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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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The Annals of Inisfallen are a chronicle of the medieval history of Ireland.
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.
The Annals of Ulster (Annála Uladh) are annals of medieval Ireland.
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Aristocrats is a broad term that usually refers to people that a particular social order considered the highest social class of that society.
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.
Baron Inchiquin (pronounced "Inch-i-quin") is one of the older titles in the Peerage of Ireland.
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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.
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.
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.
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, King of Tuadmumu, died 951.
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 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 (died 1142) was a mid-twelfth-century ruler of the kingdoms of Munster and Dublin.
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 (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.
Conor Myles John O'Brien, 18th Baron Inchiquin (born 17 July 1943) is the holder of a hereditary peerage in the Peerage of Ireland.
Corcomroe is a barony in County Clare, Ireland.
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 (Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland.
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County Limerick (Contae Luimnigh) is a county in Ireland.
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County Tipperary (Contae Thiobraid Árann) is a county in Ireland.
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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 (Dónall MacConchobhair Ó Briain) (1577?–1663) was an Irish politician and soldier.
Daniel O'Brien was the 3rd Viscount Clare.
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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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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The Déisi were a class of peoples in ancient and medieval Ireland.
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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 (1060–1118) was an 11th-century Irish king who ruled Munster from 1114 to 1118.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Earl of Thomond was a title in the Peerage of Ireland.
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There were six early Barons Inchiquin in Ireland between 1543 and 1654.
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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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.
Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.
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Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death.
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.
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.
Inis Cathaigh or Scattery Island is an island in the Shannon Estuary, Ireland.
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Irish nobility refers to persons who fall into one or more of the following categories of nobility.
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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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The Irish Royal Families were dynasties who ruled large overkingdoms and smaller petty kingdoms on the island of Ireland over the last two millennia.
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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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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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.
The Kingdom of Desmond was a historic kingdom located on the southwestern coast of Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
Limerick (or; Luimneach) is a city in county Limerick, Ireland.
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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.
In medieval Ireland, the Kings of Mide were of the Clann Cholmáin, a branch of the Uí Néill.
The kings of Munster (Rí Mumhan), ruled from the establishment of Munster during the Irish Iron Age, until the High Middle Ages.
The following is a list of monarchs of the Kingdom of Desmond.
The following is a list of monarchs of the Kingdom of Thomond.
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.
The Vikings, who had created a longphort near Waterford in 853, finally settled and created a town in 914.
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, Chief of the Name of the Clan Teige Ó Briain of Aran, died 1565.
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 was King of Munster from around 970 to his death in 976.
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.
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.
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.
Munster (an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan,.
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Murrough mac Toirdelbach Ó Briain, Chief of the Name, the Clan Tiege of Aran, fl.
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.
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.
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.
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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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 is a theory of Irish prehistory put forward by Celtic scholar T. F. O'Rahilly in 1946.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.
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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The River Shannon (Abha na Sionainne / an tSionainn / an tSionna) is the longest river in Ireland at.
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The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig), also known as Cashel of the Kings and St.
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A royal family is the immediate family of a king or queen regnant, and sometimes his or her extended family.
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A sanctuary, in its original meaning, is a sacred place, such as a shrine.
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A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish family.
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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.
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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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).
Tanistry was a Gaelic system for passing on titles and lands.
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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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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.
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 Fhiachrach Aidhne (also known as Hy Fiachrach) was a kingdom located in what is now the south of County Galway.
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 was a title in the Peerage of Ireland, created twice.
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William McWilliam O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin, KB, PC(I) (1700 – 18 July 1777) was an Irish peer and politician.