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* Exidium : The Macarice Exidium is a secret history of the Revolution in Ireland,
Col. Charles O'Kelly, of Skryne or Aughrane, in the county Galway ; and was
ted from four English copies, and a Latin Manuscript preserved in the Royal Irish
Academy, Dublin, with Notes and Illustrations, and a Memoir of the Author (of that
work), and his descendants, hy John Cornelius O'Callaghan, the esteemed Author of
" The Irish Brigades, in the Service of France," etc.

Captain Denis O'Kelly, of Galmoy's Regiment, was the eldest son and heir of the
aforesaid Col. Charles O'Kelly, author of the Macnria Exidium ; he had a horse shot
under him at Aughrim. He mar. Lady Mary Bellew, daughter of second Lord Bellew,
but d.s.p., and left his estates to his cousin John Kelly of Clonlyon, by whom the line
had been carried on to the present day.

686 o'ke.


o'ke. [part II

nor O'Kelly "built twelves churches
in Monvoy" (now 'Monivea'), in
the county Galway ; and bought
365 chalices of gold and silver, and
as many copes and other necessaries
for the Altar, of the richest stuffs
that could be had, and distributed
them among the clergy, to pray for
his soul." He was King of Hy-
Maine, and the seventh "O'Kelly."

110. Teige, of Talten: his son;
the last King of Hy-Maine. In his
time took place the English Inva-
sion of Ireland.

111. Donal: his son. Had five
sons, from the fifth of whom, who
was named Dermod, is descended
Keogh. This Donal's younger dau.
who was named Amy or Mary, was
the mother of Richard (or Kickard)
de Burgo, the younger, a quo (see
No. 18 on the "Bourke Genealogy)

112. Connor : son of Donal.

113. Donoch: his son; was the
thirteenth " O'Kelly." Was twice
married : by his first wife he had
three sons — 1, Main, from whom
descended the eldest branch of the
O'Kelly family, of Hy-Maine ; 2.
Melaghlin; 3. Edmond. By his
second wife he had one son, named
William Buidhe [boy], who (al-

though the youngest son) helc
himself and his posterity, the powei
chief rule, and government from th
three elder brothers and their issue

114. Main: eldest son of Donocli

115. Philip : his son.

116. Murtagh : his son. Afte:
this Murtagh O'Kelly became
widower, he entered into Hoi
Orders ; and was, by Pope Bonifac
IX., made Archbishop of Tuam.

117. Melaghlin : his son. Had
brother named Donal, who wa
father of Thomas, the father
William, the father of Edmond, th
father of William, the father
Ferdorach, the father of Hugh, th
father of William Kelly.

118. Donoch : son of Melaghlin.

119. Connor: his son.

120. William : his son.

121. William (2) : his son.

122. Edmond : his son. Had
brother named Donoch Granna, wh(
was father of Ferdorach, the fathe:
of Conor Kelly.

123. William (3) : son of William

124. William Oge: his son. Hac
a brother named Edmond, who wai
the father of Edmond Oge Kelly.

125. Edmond O'Kelly, of Coilla
voy (or Coillaboggy) : son of Wil"
liam Oge.

O'KELLY. (No. 2.)

0/ Tiaquin, County Galway.

Arms : Same Armorial Bearings as " O'Kelly" (No. 1).


William Buidhe [boy] O'Kelly, the youngest son of Donoch who is No
113 on the (foregoing) "O'Kelly" (Princes of Hy-Maine) pedigree, wasth<
ancestor of O'Kelly, of Tiaquin.

114. William Buidhe : son of

115. Melaghlin: his son;


Donoch; built the Abbey of Kil-

of Hy-Maine, and the






o'ke. 687

116. Donoch O'Kelly, of Tiaquin:
ds son ; the 24th " O'Kelly."

117. Teige: his son; the 26th
' O'Kelly ;" had a brother named
3reasal, who was the 27th
= O'Kelly."

118. Melachlin : son of Teige;
was the 28th " O'Kelly."

119. Teige Dubh, of Gallach : his

120. Hugh O'Kelly, lord abbot of
Knockmoy : his son.

O'KELLY. (No. 3.)
Of Gallagh* {now " Castle Blaheney")^ County Galwayn
Arms: Same as " O'Kelly" (No. 1).

