattery Island is an island in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland.

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Irish nobility

Irish nobility refers to persons who fall into one or more of the following categories of nobility.

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Irish people

The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group who originate from the island of Ireland and its associated islands.

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Irish royal families

The Irish Royal Families were dynasties who ruled large overkingdoms and smaller petty kingdoms on the island of Ireland over the last two millennia.

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Ivar of Limerick

Ivar of Limerick (Ímar Luimnich, rí Gall; Ímar ua Ímair; Ímar Ua hÍmair, Ard Rí Gall Muman ocus Gáedel; Íomhar Mór, Old Norse: Ívarr), died 977, was the last Norse king of the city-state of Limerick, and penultimate King of the Foreigners of Munster, reigning during the rise to power of the Dál gCais and the fall of the Eóganachta.

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Iverni

The Iverni (Ἰούερνοι, Iouernoi) were a people of early:Ireland first mentioned in Ptolemy's 2nd century Geography as living in the extreme south-west of the island.

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James O'Brien, 3rd Marquess of Thomond

Admiral James McEdward O'Brien, 3rd Marquess of Thomond, GCH (1769–1855), styled Lord James O'Brien from 1809 to 1846, was a British naval officer.

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Kingdom of Desmond

The Kingdom of Desmond was a historic kingdom located on the southwestern coast of Ireland.

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Kingdom of Dublin

Norwegian Vikings invaded the territory around Dublin in the 9th century, establishing the Norse Kingdom of Dublin, the earliest and longest-lasting Norse kingdom in the British Isles, excepting the Kingdom of Mann and the Isles.

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Kingdom of Ireland

The Kingdom of Ireland (Classical Irish: Ríoghacht Éireann; Modern Irish: Ríocht Éireann) was a state in Ireland from the proclamation of King Henry VIII of England as King of Ireland by the Crown of Ireland Act 1542 until the Acts of Union 1800.

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Kingdom of the Isles

The Kingdom of the Isles comprised the Hebrides, the islands of the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Man from the 9th to the 13th centuries AD.

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Limerick

Limerick (or; Luimneach) is a city in county Limerick, Ireland.

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List of kings of Leinster

The following is a provisional list of the kings of Leinster who ruled the Irish kingdom of Leinster (or Laigin) up to 1632 with the death of Domhnall Spainneach Mac Murrough Caomhanach, the last legitimately inaugurated head of the MacMurrough Kavanagh royal line.

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List of Kings of Mide

In medieval Ireland, the Kings of Mide were of the Clann Cholmáin, a branch of the Uí Néill.

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List of kings of Munster

The kings of Munster (Rí Mumhan), ruled from the establishment of Munster during the Irish Iron Age, until the High Middle Ages.

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List of monarchs of Desmond

The following is a list of monarchs of the Kingdom of Desmond.

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List of monarchs of Thomond

The following is a list of monarchs of the Kingdom of Thomond.

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List of people named O'Brien

O'Brien is a surname of Irish origin which has many variants in the Irish diaspora worldwide, such as O'Bryan, O'Brian, O'Briant, O'Brient, O'Bryant, O'Brine, O'Bryen etc., which all claim a general common ancestry with the original Gaelic surname being Ó Briain or Uí Briain.

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List of rulers of Waterford

The Vikings, who had created a longphort near Waterford in 853, finally settled and created a town in 914.

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Magnus Barefoot

Magnus Olafsson (Old Norse: Magnús Óláfsson, Norwegian: Magnus Olavsson; 1073 – 24 August 1103), better known as Magnus Barefoot (Old Norse: Magnús berfœttr, Norwegian: Magnus Berrføtt), was King of Norway (as Magnus III) from 1093 until his death in 1103.

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Mahon mac Turlough Mantach Ó Briain

Mahon mac Turlough Mantach Ó Briain, Chief of the Name of the Clan Teige Ó Briain of Aran, died 1565.

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Mairtine

The Mairtine (Martini, Marthene, Muirtine, Maidirdine, Mhairtine) were an important people of late prehistoric Munster, Ireland, who by early historical times appear to have completely vanished from the Irish political landscape.

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Mathgamain mac Cennétig

Mathgamain mac Cennétig was King of Munster from around 970 to his death in 976.

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Máel Muad mac Brain

Máel Muad mac Brain (died 978), commonly anglicised Molloy, was King of Munster, first possibly from 959 or alternatively 963 to around 970, when he may have been deposed (usurped) by Mathgamain mac Cennétig of the Dál gCais, and then again from 976, following his putting to death of the latter, until his own death in the Battle of Belach Lechta against Mathgamain's brother Brian Bóruma in 978.

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Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill

Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill (949 – 2 September 1022), also called Máel Sechnaill Mór, Máel Sechnaill II, anglicized Malachy II, was King of Mide and High King of Ireland.

