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W ms of Hy-Fiachra.
n 1843, a barber in Galway was supposed to represent this once noble family.

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O'SH. [part i

living in 1690 ; had an only son
named William, a Major-Gen eral,
who died unm., in France, on the
2nd January, 1744 ; and an only
brother named Charles, of Ardmi-
levan, who, on the death of his
nephew, the said William,* would
have become chief of his name, but
that he had died in 1721, leaving
three sons :

I. Joseph (d. 1732, s. p. m.), who
went to law to recover the
family property, in which action
he was sustained by the Butlers
of Cregg, county Galway. Of
those Butlers was the late
Major Toby Butler of Cregg,
whose aunt was an O'Shaugh-

II. Colman (s.p.), who was in

Holy Orders, and was Bisli(
of Ossory, became Chief of h
name, on the death of his fir
cousin Major-General Williai
in France, in 1744.
III. Eobuck, of whom presently

127. Kobuck (d. 1754) : third S(
of Charles, who was brother
Captain Eogei ; on the death of I
brother, Colman succeeded to tl
Chieftaincy, and d. in 1754 ; we:
into law also, striving to recov
the family property, but was u

128. Joseph O'Shaughnasy : son
Eobuck ; conformed to the late Esta
lished Church in Ireland ; went
law to recover his family propert
but did not succeed.


Of Limerick.

Arms : Same as " O'Shee.'



John, the fifth son of Sir Eichard, who is No. 6 on the " O'Shee" Gem
logy, next, in/m, was the ancestor of this branch of that family.

7. John: son of Sir Eichard, had :

8. Lucas, who had :

9. Nicholas, who had :

10. Eichard, who had :

11. William, who had:

12. Martin, who had two sons :

I. William, of whom presently.

II. Henry, who had four chil-
dren :

I. William, Duke de Santu-
car, created a Grandee of
Spain, who m. Christina,


daughter of the Duke

II. Henry, who mar. Mar
daughter of the Count

III. Christine, who m.
Fane, of Fulbeck, in Li
colnshire, England.

IV. Mary, who m. Honb
George Vaughan.

William 0'Shea,t living A.

1798, who went to Spain; son

* William : This William had a sister Helen, who married Theobald Butler, a
had : Francis Butler (living in 1784), who had : Walter Butler, who had two sons-
Francis, of Cregg ; 2. Theobald, who mar. Nicola St. George, and had : Nicola Btttl
living in 1867.

t William O'Shea : This Pedigree is authenticated by the Lord Bishop of Lin
rick, Ardfert and Aghadoe, under the Consistorial Seal, dated 1st June, 1818 ; also
the Mayor and Sheriff of the Citizens of Limerick.


O'SH. 767

[artin. This William married
[argaret, dau. of John Howley, of

I. Henry, of whom presently.
ich Hill, Limerick, and had three
)DS :

II. John, who m. Senora Dona
Ysabel Hurtado de Corcuera,
of Madrid.

III. Thaddeus, who m. Margaret,
daughter of Edward Craneach
Quinlan, of Rosanna, co. Tip-

This branch of the family is
therefore partly Spanish and
partly Limerick.

14. Henry O'Shea: son of Wil-

liam ; m. Catherine (a Countess of
Kome), daughter of Edward C.
Quinlan, above mentioned, and had
a son and a daughter :

I. William-Henry, of whom pre-
I. Countess Marie O'Shea, Cha-
noinesse, and Lady of the
Royal Order of Theresa of
Bavaria; d. unm., Dec, 1884.
15. William-Henry O'Shea: son
of Henry; late M.P. for Gal way;
J. P. for the county of Clare ; late
Captain 18th Hussars; living in
1887; is an Hereditary Count of
the Holy Roman Empire.


Chiefs of Iveragh, County Kerry.

A rms : Per bend indented az. and or, two fleurs-de-lis counterchanged. Crest : A
9an rousant sa. beaked and legged gu.

HE O'Seaghdha* (" seaghdha :" Irish, stately, majestic^ learned) were lords
i Corcaguiney and Iveragh, in Desmond ; of the line of Heremon ; and
ascended from Core, a son of Cairbre Muse, who was a son of Conaire
[., the 111th Monarch of Ireland, who (see the Appendix in Yol. II.)

