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  • 1612–1653
  • Leiden
Marc Zuer(ius) van Boxhorn, Dutch linguist and professor at the University of Leiden; proposed that Latin, Greek, Persian, Dutch and German derived from a common ancestral language called ‘Scythian’, later adding other languages, such as Welsh, to the family.

Boxhornius (Marcus Zuerius) See: Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn

  • s. xx–xxi
  • s. xx–xxi
  • s. xx–xxi
Baron Bandonbridge and 1st Viscount Boyle of Kinalmeaky, one of the sons of Richard Boyle, earl of Cork; was killed at the battle of Liscarroll.
English politician, born in Kent, who confiscated much land in Munster and became the first earl of Cork (1620) and lord treasurer of Ireland (1631).
  • 1627–1691
  • Lis Mór
Anglo-Irish scientist, natural philosopher, a son of Richard, first earl of Cork (d. 1643); a devout Anglican who financed the printing of the Irish Bible.
  • s. xx–xxi
  • 1831–1886
British librarian and scholar

Brain Lainne Ela See: Bran of Lann Elo

pupil of Tuán mac Cairill and Finnian of Moville in LGÉ
  • d. 740 (AU)
  • Lann Elo
king of Leinster (d. 693)
hounds of Finn mac Cumaill
King of Leinster from the Uí Cheinnselaig.