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Muirchertach Ua Briain

Muircheartach Ua Briain (old spelling: Muirchertach Ua Briain) (also known as Murtough O'Brien) (c. 1050 – c. 10 March 1119), son of Toirdelbach Ua Briain and great-grandson of Brian Bóruma, was King of Munster and later self-declared High King of Ireland.

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Munster

Munster (an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan,.

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Murrough mac Toirdelbach Ó Briain

Murrough mac Toirdelbach Ó Briain, Chief of the Name, the Clan Tiege of Aran, fl.

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Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Inchiquin

Murrough McDermod O'Brien, 1st Earl of Inchiquin and 6th Baron Inchiquin (1614–1674), was known as Murchadh na dTóiteán ("of the conflagrations" i.e.: extensive burnings) – of Irish who would not convert to Anglicanism and their land, crops, livestock, and dwellings.

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Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Thomond

Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Thomond (Murchadh Ó Briain) (d. 7 November 1551) was the last King of Thomond, and a descendant of the High King of Ireland, Brian Boru.

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Murrough O'Brien, 1st Marquess of Thomond

Murrough O'Brien, 10th Baron Inchiquin, 5th Earl of Inchiquin, 1st Marquess of Thomond KP, PC (Ire) (1726 – 10 February 1808), known from 1777 to 1800 as the 5th Earl of Inchiquin, was an Irish peer, soldier and politician.

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Nobility

Nobility is a social class that possesses more acknowledged privileges or eminence than most other classes in a society, membership thereof typically being hereditary.

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Norse–Gaels

The Norse–Gaels (Gall-Ghaedheil or Gall-Ghaeil, Gall-Ghàidheil) were a people who dominated much of the Irish Sea region, including the Isle of Man, western Scotland and eastern Ireland for a part of the Middle Ages; they were of Gaelic and North Germanic origin and as a whole exhibited a great deal of Gaelic and Norse cultural syncretism.

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O'Rahilly's historical model

O'Rahilly's historical model is a theory of Irish prehistory put forward by Celtic scholar T. F. O'Rahilly in 1946.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Primogeniture

Primogeniture is the right, by law or custom, of the firstborn male child to inherit the family estate, in preference to siblings (compare to ultimogeniture).

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River Shannon

The River Shannon (Abha na Sionainne / an tSionainn / an tSionna) is the longest river in Ireland at.

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Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig), also known as Cashel of the Kings and St.

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Royal family

A royal family is the immediate family of a king or queen regnant, and sometimes his or her extended family.

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Sanctuary

A sanctuary, in its original meaning, is a sacred place, such as a shrine.

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Sept

A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish family.

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Sigurd the Crusader

Sigurd I Magnusson (c. 1090 – 26 March 1130), also known as Sigurd the Crusader (Old Norse: Sigurðr Jórsalafari, Norwegian: Sigurd Jorsalfar), was King of Norway from 1103 to 1130.

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Tadc mac Briain

Tadc or Tadg mac Briain (died 1023) was the son of Brian Boru and Echrad, daughter of Carlus mac Ailella of Uí Áeda Odba.

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Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair

Toirdhealbhach Ua Conchobhair (old spelling: Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair) (1088–1156), anglicised Turlough Mór O'Connor / O'Conor, was King of Connacht (1106–1156) and High King of Ireland (ca. 1120–1156).

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Tanistry

Tanistry was a Gaelic system for passing on titles and lands.

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Thomond

Thomond (Tuadhmhumhain, meaning North Munster, now spelled Tuamhain) is a region of Ireland associated with County Clare, County Limerick, north County Kerry and north County Tipperary; effectively most of north Munster.

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Toirdelbach Ua Briain

Toirdhealbhach Ua Briain (old spelling: Toirdelbach Ua Briain), anglicised Turlough O'Brien (1009 – 14 July 1086), was King of Munster and effectively High King of Ireland.

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Tudor dynasty

The Tudor dynasty or House of Tudor was a royal house of Welsh and English origin, descended in the male line from the Tudors of Penmynydd.

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Uí Fiachrach Aidhne

Uí Fhiachrach Aidhne (also known as Hy Fiachrach) was a kingdom located in what is now the south of County Galway.

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Uí Néill

The Uí Néill (Irish pronunciation:, descendants of Niall) are Irish and Scottish dynasties who claim descent from Niall Noigiallach (Niall of the Nine Hostages), a historical King of Tara who died about 405.

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Viscount Clare

Viscount Clare was a title in the Peerage of Ireland, created twice.

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William O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin

William McWilliam O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin, KB, PC(I) (1700 – 18 July 1777) was an Irish peer and politician.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O'Brien_dynasty

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