)ONOGH O'Kelly, of Gallagh, co.
ralway, Esq., had ;

2. William, who had :

3. Melaghlin, who had .

4. WiUiam, of Gallagh, Esq.,
ho had :

5. Teige, of Clonbreak, who

6. Connor, of Clonbreak, who

7. Donal, of Down, co. Gal way,
ho had :

8. Donal Eeagh, who had :

9. Donogh, of Down, gent., who
d. 1639. He m. Mary, dau. of
Eichard Bourke of Ballynacreagh,
gent., CO. Galway, and had :

10. Melaghlin, whose first wife
was Una, daughter "Doo Dala"
O'Kelly, of Fohananin, co. Galway,
gent. ; and whose second wife was
Katherine, dau. of Enehan O'Kelly.

11. Donogh O'Kelly : son of ^aid

O'KELLY. (No. 4.)

Of Aughnrrhf County Galway.

Arms: Same as " O'Kelly" (No. r

"JELLAH O'Kelly, of Aughrim, co.
alway. Chief of his Name, had :

2. Ferdoragh, who had :

3. Melaghlin, of Aughrim, who
. Dec, 1637. He was twice m. :

first to Onora, daughter of William
Bourke, of Cloghchrok, co. Galway,
Esq. , by whom he had two sons :
I. Teise.

11. Hugh, s.p.

* Gallagh : Tte O'Kellys were expelled from Gallagh by an English military

Seer named Blakeney ; so that the site of Gallagh is the present Castle Blakeney

tuated between Mount Bellew and Ballinasloe. The modern Gallagh near Tuam was
called in honour of the ancient seat of that name.

688 o'KE.


o'ma. [part r

The second wife of Melaghlin was
Eose, dau. of Arthur, Viscount
Iveagh (and the widow of Mael-
morra O'Reilly), by whom he had a
son :

III. John.

And Melaghlin's third wife was

Gyles, dau. of Sir Hugh O'Con
Don, by whom he had three son

IV. Brian.

V. Ferdoragh.

VI. Kellagh.

4. Teige O'Kelly ; eldest son

O'KELLY. (No. 5.)


Arms : Same as those of " Fogarty.'

CoNGALL, brother of Dermod Ruanach who is No. 92 on the "Fogart;
pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Ceallaigh (chiefs of Tuath Leigh, parts
the present baronies of "West Narragh" and " Kilkea," in the coun
Kildare) ; anglicised O'Kelly*

92. CoDgall: son of Aodh (or I 99. Flannagan : his son.
Aidus) slane, the 141st Monarch. 100. Maolmaoth : his son.

93. Conang Curra : his son. 101. CoDgall (4) : his son; w

94. Congall (2): his son. the 172nd Monarch.

95. Amhailgadh [awly] : his son. 102. Donal : his son.

96. Conang (2) : his son. 103. Donoch : his son.

97. Congall (3) : his son. 104. Ceallach O'Kelly : his son.

98. Ceallach (" ceallach :" Irish,
war, strife) : his son ; a quo O'Ceal-
laigh, of Meath.


Chiefs of the Baronies of Murrish and Burrishoole, County Mayo,
Arms : Or, a "boar pass gu. Crest : A ship with three masts, sails set, all ppr.


