De Lacy (Hugh) (lord of Meath)

  • d. 1186
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Magnate, son of Gilbert de Lacy (d. 1163), lord of Weobley, Herefordshire. After he accompanied Henry II on his 1171 visit to Ireland, he was entrusted with the kingdom of Mide.

See also: de Lacy (Hugh) [earl of Ulster]
De Lacy (Hugh) ... earl of Ulster
(d. 1242)
Anglo-Norman magnate who made a career in Ireland as a soldier and lord and became the first earl of Ulster in 1205. He was the son of Hugh de Lacy (d. 1186), lord of Meath, and his first wife, Rose of Monmouth (Rose de Baderon).

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McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed., Online: Royal Irish Academy, Cambridge University Press, 2009–present. URL: <https://www.dib.ie>.
Beresford (David) [id. 004630.v1. ‘Lacy, Hugh de (I)’] direct link
Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press, 2004–present. URL: <http://www.oxforddnb.com>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
Flanagan (Marie Therese) [id. 15852. ‘Lacy, Hugh de (d. 1186)’] direct link
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