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  • Cell Cranatan, Fir Maige
patron saint of Cell Cranatan (Kilcranathan, Co. Cork) and of the district of Fir Maige (Fermoy) at large.
  • s. xx / s. xxi
  • c.1525–1585/86?
(Catholic) archbishop of Armagh; was born in Limerick as the son of a merchant.
daughter of Gúaire Aidne; wife of Marcán mac Tommáin in Scéla Cano meic Gartnáin

Crédne See: Créidne

  • s. xx / s. xxi
lover of Cáel in a tragic tale of Acallam na senórach, where she is called a daughter of Cairpre Cnes-bhán
brazier/wright (cerd) in Cath Maige Tuired

Crevagh (Richard) See: Richard Creagh

British scholar of medieval history and palaeography.
  • s. xx / s. xxi

Crimall mac Trénmóir See: Crimall mac Trénmóir

Crimthann Cualann See: Crimthann mac Áeda

King of the Leinster of the Uí Máil, son of Áed Díbchíne.

Crimthann mac Áedo See: Crimthann mac Áeda

son of Énna Cennselach, king of Leinster
  • supp. fl. 4th century
In Irish historical tradition, a king of Munster and high-king of Ireland, who is portrayed in origin legends concerning the Éoganachta. Through his father Fidach son of Dáire Cerbba, he is given a descent from Ailill Ólomm, but no dynastic group is said to spring from him. According to his aided or ‘death-tale’, he was poisoned by his own sister Mongfhind. Some narratives connect him to Conall Corc.