Brian, the first King of Connaught of the Hy-Niall Sept, who is No. I
on the (No. 1) " O'Connor" (Connaught) pedigree, and who was the elde

* O'Kelly : These O'Kellys, who were one of the " Four Tribes of Tara," possess
the district about Naas, and had their chief residence and castle at^ Eathaecul (or t
Moat of Ascul) near Athy. The territory comprising these districts was known
•' O'Kellys' Country."

t O'Malley : Of this family were the celebrated Connaught-Princess Grs
O'Malley, who flourished in the 16th century (see "Meeting of Grace O'Malley a:
Queen Elizabeth" in the Appendix) ; and the Eev. Thadeus O'Malley, " The Fatl
of Federalism in Ireland," as he called himself , who died in Dublin on the 2nd Januai


o'me. 689

f the five sons of Eochaidh Maighmeadhoin, the 124th Monarch of Ire-
ind, had twenty-four sons, whereof three only left issue, namely— 1.
)uach Galach (the first Christian King of Connaught), who was the
oungest son and the ancestor of " O'Connor" (Connaught) ; 2. Conall
)rison ; 3. Area (or Archu) Dearg : this Conall Orison was the ancestor of
VMaille ; anglicised O'Mally, and O'Malley, and modernized Manly, Mallet,
,nd De Mallet.

87. Brian : eldest brother of the
ionarch Niall of the Nine Host-


88. Conall Orison : his son.

89. Armeadh : his son.

90. Tuathal : his son.

91. Eochaidh [Eocha] Sinne : his

92. ^neas : his son.

93. Cumuscrach : his son.

94. Mortach : his son.

95. Mail! (" maill :" Irish, delay) :
is son ; a quo O'Maille.

96. Seachnasach : his son.

97. Flann Abhraidh [abrad] : his

98. Dubhdara : his son.

99. Mortach (2) : his son.

100. Dubhdara (2) : his son.

101. Mortach (3) : his son.

102. Donal Fionn O'xMally : his
son ; first assumed this sirname.

103. Mortach (4) : his son.

104. Brian : his son.

105. Donal: his son.

106. Dermod : his son.

107. Owen : his son.

108. Dermod (2) : his son.

109. Dermod (3) : his son. This
Dermod had seven sons — 1. Teige ;
2. Dubhdara; 3. Owen ; 4. Dermod ;
5. Hugh ; 6. Brian, and 7. John.

110. Teige O'Mally : son of Der-
mod (3).



Arms : Same as those of " MacMorougti.

^UAIRE, brother of Siolan who is No. 98 on the " MacMorough" pedigree,
'as the ancestor of O'Meala ; anglicised Mealla, O'Mealla, and Mill.

Guaire: son of Eoghan (or
99. Maolodhar : his son.

100. Foranan : his son.

101. Maolfothach : his son.

102. Cu meal a ("mil," gen.
meala :" Irish, honey ; Gr. '^ mel-i ;

.at. "mel")


son ; a quo

103. Cu geilt* (geilt'. Irish, "a
person who inhabits woods)-, his
son; a quo O'Coillte ; anglicised
Kielty, Quilty, Gait, Wood, and

104. Dungall: his son.

105. Dunlong; his son.

106. Cathal : his son.

107. Cairbre O'Mealla ; his son.

• Geilt : This word, according to O'Brien's Dictionary, originally meant ^ a mid
an or woman, "one that inhabits woods or deserts {eoill and coillte : Irish, "woods
''elah, gwjlht, " a wild man," and gelUijdh, " wood''). Compare the Irish words geiit
id coillte, and the Latin Celtce, with the Hebrew word celat, " refuge ;" for the Celt®
equented woods and groves, either for their places of refuge and residence, or to per-
rm their religious rites and other ceremonies.— See Tacitus, De Morib. Germ., and
B8AR Commentar.


690 o'me.


o':me. [part ]


Kings of 3Ieath.]

Arms : Per fess, the chief two coats, 1st, ar. three dexter hands couped at t
wrist gu. ; 2nd ar. a lion ramp. gu. armed and langued az., the base wavy az. and i
a salmon naiant ppr.

DoNCHADH, a younger brother of Maolseachlinn who is No. 102 on t)
^' Coleman" (of Meath) pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Maoilseachlaini
anglicised Melaghlin, MacLanghIm, and McLaughlin.

