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O'Neill dynasty

The O'Neill dynasty (Ó Néill) is a group of families, ultimately all of Irish Gaelic origin, that have held prominent positions and titles in Ireland and elsewhere. [1]

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Analecta Hibernica

Analecta Hibernica is the official academic journal of the Irish Manuscripts Commission, carrying reports on the commission's work and publishing shorter manuscripts.

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Anglo-Irish people

Anglo-Irish was a term used primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries to identify a privileged social class in Ireland, whose members were mostly the descendants and successors of the Protestant Ascendancy.

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Aodh Méith

Aodh Méith or Áed Méith (died 1230) was a 13th-century king of Tír Eoghain.

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Arras

Arras (Atrecht) is the capital (chef-lieu/préfecture) of the Pas-de-Calais department, which is half of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France’s fourth most populous region.

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Arturo O'Neill

Arturo O'Neill de Tyrone y O'Kelly (January 8, 1736 – December 9, 1814) was an Irish-born Spanish colonel who served the Spanish crown as governor of several places in New Spain (1781 — 1800).

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Áed in Macáem Tóinlesc

Áed in Macáem Tóinlesc or Aodh an Macaoimh Tóinleasg (died 1177) was a 12th-century ruler of Tulach Óc and Tír Eogain.

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Barbados

Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles.

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Baron Dungannon

The title Baron of Dungannon in the Peerage of Ireland was associated with the first creation of the title of Earl of Tyrone.

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Battle of Culloden

The Battle of Culloden (Blàr Chùil Lodair) was the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745 and part of a religious civil war in Britain.

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Battle of Fontenoy

The Battle of Fontenoy, 11 May 1745,This article uses the Gregorian calendar (unless otherwise stated).

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Battle of St. George's Caye

The Battle of St.

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Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Bayamón (is a municipality of Puerto Rico located on the northern coastal valley, north of Aguas Buenas and Comerío; south of Toa Baja and Cataño; west of Guaynabo; and east of Toa Alta and Naranjito. Bayamón is spread over 11 wards and Bayamón Pueblo (the downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Branches of the Cenél nEógain

The Cenél nEógain, or "kindred of Owen", are a branch of the Northern Uí Néill, that claim descent from Eógan mac Néill, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.

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Bruce campaign in Ireland

The Bruce campaign was a three-year military campaign by Edward Bruce, brother of the Scottish king Robert the Bruce, in Ireland.

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Cú Choigcríche Ó Cléirigh

Cú Choigcríche Ó Cléirigh (fl. 1624–1664) was an Irish historian and genealogist, known in English as Peregrine O'Clery.

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Charles Edward Stuart

Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Severino Maria Stuart (31 December 1720 – 31 January 1788), commonly known in Britain during his lifetime as The Young Pretender and often known in retrospective accounts as Bonnie Prince Charlie, was the second Jacobite pretender to the thrones of England, Scotland, France and Ireland (as Charles III) from the death of his father in 1766.

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Chief of the Name

The Chief of the Name, or in older English usage Captain of his Nation, is the recognised head of a family or clan (clann in Irish and Scottish Gaelic).

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Clan Campbell

Clan Campbell is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan Donald

Clan Donald, also known as Clan MacDonald (MacDhòmhnaill), is a Highland Scottish clan and one of the largest Scottish clans.

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Clan Ewen of Otter

Clan Ewen of Otter (Gaelic: Clann Eóghain na h-Oitrich), was a Highland clan which once controlled the area around Kilfinan on the Cowal peninsular in Argyll.

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Clan Lamont

Clan Lamont is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan Maclachlan

Clan Maclachlan, also known as Clan Lachlan and Clann Lachlainn, is a Highland Scottish clan that historically centred on the lands of Strathlachlan on Loch Fyne, Argyll on the west coast of Scotland.

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Clan MacLea

The Clan MacLea is a Highland Scottish clan, which was traditionally located in the district of Lorn in Argyll, Scotland, and is seated on the Isle of Lismore.

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Clan Maclean

Clan MacLean (Scottish Gaelic: Mac Gill-Eain) is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan MacNeil

Clan MacNeil, also known in Scotland as Clan Niall, is a highland Scottish clan, particularly associated with the Outer Hebridean island of Barra.

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Clan Sweeney

Clan Sweeney is an Irish clan of Scottish origin.

