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Savage (J. J. H.) See: John J. Savage

  • 1883–1973
  • s. xx–xxi
  • d. 643 x 646
  • Osraige
King of Osraige, son of Colmán son of Bicne Cáech. He is best known in relation to the Synod of Druim Cett, at which time his father was king of Osraige and Scandlán, apparently a youth, was held hostage by Áed mac Ainmirech, overking from the Cenél Conaill branch of the Uí Néill. According to Adomnán, Colum Cille conferred a blessing on him and Scandlán would later take up the kingship of Osraige. He is sometimes given as a son of Cend Fáelad. Charles-Edwards suggests that a pedidgree may have been the source of confusion (Rawl. B 502: Cend Fáelad m. Colmain cuius filius Scandlain).
  • fl. Middle Irish period?
Irish poet to whom a Middle Irish love poem, beg. Is é mo shámud re mnái, is attributed. Nothing further is known of him.
  • Alba
A warrior woman and instructor of warriors in the Ulster Cycle, notably responsible for training the hero Cú Chulainn.
  • 1600–1689
Cornish politician and antiquary. He is author of Antiquities Cornu-Brittanic, an unpublished work on the history and language of Cornwall (even if he did not speak Cornish).
  • s. xx–xxi
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Born Gertrude Schoepperle, American scholar of medieval French, German, English and Irish literature.

Schoepperle Loomis (Gertrude) See: Gertrude Schoepperle

  • s. xx–xxi
  • 1882–1963
German church historian and politician.