No. 88 on * The Genealogy of the Kings of Dalriada." While
)me members (and the great majority) of the Sept write the name
^Shea, this branch of the family write it O'Skee. O'Seaghdha was pro-
ounced in Irish "O'Shay-ah" or "O'She-a," and hence it has been
ariously anglicised O'Shea, O'Shee, Shea, and Shee. This branch of the
imily, in anglicising the name, omitted the final letter of " O'Sh^-a,"
nd doubled the then final e in " O'She," as in O'Shee. In England temp.
►ueen Elizabeth, and later, the name Shee would be pronounced " Shay."

So early as A.J). 1095, we find mention made of Mathgamhain
►'Seaghdha, lord of Corcaguiny, who died in that year; and in the
)llowing year another chief of the same name, and same territory, died.

Oda (or Odanus) Chief of the Sept, settled in the county Tipperary
arly in the twelfth century. Odoneus, tenth in descent from him,

* O^S§aghdha : According to Cronnelly's " Irish Family History," there was also
I Desmond a family named O'Seagha (" seagha :" Irish, ingeniom, crafty, cunning),
: the line of Heber, who took their name from Seagha, a descendant of Eoghan M<Sr,
m of OlioU Olum, who is No. 84 on the " Line of Heber," ante. The two sirnames
'Skaghdha and OSeagha would be pronounced alike ; but, it may be observed that
leFour Masters do not mention the latter name.


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obtained (15th Eichard 11.) letters of English " denizenship" at Clonnn
6th Nov., 1381. In the pedigree and patent of arms, attested in 1582, 1
Clarencieux Eoy d'Armes, the sirname is written O'Shee.

Kobert O'Shee, fifth in descent from Odoneus, settled in the coua
Kilkenny in 1 489, and had Richard.

[As we had not time before going to press with this Genealogy,
compile the names on the pedigree in their entirety, we here commen:
with that Robert, as No. 1 ; from whom the following are the names
regular succession, down to 1887.]

1. Robert O'Shee. 1489.

2. Richard : his son.

3. Robert : his son.

4. Richard : his son.

5. Robert :* his son ; m. Margaret
Rothe, and had — 1. Sir Richard
Shee, of whom presently; and 2.
Eliasf Shee, of Cranmore, from
whom descended Sir George Shee,
of Dunmore, county Galway, and
also, Sir M. A. Shee, President
R. Academy.

6. Sir Richard Shee, Knt., of
Upper Court, and Bonnetstown or
" Bonnestown :" eldest son of
Robert. Omitted the prefix 0\
Was twice m. : first to Margaret
Sherlocke ; and, secondly, to Mar-
garet Fagan,J by whom he had no
issue. There were nine children
by the first marriage, namely —
1. Robert, who d. unm. in the life-
time of his father. 2. Lucas, of
Upper Court, his heir, who was m.
to the Hon. Ellen Butler,§ sister of
Lord Mountgarrett : and who was
the ancestor of Shee, of Cloran,
family. To this Lucas, Sir Richard
Shee left the whole of his Tipperary,

and most of his Kilkenny, estate
which were forfeited after 164
This branch of the family went
France, and entered the Frenc
service. Seventh in direct desce
from the said Lucas was Colon
William O'Shea (Cloran), of Po
toise, Seine-et-Oise, France, wl
had no male issue. 3. Thomas
Freinstown, m. Ellen, dau. of Ale
Nicholas Dobbyn of Waterford, at
by her left no issue. 4. Marci
(of whom presently) who m. Elle:
daughter of Oliver Grace, Baron <
Courtstown, and had five sons-
1. Richard, 2. John, 3. Lucas, ■
James, 5. Thomas. 5. John, it
fifth son, who was the ancestor <
O'Shea, of Limerick, and of O'She*
Duke de Sanlucar, in Spain. <
Lettice, m. to John Grace of Court
town, and had issue. 7. Catherin'
who was twice married : first, t
Edmund Cantwell of Moycarke
Castle, in the county TipperaijJ
and, secondly, to Richard Fforsta
of Fforstaltown and Ologan Castle
8. Margaret, m. to James Walsb
Esq. - — -

And 9. Elizabeth, married t

* Robert: According to the Kilkenny Journal, 1864, p. 54, this Robert and hj
son Sir Eichard acquired, by purchase, property in the counties of Kilkenny, Tipperaq
and Wexford.

t Elms : According to Holingshed, Elias Shee of Cranmore was " a scholar c
Oxford, of a passing wit, a pleasant conceited companion full of mirth without gali
He wrote in English divers sonnets."