102. Donchadh : son of Flann
Sionnach ; the 35th Christian King
of Meath, and the 171st Monarch
of Ireland.

103. Donal: his son; the 40th
King of Meath.

104. Maolseachlann (" maol :"
Irish, the devoted of ; "Seachnal,"
St. Seachnal,* or St. Secundinus) :
son of Donchadh ; a quo O'Maoll-
seachlainn. Was the 45th Christian
King of Meath, and the 174th
Monarch of Ireland ; and known as
King Malachi II. He resumed the
throne after the Monarch Brian
Boroimhe [boru] was slain at the
Battle of Clontarf,A.D. 1014; killed
and destroyed such of the Danes
as fled from that memorable Battle,
and settled the Kingdom ; building,
re-edifying, and repairing many
churches, monasteries, and colleges,
formerly burnt and destroyed by
the Danes ; built St. Mary's Abbey,
in Dublin, and settled sufficient
maintenance as well upon that and
other monasteries and Abbeys, as
upon colleges and public schools, for
the encouragement of learning and
learned men ; maintained three
hundred scholars out of his own
private revenue ; and having spent
nine years of his second reign as
Monarch in the well-ruling and
governing his country, in these pious

and charitable employments,
retired into the little island of Ci
Inis, on Lough Annin, in the
Westmeath, where he ended h
days penitently and holily, A..
1023 ; others say, in 1034.

105. Donal: son of Malachi T.
was the 47th King of Meath. Hs
three brothers — 1. Connor, 2. Mr
tagh, 3. Flann. This Flann hi
one son named iSIurcha or Moroc
who was the last King of Meat
and the father of Dearvorgill, tl
wife of Tiernan O'Ruarc, the la
Prince of Brefney.

106. Connor, the 48th King
Meath : son of Donal ; was mn
dered by his brother, a.d. 1073.

107. Donal : his son.

108. Moroch : his son.

109. Malachi : his son.

110. Arthur : his son.

111. Cormac : his son.

112. Art (or Arthur) : his son.

113. Niall (or Neill) : his son.

114. Cormac (2) : his son.

115. Cormac Oge : his son.

116. Conn Mor : his son.

117. Felim: his son.

118. Felim Oge: his son.

119. Charles: his son:

120. Moroch : his son.

121. Charles (2): his son.

122. Cormac (4) : his son.

123. Arthur O'Melaghhn, of ]

* St. Seachnal : After this saint, the town of
Meath, is so called.

Dunshaughlin," in the coun'



lony: his son. [It is stated

O.'Connellau that this family,

ce the reiga of Qiieea Anne,

have changed their sirname to Mac-
Lcmglilin, or McLaughlin.]

O'MURPHY.* (No, 1.)
Lords of Hy-Felimy, County Wexford.

Arms ;\ Quarterly, ar. and gu., four lioas ramp, counterchanged ; od a fesse sa.
)e garbs or. Crest : A lion ramp. gu. supporting a garb or. Motto : Fortis et

ONE (or Seigin), brother of Cineth who is No. 100 on the "Dowlidg"
iigree, was the ancestor of CMuircatha (sometimes written MacMarchada,

• 0^ Murphy : According to Dr. O'Donovan, this family was originally seated at
;le Ellis and Ouleartleagh (abhalghortliath : Irish, "grey orchard ;" and from which
ilart" is derived), in the barony of Ballaghkeen {bealach caoin : Irish, " the
oth or pleasant roadway"), in the east of the county Wexford. The country of
O'Murphys is still called the "Murroes."

