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Chief of the Name

Index 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). [1]

54 relations: Academica Press, Attorney General of Ireland, Éamon de Valera, Ó Catháin, Ó Lorcáin, Charles Lysaght, Charles O'Conor (historian), Clan, Constitution of Ireland, County Down, Derbfine, Donal II O'Donovan, Donnelly (surname), Douglas Hyde, Dublin Castle, Edward MacLysaght, Elizabethan era, FitzGerald dynasty, Genealogical Office, Government of Ireland, Henry Farnham Burke, Hereditament, House of Tudor, Ireland, Irish Free State, Irish language, Irish name, Irish nationalism, Irish republicanism, Kingdom of Ireland, Magennis, O'Dowd, Oliver Cromwell, Order of Clans of Ireland, Order of the Bath, Peter Berresford Ellis, Plantations of Ireland, President of Ireland, Primogeniture, Royal Victorian Order, Scotland, Scottish clan, Scottish clan chief, Scottish Gaelic, Sliocht Cormaic of Dunguile, Standing Council of Irish Chiefs and Chieftains, Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs, Surrender and regrant, Sylvester O'Halloran, Tadhg na Mainistreach Mac Carthaigh Mór, ..., Taoiseach, Terence Francis MacCarthy, The O'Rahilly, White Rod. Expand index (4 more) »

Academica Press

Academica Press is a publisher of scholarly research in the social sciences, humanities, education, law, public policy, and international relations.

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Attorney General of Ireland

The Attorney General (An tArd-Aighne) is a constitutional officer who is the official adviser to the Government of Ireland in matters of law.

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Éamon de Valera

Éamon de Valera (first registered as George de Valero; changed some time before 1901 to Edward de Valera; 14 October 1882 – 29 August 1975) was a prominent statesman and political leader in 20th-century Ireland.

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Ó Catháin

The Ó Catháin, meaning "descendants of Cahan", were a sept of the Cenél nEógain branch of the Northern Uí Néill in medieval Ireland.

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Ó Lorcáin

Ó Lorcáin was the surname of an Irish brehon family.

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Charles Lysaght

Charles Lysaght is an Irish lawyer, biographer,and occasional columnist.

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Charles O'Conor (historian)

Charles O'Conor, O'Conor Don (Cathal Ó Conchubhair Donn; 1 January 1710 – 1 July 1791), also known as Charles O'Conor of Belanagare, was an Irish writer and antiquarian who was enormously influential as a protagonist for the preservation of Irish culture and history in the eighteenth century.

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Clan

A clan is a group of people united by actual or perceived kinship and descent.

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Constitution of Ireland

The Constitution of Ireland (Bunreacht na hÉireann) is the fundamental law of the Republic of Ireland.

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County Down

County Down is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.

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Derbfine

The derbfine (dearbhfhine) was a term for patrilineal groups and power structures defined in the first written tracts in Early Irish law.

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Donal II O'Donovan

Donal II O'Donovan (Domhnall Ó Donnabháin), The O'Donovan of Clann Cathail, Lord of Clancahill (died 1639), was the son of Ellen O'Leary, daughter of O'Leary of Carrignacurra, and Donal of the Skins, The O'Donovan of Clann Cathail.

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Donnelly (surname)

Donnelly is an Irish surname.

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Douglas Hyde

Douglas Ross Hyde (Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (lit. "The Pleasant Little Branch"), was an Irish academic, linguist, scholar of the Irish language, politician and diplomat who served as the 1st President of Ireland from June 1938 to June 1945.

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Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle (Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath) off Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland, is a major Irish government complex, conference centre, and tourist attraction.

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Edward MacLysaght

Edward MacLysaght (Éamonn Mac Giolla Iasachta; 6 November 1887 – 4 March 1986) was one of the foremost genealogists of twentieth century Ireland.

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Elizabethan era

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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FitzGerald dynasty

The FitzGerald dynasty (Ríshliocht Mhic Gearailt or Clann Gearailt) is an Irish Hiberno-Norman or Cambro-Norman royal dynasty.

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Genealogical Office

The Genealogical Office is an office of the Government of Ireland containing genealogical records.

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Government of Ireland

The Government of Ireland (Rialtas na hÉireann) is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in the Republic of Ireland.

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Henry Farnham Burke

Sir Henry Farnham Burke, (1859–1930) was a long-serving Anglo-Irish officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.