X Fagan: In the Kilkenny Journal, for 1850, p. 179, and for 1853, p. 212, se
Prim's description of two Wayside Crosses erected to Sir Richard Shee, Eiit., by l^
aecond wife Dame Margaret Fagan. i

§ Buthr : At Freshford a Wayside Cross was erected to the memory of Luci^
Shee and his wife Ellen Butler, the site of which is called Bun na Croise.


O'SH. 759

avid Rothe, Esq., of Tullaghmain,
the county of Kilkenny. Sir
ichard* Shee (who died at his
istle of Bonnetstown, on the 10th
ugust, 1608) founded (see the
ilkenny Journal, 1861, p. 320)
le Hospital of Jesus ^ at Kilkenny,
hich was called after him " Shee's
Ims House,'' To that Alms House
charter was granted on the 4th
ovember, in the sixth year of the
ign of King James I. (1609).

7. Marcus Shee, of Sheestown :
urth son of Sir Richard, who left
.6 said Marcus the rest of his (Sir
ichard's Kilkenny property, which
as also subsequently forfeited in
e rebellion of 1641, but in part

8. Richard : eldest son of Marcus,
Rose, dau. and heir of Peter

3the, Esq.

9. Marcus, of Sheestown j(Will
ted 1684): son of Richard; m.
ary, dau. of Nicholas Plunkett,
;q., of Dunsoghly, and had — 1.
chard, 2. Marcus, 3. Nicholas,

4. John, ancestor of Shee^ of Bally-

10. Richard (who died 10th Dec,
1748): son of Marcus; mar. the
Hon. Dymna Barnewall, daughter
of Robert, the twelfth Lord Trim-

1 1 . Marcus : son of Richard ; m.
Thomasina, daughter of Thomas
Masterson, Esq., of Castletown, and
had : 1. John, 2. ( ) who
was a General in the French Ser-
vice, 3. Philip, 4. Mary.

12. John: son of Marcus; m.
Elizabeth, dau. and heir of Richard
Power, Esq., of Garden Morres, in the
CO. Waterford (by Anne, dau. and

heir of Morres, Esq., of Bally-

naven, in said county), by whom he
acquired Garden Morres (more
lately Garran Morres and Garran
Mor), and had — 1. Richard, 2.
Arnold, 3. John (who was a Col-
onel in the Austrian Service), and
died unm. at Sheestown, in 1809.

13. Richard Power O'Shee, of
Garden Morres and Sheestown, who

* Sir Richard : In the *' Description of Ireland, Anno 1598," edited by Rev.
.ther Hogan, S.J., the name of Sir Richard Shee appears amongst '' men of accompt,"
ing in the co. Kilkenny in 1598. Father Hogan, in a note, states that Sir Richard
.66 hailed from Upper Court, in the county Kilkenny, and Cloran in Tipperary ;
at he was the son of Robert Shee and Margaret Rothe ; a member of Gray's Inn ;
n68chal of Irishtown in 1568 ; Deputy Treasurer to the Earl of Ormonde (Lord
easnrer of Ireland), in 1576 ; Knighted in 1589 ; and that he died at his Castle of
•nnetstown in 1608. By his Will he left an injunction on his son Lucas to build an
ins House, and he left his curse on any of his descendants who should ever attempt

alienate the property provided for its maintenance, which consisted chiefly of
propriate tithes.