The Sept of O'Morchoe of Hy-Felimy possessed the territory extending from the
ids of Hy-Kinsellagh at the river Oanavara to the bounds of "Sinnott's Land" in
'barony of Shelmalier, which comprised almost the whole of the present baronies of
iighkeen North and South, county Wexford. The Sept kept their ancient customs
retained their gallowglasses (or armed soldiers), known as O'Morchoes Police, down
lie 16th century, and were allowed to hold their lands by desceut, according to the
ish custom, and not by Tanistry, which was the Irish custom. (See State Papers

In 1611, the advowson of the Rectory and Vicarage of Kiltennel was granted by
Drown to Sir Edward Fisher, Knt., his heirs and assigns. Same time there was
ted to him 1,500 acres Irish measure, of the towns, lands and hamlets, situated in
territory called Mae-de-mores, the territory of the Sept of O'Morchoe, together with
•iver Ounevara, and the mountain of Torchill (Tara hill), the whole of which was
Jtters patent erected into the manor of Fisherstown or Fisher's Prospect. This
Mward Fisher was one of the Commissioners appointed for the settlement of this
ty. By the records of the Royal Visitation (1622) it is shown that the rectory of
snnel had been an appropriation of the Monastery of Glascarrig, and that the
'age was in the gift of the Crown.

In 1628 Adam Colclough was created a Baronet. He died in 1634, leaving but one
Sir Caesar, who dying without male issue, the Baronetcy became extinct.
[n 1608 the borough and Castle of Wexford were granted to the Corporation of that
. at a yearly rent.

February 4th, 1619.— It appearing that considerable disputes were occurring
een the Moroives (or O'Morchoes) and Sianotts about their boundaries. King James
d orders for an Inquisition to be held to settle the matter in dispute between them.
Commissioners accordingly met in the Town of Wexford, and the following is
award :— "The true meares (boundaries) between the territory of the Morowes
Synotts land were in manner following — that is to say, from Loughnepeast to
•nebea, from Askenebea to Clashnekern, from thence to Dowlogh, and from thence
J the suike or valley leading to the heigh way, where the valley called Glane
htein, leaving Kilmoghoor, Coroghtloe, Tailorstowne, and Rawen, with all the

■ and other members to them and every of them belonging, to be within Synotts
and no part of the said territory of the Morowes, were within the precincts

of, as appeareth by the said meares."

■ Arms : On Plate XXXIX, Vol. IV., Part 1, of the Fac Similes of Ancient MSS.
dand, we see that the Arms of " O'Murrogh" (or O'Murphy) in a.d. 1617, were :
V. lion ramp. gu. on a white (argent) shield.

I'his simple device was evidently the basis of the present Bearings ; but we know
'hen the "O'Murphy" Arms were "quartered."

692 o'mu.


o'mu. [pari

3Iac3Iurchadain, O'Muirchu, O'Moroghu, O'MorchOe, and O'Murchada) ; a:
cised Murckoe, Murrough, Murphy, Ifiirphie, Murjyy, Morjjhie, Mat
Morpie, Moi'py, 0' Murphy, and Moiiin. The tribe name of the family

100. Seicne : son of Brandubh.

101. Seagal* ('-seagal:" Irish, rye,
Fr. " seigle ;" Lat. " secal-e") : his
son ; had a brother Nochan, who was
ancestor of Eanrahan, of Leinster.

102. Mochtighearna : his son.

103. Dun^alach : his son.

104. Aodh Fionn : his son.

105. Alioll : his son.

106. Murcha: his son.

107. Aongus: his son.

108. Muir-cath (Muirchu or
Morogh) : his son ; a quo Mac
Muircatha (" muircatha :" Irish, a
sea tattle), and 0' Muirchu ("muir-
cu :" Irish, a sea warrior), etc.

109. Dunsliabh : his son.

110. Donoch : his son.

111. Donal Ruadh : his son. In
the Booh of Leinster, page 391, the
'*0'Murphy" (of Leinster, or Hy-
Felimy) pedigree is traced down to
this Donal Ruadh, thus : Donal
son of Dunslebhe, son of Murchadh,
son of Aongus, son of Murcha, son
of Oilill, son of Aodh Fionn, son of
Dungalach, son of Mochtighearna,
son of Siadhal, son of Seigin^ son of
Brandubh, son of Eochaidh (a quo
Keogh, of Leinster), son of Muredach,
son of Aongus, son of Felim (a quo

Hy-FeVimy), son of Eanna Cean
lach — King of Leinster.