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Clandeboye

Clandeboye (from the Irish Clann Aodha Buí; the family of Hugh with the blonde hair) is in modern times an area of Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Coat of arms

A coat of arms is a unique heraldic design on an escutcheon (i.e. shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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Conn Ó Néill

Conn Ó Néill (sometimes anglicised as Conn/Constantine O'Neill) (Ireland, Leinster, Archbishopric of Dublin, Parish of Saint Catherine - ?), was the titular head of the Clanaboy O'Neill dynasty.

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Conn MacShane O'Neill

Con(n) MacShane O'Neill (1565–1630) was the son of Shane O'Neill known as "an Diomas" or "The Proud", an Irish flaith or Prince of Ulster, the Lord of Clabbye, nobleman, rebel, and political leader in the late 16th century and early 17th century.

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Conn O'Neill, 1st Earl of Tyrone

Conn O'Neill, 1st Earl of Tyrone (Conn Bacach mac Cuinn Ó Néill) (c. 1480–1559) was King of Tír Eógain, the largest and most powerful Gaelic lordship in Ireland.

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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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Count of Tyrone

The title of Count of Tyrone has been used by two European branches of the O'Neill family to claim affiliation with the O'Neill Earls of Tyrone in the Peerage of Ireland.

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County Armagh

County Armagh (named after its county town, Armagh) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland and one of the 32 traditional counties of Ireland, situated in the northeast of the island.

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County Mayo

County Mayo (Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland.

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County Tyrone

County Tyrone is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.

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Creggan, County Armagh

Creggan is a small village, townland and civil parish near Crossmaglen in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.

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Derbfine

The derbfine (pronounced Der-vinn-ah in English; jer-ub-finn-ah in Irish) was an Irish agnatic kinship group and power structure as defined in the first written law tracts.

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Derry

Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.

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Domnall ua Néill

Domhnall ua Néill (old spelling: Domnall ua Néill) (died 980) was High King of Ireland from 956 to 980.

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Dubhaltach Mac Fhirbhisigh

Dubhaltach MacFhirbhisigh, also known as Dubhaltach Óg mac Giolla Íosa Mór mac Dubhaltach Mór Mac Fhirbhisigh, Duald Mac Firbis, Dudly Ferbisie, and Dualdus Firbissius (fl. 1643 – January 1671) was an Irish scribe, translator, historian and genealogist.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Duke of Leinster

Duke of Leinster is a title in the Peerage of Ireland and the premier dukedom in that peerage.

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Dundalk

Dundalk is the county town of County Louth, Ireland.

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Dungannon

Dungannon is a town in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Dutch Republic

The Dutch Republic, also known as the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden), Republic of the United Netherlands or Republic of the Seven United Provinces (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Provinciën), was a republic in Europe existing from 1581, when part of the Netherlands separated from Spanish rule, until 1795.

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Dynasty

A dynasty is a sequence of rulers from the same family,Oxford English Dictionary, "dynasty, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1897.

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Earl of Desmond

The title of Earl of Desmond has been held historically by lords in Ireland, first as a title outside of the peerage system and later as part of the Peerage of Ireland.

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Earl of Pembroke

The Earldom of Pembroke is a title in the Peerage of England that was first created in the 12th century by King Stephen of England.

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Earl of Tyrone

The Earl of Tyrone is a title created three times in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Earl of Ulster

The title of Earl of Ulster has been created several times in the Peerage of Ireland and Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Earldom of Ulster

The Earldom of Ulster was an Anglo-Norman lordship in northern medieval Ireland, established by John de Courcy from the conquest of the province of Ulaid in eastern Ulster.

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Early Irish law

Early Irish law, also called Brehon law, comprised the statutes which governed everyday life in Early Medieval Ireland.

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Eógan

Éoġan or Eóġan is an early Irish male name, which also has the hypocoristic form Eóġanán.

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Edward III of England

Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England from 25 January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous reign of his father, Edward II.

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Eighty Years' War

The Eighty Years' War or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands.

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Féilim Ó Néill

Féilim Ó Néill (sometimes anglicised Phelim/Felix O'Neill) (died 11 September 1709, in Malplaquet) was a member of the Clanaboy O'Neill dynasty, and the ancestor of the current Chief of this Catholic Lineage.

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FitzGerald dynasty

The FitzGerald dynasty is a Hiberno-Norman or Cambro-Norman dynasty, and have been Peers of Ireland since at least the 14th century.

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Flaithbertach Ua Néill

Flaithbertach Ua Néill (before 978–1036) was king of Ailech, a kingdom of north-west Ireland.