Henry Shee, a first-cousin of Sir Richard Shee, was Mayor of Kilkenny, a.d.
10-11. Robert, son of said Henry, died 27th Sept., 1615 ; and his son Henry Shee,
Dior, was m. to Dorothy, dau. of Lucas Shee and his wife the Honble. Ellen Butler,
ove-mentioned. For a letter from Sir Richard Shee to Sir George Carew, President

Munster, dated 19th April, 1600, see the Kilkenny Journal, for 1861, p. 406 ; and,
r further information respecting this family, see the same Journal for 1864, and for
51, pp. 320 and 406.

According to Shearman's Loca Patriciana, p. 363, William Shee, burgess of Kil-
:nny, who d. 18th April, 1584, and whose tomb is still extant behind the chancel of
. Mary's Church, was ancestor of the Shees of Sheepstown, represented by the late
iron Richard de Shee, of Paris ; by the late Judge Shee, who was a native of
lomastown, co. Kilkenny, where he had property ; and of the Shees, of Rosencany,
»w (1881) represented by James- John Shee, J. P., of Abbey view, Clonmel. Judge
lee was succeeded by George Shee, of the Mall House, Thomastown ; and by Henry
lee, of the English Bar — both living in 1881.

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died in 1827 : son of John ; married
Margaret, dau. of Nicholas Power,
of Snowhill, in the co. Kilkenny,
and had two sons — 1. John Power
O'Shea; 2. Nicholas R. Power
O'Shea, who succeded his brother

U. Nicholas R. Power O'She*
D.L., of Garran M6r, Kill, count
Waterford, and of Sheestown, a
Kilkenny; born 1821, and living i


O'TOOLE.* (No. 1.)

Anciently Chiefs of Hy-Muireadaigh, County Kildare; afterwards Kings i
Leinster and Princes of Imaile.

The Armorial Bearingsf are — Arms : Gu. a lion pass. ar. Crest : A boar paft
ppr. Motto : Virtute et fidelitate.

Commencing with Cathair Mor, King of Leinster, who was the 109t
Monarch of Ireland, and who is No. 89 on the (No. 1) " O'Connor" (Faley
pedigree, the following is the genealogy of this family :

89. Cathair Mor, Monarch of
Ireland : son of Felim Fiorurglas.
Had amongst other children : 1.
Ros Failgeach, from whom de-
scended the O'Connor (Faley) ; 2.
Daire, ancestor of O'Gorman; 3.
Comthanan, ancestor of Duf, of
Leinster ; 4. Curigh, who was slain
by Fionn MacCumhal (Fmn Mac-
Coole) ; 5. a daughter, Landabaria,

who, according to the Ogygia, j
315, was the third wife of th
(110th) Irish Monarch Conn Ceac
cathach (or Conn of the Hundre*
Battles), who succeeded Cathai
Mor in the Monarchy ; 6. Fiacb

Curigh, No. 4 here mentioned
who was slain by Fionn MacCuni
hal, had a son named Slectaire

* 0' Toole or TJi Tuathail : The O'Tooles were Kings of Leinster and Princi
of Imaile (now the counties of Wicklow and Kildare), Chieftains of Hy-Murray, Cast!
Kevin, Glendalough, and Powerscourt ; and Omey in West Connaught. We ai
indebted to the Rev. Patrick Laurence O'Toole, O.C.C., Whitefriar-street Churd
Dublin, for permission to inspect an elaborate genealogy of this family in that gentif
man's possession ; from which we here trace the genealogy more fully than we gave i
in our Third Edition of ' ' Irish Pedigrees."

t Armorial Bearings : According to other authorities the Armorial Bearings of tb
O'Tooles are :

Arms — A white lion on red grounds (signifying a course without relaxation) ;

Crest — Two palms, a Cross surmounted by a laurel branch over a princely crown

Supporters — The shield accompanied by two battle axes and two Irish pikes
under the shield, two branches of shamrock — the national symbol of Ireland ;

Motto—" Virtute et Fidelitate. " One Branch of the Family has " Spero ;" anothei
*' Semper et Ubique Fideles."

The War Cry was : " Fianae Abu," and sometimes "Ui Tuathail Abu:" ti
former meaning " Victory to the Fenians ;" and the latter, "Victory to the O'Toole*.