112. Donal Ban [bawn] : his s

113. Dermod : his son.

114. Donoch : his son.

115. Donoch Oge : his son.

116. Cathal : his son.

117. Murtagh : his son.

118. Phelim: his son.

119. Donal : his son. This Dc
"Chief of Hy-Felimy, was in ]
slain by the Hy-Kinselagh."-
O'Donovan's Four Masters, Vol.
p. 685.

120. Eimin: son of Donal.

121. Murtagjb 0'Morchoe,t
Tobberlimnich Cnow rend
" Toberlumny"), Chief of his
Had, A.D. 1461, a charter^ to ec
him to use English lazv ovei
Sept and his country ; accordin
a Petition still preserved
the State Papers in England.
Murtagh, together with Kavar
Kinselagh, and MacDavy Mor
their lands by descent or primo:
ture, according to the English
and not by Tanistry — which
the Irish Custom.§

122. Teige : his son.

123. Art : his son ; had a you
brother named Mahon, who, ac

* Seagal : In page 391 of the " Book of Leinster," this name is " Siadhal'
hail : Irish, sloth, or sluggishness), a quo OSiadhail, anglicised O^Shiel and ShieL

t O'Morchoe : This sirname is now rendered Murphy.

X Charter ; In the Third Edition of this Work we gave by mistake a.d.
and in our " Irish Landed Gentry when Cromwell came to Ireland," also 1460
date of this Charter ; but in Calendar of Patent and Close Rolls of Chancery, Ir
page 268, we find that said Charter was granted to said^NIurtagh O'Morchoe or
rough in the first year of the reign of Edward IV., which was 1461. See also Ha^
History of Ireland, p. 328 (Dublin : 1865) ; and Connellan's Four Masters, p. 26j
Note on p. 273.

§ Custom : This Sept, however, cared but little for ''English Law," as the
continued to follow their ancient laws and customs ; retaining power and jurisd
as well as territory for a considerable period subsequent to that date — their

LP. IV.] o'mu. heremon genealogies.

o'mu. 693

to the Annals of the Four
sters, Vol. IV., page 1159, was
1488, treacherously slain by
logh, son of the lord of Hy-

4. Donal M6r : son of Art ; Chief
lis Sept. Was possessed of the
Tilde Orcharde" alias "Ovvllarde
Lh" (more recently rendered
eartleagh), and was " aggressed
)ay yearly as Kildaris Duties for
defence of ' O'Moroghe Country,'
Michaelmas XX Kyne or X
kine, A.d. 1537." Had a brother
^e. This Donal, Chief of his
t, was the O'Morchoe, temp.
iry VIII., and Edward VI. In
latter reign, after long resistance,
vas overthrown, attainted, and
estates and the territory of the
b were confiscated to the Crown.*
Dnsiderable portion of this con-
ited property was granted, in the
ns of Elizabeth and James I. to
Synuotts, as rewards for their
lelity and noble service in sup-
sing common enemies."! The
'throw of Donal Mor and the
ugation of his followers {iemjJ.
7ard VI.) broke the power of

the Sept " O'Murphy," from which,
as an independent Sept, they never
rallied. Many of them dispersed
and settled in Carlow, Kilkenny,
and the neighbouring counties,
where they afterwards became nume-
rous.J Some went to Spain where
they distinguished themselves in
arms.§ Later on, in the Crom-
wellian period, and after the capitu-
lation of Limerick, numbers followed
Sarsfield to France, many took
refuge in Spain and other countries,
where they also distinguished them-
selves in arms and diplomacy.jl In
the Patent and Close Rolls in Chan-
cery, 5th Edward VI., Donal Mor is
styled ''Lord O'ilfor^Ao" (O'Murphy),
which establishes the position of the
Sept, and its Chief at that time, as
an independent family.^

125. Art, of Tobberlimnich : son
of Donal Mor ; Chief of his Sept.

126. Donal, of Tobberlimnich : his
son; Chief of his Sept; had two
sons: — 1. Conall; 2. Brian, whose
son Art, of Ouleartleagh, escaped
the Cromwellian confiscations.