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Flight of the Earls

The Flight of the Earls (Imeacht na nIarlaí / Teitheadh na nIarlaí) took place on 14 September 1607, when Hugh Ó Neill of Tír Eóghain (Tyrone), Rory Ó Donnell of Tír Chonaill (Tyrconnell) and about ninety followers left Ireland for mainland Europe.

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Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands

Frederiksted is both the town and one of the two administrative districts of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Gaels

The Gaels (Na Gaeil; Na Gàidheil), also known as Goidels, are an ethnolinguistic group indigenous to northwestern Europe.

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Henry II of England

Henry II (5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, King of England (1154–89) and Lord of Ireland; at various times, he also controlled Wales, Scotland and Brittany.

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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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Holy Land

The Holy Land (Hebrew: אֶרֶץ הַקוֹדֵשׁ, Terra Sancta; Arabic: الأرض المقدسة), is an area roughly located between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea but also includes the Eastern Bank of the Jordan River.

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Hugh McShane O'Neill

Hugh "McSeáin" O'Neill genealogies list Hugh as the son of Con MacShane O'Neill, 3rd son of Shane O'Neill and as the 10th son of Shane O'Neill.

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Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone

Hugh O'Neill (Irish: Aodh Mór Ó Néill; literally Hugh The Great O'Neill; c. 1550 – 20 July 1616), was an Irish Gaelic lord, Earl of Tyrone (known as the Great Earl) and was later created The Ó Néill.

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Hugo Ricciardi O'Neill

Hugo Ricciardi O'Neill (born Lisbon, Encarnação, 7 March 1939) is the current head of a branch of the O'Neill dynasty of Clanaboy, whose family has been in Portugal since the 18th century.

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a San Francisco-based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge".

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Irish Brigade (France)

The Irish Brigade was a brigade in the French army composed of Irish exiles, led by Lord Mountcashel.

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Irish Confederate Wars

The Irish Confederate Wars, also called the Eleven Years' War (derived from the Irish language name Cogadh na hAon Bhliana Déag), took place in Ireland between 1641 and 1653.

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Irish Manuscripts Commission

The Irish Manuscripts Commission was established in 1928 by the newly founded Irish Free State with the intention of furthering the study of Ireland's manuscript collections and archives.

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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 Rebellion of 1641

The Irish Rebellion of 1641 (Éirí Amach 1641) began as an attempted coup d'état by Irish Catholic gentry, who tried to seize control of the English administration in Ireland to force concessions for the Catholics living under English rule.

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Jack O'Neill (businessman)

Jack O'Neill is an American businessman, often credited with the invention of the wetsuit.

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James MacGeoghegan

James MacGeoghegan (born at Uisneach, Westmeath, Ireland, 1702; died at Paris, 1763) was an Irish Roman Catholic priest and historian.

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João O'Neill

João O'Neill (in Irish Seán Ó Néill, in English Shane/John O'Neill) (Ireland, Ulster, Archbishopric of Armagh, County Tyrone, Richhill Village, Parish of Kilmore - Lisbon, Santos-o-Velho, 21 January 1788), was the titular head of a branch of the Clanaboy O'Neill dynasty, whose family has been in Portugal since the 18th century.

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Jocelyn de Angulo

Jocelyn de Angulo, 1st Baron of Navan (fl. 1172), was an Anglo-Norman knight.

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Johnson

Johnson is a surname of English origin.

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Jorge Maria O'Neill

Jorge Maria O'Neill (Lisbon, Encarnação, 7 November 1908 - Lisbon, 15 December 1988) was the head of a branch of one of the principal Irish Royal Families, the Clanaboy O'Neill dynasty, which has resided in Portugal since the 18th century.

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JSTOR

JSTOR (pronounced; short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.

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Keenagh

Keenagh or Kenagh is a village in County Longford, Ireland.

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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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Kings of Ailech

The Kings of Ailech belonged to the Northern Uí Néill and were based at the Grianan of Aileach (Grianán Ailigh),Seán Duffy (2014); "Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf", page 21.

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Kingship of Tara

The term Kingship of Tara was a title of authority in ancient Ireland.

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List of colonial governors of Florida

The colonial governors of Florida governed over Florida during its colonial period.

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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 Ulster

The Kings of Ulster were of the Ulaid, and up till about AD 450, ruled as over-kings of the ancient cóiced (portion, fifth) of Ulster.

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List of rulers of Tír Eoghain

This article lists the Kings of Tír Eoghain or Tyrone from 1185 to 1616.

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Mac Eoin Bissett family

The history of the Bissett family in Ireland can be studied independently from that of the originally identical family in Scotland, because of their unique experience following their arrival in Ulster in the early or mid-13th century.