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o'to. 761

ai i,nd a daughter named Uchdelbh
or Uchdamhuil), who was wife of
?ionn Fothart, a son of Conn of
he Hundred Battles. This Slec-
aire, son of Curigh, had a daughter
^rcraine, who was the mother of
Diarmid Ua Duibhne,* and of
)scar, son of Oissin.

90. Fiacha Baicheda : youngest
on of Cathair M6r ; d. 220.

91.Breasal Bealach (" bealach :"
rish, large-lipped) : his son ; a quo
yBealaigh, anglicised Bailey, Bailie,
laily, Bayly, and Bewley. Was the
econd Christian King of Leins-

92. Enna Niadh : his son. Had
brother Labhradh.

93. Dunlong: son of Enna
Tiadh. This Dunlong slew the
loyal maidens at the Claenfert of
?ara : in revenge of which twelve
jeinster Princes were slain, and the
3oromha tribute exacted. He had
ight sons ; and a brother named
5riant Leth-dearg a quo Ui Briuia
yualan (or O^Brien of Cualan).
)Ome of the children of this Dun-
ong were : — 1. Olioll (or Ailall) ;

Maonach, a quo O'Mooney of
)ualan ; 3. Dubhtach ; 4. Fergus,
rem whom descended Justus, the
)eacon, and his brother Daire.

94. Muireadach : son of Dun-

96. Alioll (or Olioll), the fifth
Christian King of Leinster : his son.
Baptized at Naas by St. Patrick,
L.D. 460; was at the battle of

Ocha, where Olioll Molt, the 129th
Monarch, was slain ; d. 526. Had :
1. Cairbre ; 2. Cormac ; 3. Felim,
who was baptized by St. Patrick at
Naas ; 4. Mugan.

96. Cormac: second son of Olioll.
Was King of Leinster for nine
years ; abdicated A.D. 515, and d. a
monk at Bangor, 567. Had: 1.
Cairbre Dubh, King of Leinster,
who d. in 546 ; 2. Felim, from
whom descended Cormac, of Tullac ;
3. loUadon, priest of Desert lolla-
doin (now " Castledillon"), who had
St. Criotan (11th May), of Magh
Credan and Acadfinnech (on the
river Dodder), and of Crevagh
Cruagh, co. Dublin.

97. Cairbre Dubh : eldest son of
Cormac. Had : 1. Mainchin, a quo
Ui Mainchin (between Cineal Nucha
and the river Liffey) ; 2. Cillen
Mdr, a quo Ui Nemri ; 3. Cillen
Beg, a quo Siol Aedha ; 4. Colman,
King of Leinster for thirty years,
who d. 576 ; 5. St. Coman, bishop
(8th March) ; 6. St. Sedealbh (10th
Nov.) ; and 7. St. Cumaine (8th
March) ; these last two were called
" daughters of ardent charity" (29th
March) at Domnach-Inghen Baithe
(now "Donabate"), in the county

98. Colman (or Columan) : the
fourth son of Cairbre Dubh. Had :
1. Faolan ; 2. Cobhthach, a quo
"Rathcoffey" in the county Kil-
dare ; 3. Felim, 13th Christian
King of Leinster; 4. Konan,]: the

* Diarmid Ua-Duibhne : See Note "Fiacha Suidhe," in p. 359, ante.

i Brian : This Brian Leth-dearg had a son Feidhlimidh (or Feh'm), who had three
ons : Conal, a quo Ui Elgenaigh ; 2. Fiachra Caech, who had Konan, who had Foranan ;
nd 3. Cobhthach, a quo Ui Ernine.

XRonan: This Ronan had: 1. Maelfoghartach, slain by his father's orders; 2.
vlaeltuile, a quo Ui Maeltuile ; 3. Maelochtrach, who had Maelcaech (who had Mael-
arbh of Naas) and Ailechda. This Ailechda had Monach, who had Fianamhail (d.
94), who had Ceanfela, who had Ceallach, Abbot of Kildare, living in 720. This
laeltuile, the second son of Ronan above mentioned, had two sons — 1. Maelfoghartach,
nker. at Inisbofin, slain in 732 ; and 2. Fianamhail, King of Leinster, who was
aptised by St. Moling, and mortally wounded by Foisechan, one of his own people.