127. Conall O'Morchoe, of Tobber-
limnich :** son of Donal: Chief of his

ing gallowglasses (or armed soldiers) for ofifensive and defensive purposes, and for
ing dues from their subjects. In the middle of the sixteenth century " The
Drchoe" (Donal Mor, No. 124 on this pedigree) enforced "cain" {cain, Irish, rent,
:te, fine) due to him as Tighearna or Chief of the Sept.

* Crown : See Patent and Close Rolls la Chancery. 27th Queen Elizabeth, a.d.
and also Dalton's "King Jameses Army List,'' p. 161, First Edition.

t Enemies : See Proceedings of the Kilkenny Arch-Society, for 1861, p. 81.
X Numerous : See Connellan's Four Masters, Note 7, on page 224.
§ Anns : See O'Connor's Military Memoirs of the Irish Nation, p. 73.

] Diplomacy : See in the Appendix the '* Irish Brigades in the Service of France,

1, the Spanish Netherlands, Austria, America, etc."

If Family : See Patent and Close Rolls in Chancery, 5th Edward VI. (a.d. 1551),

1, Vol. I., Dublin, 1861.

** Tobberlimnich : This place is now called Toberlumny ("tobar :" Irish, a welly

m," milk), and is situated in the parish of Meelnagh, in the barony of Ballaghkeen

ing from Dr. O' Donovan in his " Antiquities," preserved in the Royal Irish

emy, Dublin, "The last head of the family resided at Oulartleagh, in the barony

llaghkeen" (who, according to the Book of Rights, p. 20S, retained their property,

ery recently).— See "O'Murphy" (No. 2) pedigree, p. 698.

\rthur Murphy, the ti^anslator of Sallust and Tacitus, was of this Wexford family ;

IS Edward Murphy; the editor of Lucian ; but their pedigrees are not on record!


Sept; died October, 1634, and was 1 were : 1. Joan, who married Jam

buried at Castle Ellis.* This Conall
K-arried Joan, daughter of Donal an
Spaineachf Kavanagh, of Clon-
mullen, county Carlow, and had five
sons and seven daughters : The sons
were — 1. Teige, of whom presently ;
2. Phelim, who d. unm. in 1634 ; 3.
Pierce, living in 1634; 4. David
(or Daniel), living in 1634; 5.

son of Donoch O'Morchoe,
Euanmore, gent. ; 2. Ell' n or Elin
who mar. Edmond O'Morchoe,
Ballymacdonaghfyn, gent. ; 3. Ma
who married Thomas Synnot,
Clone. 4. Ellenor, living in 161
5. Elizabeth, living in 1634;
Honor or Onora, living in 1634
Margaret, who married John Rq-

Gerald, living in 1634; the daus. [ of Ballybrennan.

Of this Wexford family was also Lieutenant-Colonel Murphy, who served in,
French Army with great difetinction under General Lally in India, and was preseni
all the principal engagements in that country, until taken prisoner at the battli
Wandewash in 1759. — O'Callagban in his History of the Irish Brigade in the Servk
France, after noticing the fact of Colonel Murphy being taken prisoner, introduces
following note : — " The Sept of 0"Murchudha, pronounced O'Murraghoo, at
anglicised O'Murchoe, and finally Murphy, were likewise designated Hy-Felimy
descendants of Felim ; from their progenitor, a son of the celebrated Enna Kinselh
King of Leinster, contemporary of St. Patrick, in the 5th century. The territor

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