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MacShane

MacShane is a patronymic surname originating in Ireland.

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Martinique

Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of and a population of 386,486 inhabitants (as of January 2013).

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Matthew O'Neill, 1st Baron Dungannon

Matthew O'Neill, 1st Baron Dungannon (Irish:Feardorcha Ó Néill) (1520-1558) was an Irish aristocrat.

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McShane (name)

McShane is a patronymic surname originating in Ireland.

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Mercenary

A mercenary is a person who takes part in an armed conflict who is not a national or a party to the conflict and is "motivated to take part in the hostilities by the desire for private gain".

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Monarchy of Spain

The King of Spain (Rey de España), constitutionally referred to as the Crown (la Corona) and commonly referred to as the Monarchy of Spain (Monarquía de España) or Hispanic Monarchy (Monarquía Hispánica), is a constitutional institution and a historic office of Spain.

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MS 1467

MS 1467, earlier known as MS 1450, is a mediaeval Gaelic manuscript which contains numerous pedigrees for many prominent Scottish individuals and clans.

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Niall Glúndub

Niall Glúndub mac Áedo (modern spelling: Niall Glúndubh mac Aodha) (died 14 September 919) was a 10th-century Irish king of the Cenél nEógain and High King of Ireland.

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Niall Mac Lochlainn

Niall Mac Lochlainn (died 1176) was a king of Cenél nEógain and Cenél Conaill.

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Niall of the Nine Hostages

Niall Noígíallach (Old Irish "having nine hostages"), or in English, Niall of the Nine Hostages, was a prehistoric Irish king, the ancestor of the Uí Néill family that dominated Ireland from the 6th to the 10th century.

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Nine Years' War (Ireland)

The Nine Years' War (Cogadh na Naoi mBliana or Cogadh Naoi mBlian) or Tyrone's Rebellion took place in Ireland from 1594 to 1603.

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Norman invasion of Ireland

The Norman (or Anglo-Norman) invasion of Ireland took place in stages during the late 12th century.

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Northern Uí Néill

The Northern Uí Néill is the name given to several dynasties in north-western medieval Ireland that claimed descent from a common ancestor, Niall of the Nine Hostages.

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O'Doherty family

The Doherty family (Clann Ua DochartaigNorthern Uí Néill (a.k.a. Dochartaigh and Dhochartaigh)) is an Irish clan based in County Donegal in the north of the island of Ireland.

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O'Donnell dynasty

The O'Donnell dynasty (Ó Dónaill or Ó Domhnaill; derived from the Irish name Domhnall, which means "ruler of the world", Dónall in modern Irish) were an ancient and powerful Irish family, kings, princes and lords of Tyrconnell (Tír Chonaill in Irish, now County Donegal) in early times, and the chief allies and sometimes rivals of the O'Neills in Ulster.

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O'Neill (surname)

The surname O'Neill is of Irish Gaelic origin, spelling variations include O'Neal, O'Neil, Ó Neill, Ó Néill, Ua Néill, Uí Néill and Neill.

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O'Neill Hall (University of Notre Dame)

O'Neill Hall is one of the 27 residence halls on the campus of the University of Notre Dame and one of the 14 male dorms.

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Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Owen Roe O'Neill

Owen Roe O'Neill (Eoghan Ruadh Ó Néill; c.1585–1649) was a seventeenth-century soldier and one of the most famous of the O'Neill dynasty of Ulster in Ireland.

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Patrilineality

Patrilineality, also known as the male line or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from and is traced through his or her father's lineage.

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Penal Laws (Ireland)

In Ireland, Penal Laws (Na Péindlíthe) are a series of laws imposed in an attempt to force Irish Roman Catholics and Protestant dissenters (such as Presbyterians) to accept the reformed denomination as defined by the English state established Anglican Church and practised by members of the Irish state established Church of Ireland.

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Peninsular War

The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire and the allied powers of Spain, Britain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Peter Berresford Ellis

Peter Berresford Ellis (born 10 March 1943 in Coventry) is a historian, literary biographer, and novelist who has published over 98 books to date either under his own name or his pseudonyms Peter Tremayne and Peter MacAlan.

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Phelim Caoch Ó Neill

Phelim Caoch O'Neill (Feidhlimidh Caoch Ó Néill) (1517 to 1542) was a Prince of the Cenél nEógain.