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11th King of Leinster; on the re-
signation of Aedh Dubh ;* 5. Aedh
Dubh, King of Leinster, who in
591 retired to Kildare, where he d.
a bishop, in 638 ; 6. Aedh Fionn,
from whom descended Aengus (or
-^neas), abbot of Kildare ; 7.
Crimthan Cualan, 12th Christian
King of Leinster, from whom de-
scended Dalthach of St. Kevin's,
slain atAthGoan(now"Kilgowan"),
in lachtir Liff^, a.d. 628 ; 8. Mol-
umba, who had Maelandfidh, who
had Aedhroin, who had Dunmad-
uind, who had Berchan. Colman
d. 676.

99. Faolan : eldest son of Colu-
man ; was King of Leinster ; edu-
cated by St. Kevin at Glendalough j
d. 663.

100. Conall : son of Faolan.

101. Bran Muit (''muit:" Irish,
dumb): bis son; 14th Christian
King of Leinster; d. 689. Had
four sons : 1. Moroch (or Murchadh)
Mor; 2. Congal, who defeated the
men of Cualan at Inisbreoghan, in
727 ; 3. Faolan, d. 733 ; 4. lomcadh.

102. Moroch Mor: eldest son of
Bran Muit ; was the 16th King of
Leinster. Had three sons: — 1.
Muireadach ; 2. Doncha, the 17th
King of Leinster, slain a.d. 727, and
a quo Ui Donchada or O'Donoghue
of Cualan; 3. Faolan, the 18th
King of Leinster, who d. 734, and a
quo Ui Faolain or O'Felan of

103. Muireadach : son of Moroch

Mor; d. 755; and a quo L
Muireadaigh or O^Murry of Cualar

104. Bran Ardcean : his son ; n
Eithne, dau. of Domhnal Mideach
she and her husband were slaii
A.D. 780, by Finachda Catherdert
son of Ceallach, at Cill Cuile-dun
(now " Kilcoole"), near Newtow:
Mount Kennedy, in the co. Wicls

105. Muireadach : son of Brai
Ardcean ; d. 818, according to th
" Chronicon Scotorum." Had fou
sons — 1. Bran, Tanist of Leinstei
who was defeated at Dunbolg, b;
Cearbhall, King of Ossory, in 808
2. Dunlong; 3. Arthur, who d. ii
845, and from whom descende*
Garbith, Tanist of Leinster, who d
881 ; 4. Maelbrighid, father o
Tuathal, the 31st King of Leins

106. Dunlong, the 32nd King o
Leinster : second son of Muireadach
d. a Monk in Kildare, 867. Had
1. Ailill; 2. Cairbre,t the 34tl
King of Leinster, who was ahostagi
to Cearbhall, King of Ossory, am
who died 881 ; 3. Donal, Tanist o
Leinster, d. 862.

107. Ailill : eldest son of Dun
long ; slain by the Danes in 809
Had : 1. Ugaire ; 2. Ceallach, wh<
was abbot of Kildare and Hy, 854
865; d. in ''Pictland" (Scotland)

108. Ugaire (or Angaire), Kingo:
Leinster : son of Ailill ; slain, 916
Had: 1. Tuathal; 2. Art («
Arthur), d. 934. ■

* Atdh Dubh : This Aedh Dubh had two sons : Crimthan Cael, and Ere (who hak
Kessan). This Nessan had : 1. Braon, Bishop (8th August) of Fidhcullin ('*Feigh
cuUen," in the county Kildare) ; 2. Cairrell (13th June), Bishop of Tir Rois; 3. Flani
(4th Jany.) ; 4. Muireadach (loth May) ; 5. Dichuil, abhot of Ciuain M6r Dicholla ; 6
Munissa, who had Nadsluadh (15th March), of Inis Mac Nessain, now known ai
" Ireland's Eye," Howth, co. Dublin.

t Cairhre : This Cairbre had : 1. Donal (d. 864), Tanist of Leinster, who had
Muireadach, Tanist of Leinster (slain, 906) ; 2. Dunlong, who also d. in 906.

t Tuathal : Some derive this name from the Irish *' tuatha," territories : meaning
one possessed of large landed property.



