Byrne, F. J.





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Byrne, F. J., Irish kings and high-kings, 2nd ed. (1973), Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001.

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Irish kings and high-kings
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Dublin
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Four Courts Press
Year
2001
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Corcu DuibneCorcu Duibne
Corca Dhuibhne
Early Irish population group, whose territory was roughly coterminous with the Dingle and Iveragh peninsulas (Co. Kerry) and surrounding lands.
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Corcu LoígdeCorcu Loígde
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Díarmait mac CerbaillDíarmait mac Cerbaill
(supp. d. 565)
In Irish historical tradition, high-king of Ireland, son of Fergus Cerrbél.
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LaiginLaigin
Leinstermen
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Lóegaire mac NéillLóegaire mac Néill
(fl. 5th century)
(time-frame ass. with Lóegaire mac Néill)
according to medieval Irish tradition, high-king of Ireland, son of Níall , and a contemporary of St Patrick
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Máel Sechnaill mac Máele RúanaidMáel Sechnaill mac Máele Rúanaid
(d. 862)
high-king of Ireland from the Clann Cholmáin sept of the Uí Néill
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Níall NoígíallachNíall Noígíallach
(supp. fl. 4th/5th century)
Níall mac Echach Muigmedóin
high-king of Ireland in early and medieval Irish tradition
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Rónán mac Colmáin [Uí Dúnlainge]Rónán mac Colmáin ... Uí Dúnlainge
(d. 613)
King of Uí Dúnlainge in Leinster.
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Uí ChennselaigUí Chennselaig
Uí Cheinnselaig
Group of dynasties based in Leinster.

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Uí LiatháinUí Liatháin
Uí Líatháin

Early Irish dynasty based in Munster whose kingdom was situated in what is now roughly south-east Cork. Eochu Liathán, son of Dáire Cerbba, is the eponymous ancestor from whom the Uí Liatháin claimed descent.


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Uí MáilUí Máil

Early Irish dynasty of Leinster, whose territory corresponded roughly with the plain of the river Liffey, extending south to Baltinglass.


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Prefatory matter: List of illustrations; Acknowledgments
vii–xiii; xiv
“Additional notes and corrigenda”
xv–xxix
“A note on the emergence of Irish surnames”
xxxi–xliii
“Preface to the second edition”
xlv–xlvii
“Preface”
1–6
[1] “The Irish concept of kingship”
7–27
[2] “King and people”
28–39
[3] “Kings and high-kings”
40–47
[4] “The kingship of Tara”
48–69
[5] “Niall of the Nine Hostages”
70–86
[6] “Diarmait mac Cerbaill and the consolidation of Uí Néill power”
87–105
[7] “Ulster kings”
106–129
Quatrain in the Annals of Ulster, quatrain beginning ‘Ossí brígh’
124
[8] “Kings of Leinster”
130–164
Texts: Móen óen
135–136
[9] “Cashel”
137–201
Discussion of Do bunad imthechta Eóganachta, with translation of a selected passage.
Keywords: Cycles of the Kings
199–201
[10] “Leth Cuinn and Leth Moga”
202–229
[11] “Connacht”
230–253
[12] “The high-kingship of Ireland”
254–274
[Appendix I] “King lists”
275–279
[Appendix II] “Genealogical tables”
280–301
[Appendix III] “The pronunciation of Old Irish names”
302–307
“Bibliographical note”
308–316
“Index”
317–341
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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