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Plantation of Ulster

The Plantation of Ulster (Plandáil Uladh; Ulster-Scots: Plantin o Ulstèr) was the organised colonisation (plantation) of Ulstera province of Irelandby people from Great Britain during the reign of King James I. Most of the colonists came from Scotland and England.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa), is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe.

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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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Principality

A principality (or princedom) can either be a monarchical feudatory or a sovereign state, ruled or reigned over by a monarch with the title of prince or by a monarch with another title within the generic use of the term prince.

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, literally the "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico"), is a United States territory located in the northeastern Caribbean.

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Richard II of England

Richard II (6 January 1367 – c. 14 February 1400), also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed on 30 September 1399.

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Robert the Bruce

Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Bruis; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys, Early Scots: Robert Brus), was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329.

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Roscommon

Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in Ireland.

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Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Saint Croix (Santa Cruz; Sint-Kruis; Sainte-Croix; Danish and Norwegian: Sankt Croix; is an island in the Caribbean Sea, and a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States. St. Croix is the largest of the islands in the territory, being 22 by 7 miles (45 by 11 km). However, the territory's capital, Charlotte Amalie, is located on Saint Thomas.

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Salamanca

Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain that is the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León.

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Seville

Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.

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Shane O'Neill

Shane O'Neill (Séan Ó Néill; c. 1530 – 2 June 1567), known by English historians as Séan an Díomáis, or Shane the Proud and by his Irish contemporaries as Seán Donnghaileach Mac Cuinn Bhacaigh Ó Néill, was an Irish king of the O'Neill dynasty of Ulster in the mid 16th century.

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Shane O'Neill (son of Hugh)

John O'Neill, who called himself 3rd Earl of Tyrone (also known as Shane, Seán and, in Spain, Juan, c.1599-29 January 1641) was the youngest son of Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone.

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Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet

Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (c.1715 – 11 July 1774) was an Anglo-Irish official of the British Empire.

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Slieve Gallion

Slieve Gallion is a mountain in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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Surrender and regrant

During the Tudor conquest of Ireland (c.1540–1603), "surrender and regrant" was the legal mechanism by which Irish clans were to be converted from a power structure rooted in clan and kin loyalties, to a late-feudal system under the English legal system.

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The Complete Peerage

The Complete Peerage (full title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom Extant, Extinct, or Dormant; first edition by George Edward Cokayne, Clarenceux King of Arms; 2nd edition revised by the Hon. Vicary Gibbs et al.) is a comprehensive and magisterial work on the titled aristocracy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and, later, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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The Irish Sword

The Irish Sword is the official journal of the Military History Society of Ireland containing articles on the military history of Ireland, book reviews, notes, notices, queries, illustrations and proceedings.

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Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare

Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare (1513–1537), also known as Silken Thomas, was a leading figure in 16th century Irish history.

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Tullyhogue Fort

Tullyhogue Fort, also spelt Tullaghoge or Tullahoge (from Middle Irish Tulach Óc meaning "hill of youth" or "mound of the young warriors"), is large mound on the outskirts of Tullyhogue village near Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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Turlough Luineach O'Neill

Turlough Luineach O'Neill (Irish: Toirdhealbhach Luineach Mac Néill Chonnalaigh Ó Néill, or Turlough, fostered by the O'Lunaigh family; son of Neill Chonnalaigh O'Neill) (1532–1595), was an Irish Gaelic lord of Tyrone in medieval Ireland.

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Valladolid

Valladolid is a city in Spain and the de facto capital of the autonomous region of Castile and Leon.

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Vieques, Puerto Rico

Vieques, in full Isla de Vieques, is an island–municipality of Puerto Rico in the northeastern Caribbean, part of an island grouping sometimes known as the Spanish Virgin Islands.

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Viscount O'Neill

Viscount O'Neill, of Shane's Castle in the County of Antrim, was a title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Walter de Burgh, 1st Earl of Ulster

Walter de Burgh (– 28 July 1271) was 2nd Lord of Connaught and 1st Earl of Ulster (2nd creation).

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West Florida

West Florida was a region on the north shore of the Gulf of Mexico, which underwent several boundary and sovereignty changes during its history.

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Williamite War in Ireland

The Williamite War in Ireland (1688–1691)—Cogadh an Dá Rí, meaning "war of the two kings"—was a conflict between Jacobites (supporters of the English Catholic King James II) and Williamites (supporters of the Dutch Protestant Prince William of Orange) over who would be King of England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Yucatán Peninsula

The Yucatán Peninsula (Península de Yucatán), in southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel.

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Zaragoza

Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.

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References

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

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