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Hereditament

In law, a hereditament (from Latin hereditare, to inherit, from heres, heir) is any kind of property that can be inherited.

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House of Tudor

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

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Irish Free State

The Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann; 6 December 192229 December 1937) was a state established in 1922 under the Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921.

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Irish language

The Irish language (Gaeilge), also referred to as the Gaelic or the Irish Gaelic language, is a Goidelic language (Gaelic) of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.

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Irish name

A formal Irish-language personal name consists of a given name and a surname.

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Irish nationalism

Irish nationalism is an ideology which asserts that the Irish people are a nation.

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Irish republicanism

Irish republicanism (poblachtánachas Éireannach) is an ideology based on the belief that all of Ireland should be an independent republic.

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Kingdom of Ireland

The Kingdom of Ireland (Classical Irish: Ríoghacht Éireann; Modern Irish: Ríocht Éireann) was a nominal state ruled by the King or Queen of England and later the King or Queen of Great Britain that existed in Ireland from 1542 until 1800.

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Magennis

Magennis (Mac Aonghusa) also spelled Maguiness, Maginnis, McGinnis, or McGuinness, is an Irish surname, meaning the "son of Angus", which in eastern Ulster was commonly pronounced in Irish as Mac Aonghusa.

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O'Dowd

O'Dowd (Ó Dubhda), is an Irish Gaelic clan based most prominently in what is today County Mayo and County Sligo.

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Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.

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Order of Clans of Ireland

The Order of Clans of Ireland is an award made by Clans of Ireland, an organisation which seeks to authenticate and register Irish clans.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Peter Berresford Ellis

Peter Berresford Ellis (born 10 March 1943) 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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Plantations of Ireland

Plantations in 16th- and 17th-century Ireland involved the confiscation of land by the English crown and the colonisation of this land with settlers from the island of Great Britain.

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President of Ireland

The President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland and the Supreme Commander of the Irish Defence Forces.

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Primogeniture

Primogeniture is the right, by law or custom, of the paternally acknowledged, firstborn son to inherit his parent's entire or main estate, in preference to daughters, elder illegitimate sons, younger sons and collateral relatives; in some cases the estate may instead be the inheritance of the firstborn child or occasionally the firstborn daughter.

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Royal Victorian Order

The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish clan

A Scottish clan (from Gaelic clann, "children") is a kinship group among the Scottish people.

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Scottish clan chief

The Scottish Gaelic word clann means children.

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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Sliocht Cormaic of Dunguile

The Sliocht Cormaic of Dunguile, otherwise known as the MacCarthys of Srugrena Abbey, or the Srugrena sept, as well as the Trant McCarthys, are the principal and today perhaps only known surviving sept of the MacCarthy Mór dynasty, the Kings of Desmond.

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Standing Council of Irish Chiefs and Chieftains

The Standing Council of Irish Chiefs and Chieftains (Buanchomhairle Thaoisigh Éireann) is an organisation which was established to bring together the Chiefs of the Name of the Gaelic nobility of Ireland.

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Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs

The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs (SCSC) is the organisation that represents the Chiefs of many prominent Scottish Clans and Families.

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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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Sylvester O'Halloran

Sylvester O'Halloran (31 December 1728 – 11 August 1807) was an Irish surgeon with an abiding interest in Gaelic poetry and history.

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Tadhg na Mainistreach Mac Carthaigh Mór

Tadhg na Mainistreach Mac Carthaigh Mór reigned as King of Desmond from 1390/2 to his death in 1428.

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Taoiseach

The Taoiseach (pl. Taoisigh) is the prime minister, chief executive and head of government of Ireland.

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Terence Francis MacCarthy

Terence Francis MacCarthy (born 21 January 1957), formerly self-styled Tadhg V, The MacCarthy Mór, Prince of Desmond and Lord of Kerslawny, is a genealogist, historian, and writer.

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The O'Rahilly

Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (Mícheál Seosamh Ó Rathaille or Ua Rathghaille); (22 April 1875 –29 April 1916) known as The O'Rahilly, was an Irish republican and nationalist; he was a founding member of the Irish Volunteers in 1913 and served as Director of Arms.

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White Rod

The White Rod, White Wand, Rod of Inauguration, or Wand of Sovereignty, in the Irish language variously called the slat na ríghe (rod of kingship) and slat tighearnais (rod of lordship), was the primary symbol of a Gaelic king or lord's legitimate authority and the principal prop used in his inauguration ceremony.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_of_the_Name

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