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109. TuathalJ ("tuatbal:" Irish,
a man's name ; left-handed). King of
Liff^: son of Ugaire; a quo
O'Tuathail, anglicised O'Toole, Toole,
Tootal, Tuohill, Tuthill, etc. ; d. 956.
Had: 1. Dunlong ; 2. Donal ; 3.
Doncadh, Tanist of Leinster, who
died 964; 4. Angaire;* Tanist of
Leinster, who was slain by the
Danes at Bithlin ("Belin," m the
CO. Kildare).

110. Dunlorg: eldest son of
Tuathal; fought at the battle of
Clontarf, 1014, and was slain there.
Had: 1. Donal; 2. Murcadh, who
in 1042 was slain by the King of
Ossory ; 3. Gillacamghin, who in
1019 was slain by the men of Leix ;
4. Duncuan ; 5. Angaire, who de-
feated Sithric the Dane at Delgany
in 1021 ; 6. Doncadh, who in 1037
was blinded at Castledermott by
Dunchadh MacGillapatrick, King of
Ossory ; 7. Muirceartach, who was
slain by the Ossorians in 1026 ;
8. Dunlong; 9. Eachdun, Tanist
of Leinster, slain, 1042; 10. Boclan,
slain at Clontarf, in 1014 ; and
11. Longseach, who was also slain
at Clontarf in 1014.

111. Duncuan, "the Simpleton:"
fourth son of Dunlong. Was made
King of Leinster by Malachy II.,
Monarch of Ireland, and slain by
the King of Ossory in 1018.

112. Gillacomghall : son of Dun-
cuan. Was, in 1041, by violence
taken by his uncle Murcadh from

the Church of Kildare ; and " the
successor of Bridget was violated ;"
died 1041 ; first that assumed this
family sirname.

113. Gillacaemghin : son of Gilla-
comghall. Was in 1056 slain by
Murcha, who is No. 112 on the
" MacMorough" genealogy, who
was the 50th Christian King of

^14. Duncuan Baccach : son of
Gillacaemghin; who in 1075 slew
Doncadh and Gillacaemghin, sons
of Angaire Ua Lorcain, of the Ui
Doncadh. In 1076 his people were
slain by the Ui Lorcain, and sixty-
three of their heads were carried to
a hill south of Castledermot.

115. Gillacomghall Baccach : his
son ; lord of Ui Muireadaigh :
slain in 1119. Had : 1. Gilla-
caemghin ; 2. Ugaire, slain in
1131 by the Ossorians; 3. Gilla-
comghall, abbot of Glendalough,
who in 1127 was slain by the
Foghmhartaigh (Fohartaf), of the
barony of Forth, in the county
Carlow; 4. Murcadh, who in 1141
was blinded by Diarmaid na-nGall,
King of Leinster, who is No. 113
on the " MacMorough" pedigree ;
5. Muirceartach, t King of the Ui
Muirceartaigh, who in 1154 slew
the King of Ui Enachglais, and d.
" after penance" in 1164.

116. Gillacaemghin Faitche: eldest
son of Gillacomghall Baccach ; died

* Angaire : This Angaire had Tuathal, who a.d. 1014, was wounded at the hattle
A Clontarf ; died same year at Glendalough, and is there buried. And Tuathal had
iedh, living in 1034.

t Foharta: See the " Nowlan" genealogy, in pp. 605-606 ante, for the meaning
I this term.

I Muirceartach : This Muirceartach had : 1. Gillacomghall, lord of Ui Muirea-
laigh ; 2. Tuathal ; 3. Ruadh ; 4. Aodh ; 5. Conchobhar ; 6. Mor, wife of J)iarmaid
' VfacMorough (or Diarmaid na-nGall), the last King of Leinster; and 7. Lorcan
Saint Laurence O'Toole), Archbishop of Dublin, who, on 14th Nov., 1180, died at

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