Individual(s) / Person(s): Ruaidhri mac Suibhne

Name, Surname, Sept, Origin
Full NameRuaidhri mac Suibhne
Sept SurnameMac Suibhne
Sub-Sept SurnameMac Suibhne Fanad
Family's Place of OriginCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland
DOB / DOD / Floruitthe day of the Mac Suibhne victory at the battle of Edan Mor 'Edenmore' against the children of Niall O Domhnaill.
Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
How acquired Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
Age at Death
Cause of Deathslain by children of Niall O Domhnaill and Maolmhuire mac Suibhne
Place of DeathTir na hInnse in 'Eighterross' (Iochtar Ross)
Place of BurialCill O dTonail in Gleann Eighle (Glandy)
Foster Family
Title, Inauguration, Opponents, Perception In Society
Titlechieftain; Mac Suibhne Fanad
Duration of Title13 years
Area of Jurisdiction
How Title was Assumedwrestling
Opponents to TitleDonnchadh Garbh 'the Rough' mac Suibhne (his uncle)
Person Inaugurated ByToirrdhealbhach Cairbreach O Domhnaill
Where Inaugurated
Payment for Inauguration
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Perception in Society
Fixed Address or Migrant
Status in English Law
Allies, Enemies, Chieftains, Household Retinue
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Parents, Siblings, Spouses, Offspring
Father's NameToirrdhealbhach Ruadh mac Suibhne
Father's DescentToirrdhealbhach Ruadh s.Toirrdhealbahch Caoch s. Murchadh Og s. Murchadh Mear s. Maolmhuire s. Murchadh s. Maolmhuire an Sparain s. Suibhne s. Donnsleibhe s. Aodh Aluinn s. Anradhan
Mother's Namedaughter of Diarmaid O Domhnaill
Mother's DescentO Domhnaill
Distinguishing Features
Character TraitsHe was a good man, though he was unfriendly to his kinsmen and all his relatives. (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne, p. 61)
Full SiblingsToirrdhealbhach, Dubhdara
Half Siblings 1. From Onora Ni Mhaille: Domhnall mac Suibhne, Maolmhuire mac Suibhne, Eoghan Bacach mac Suibhne, Aodh Buidhe mac Suibhne, Murchadh mac Suibhne 2. From the daughter of Dubhgall mac Suibhne: Maghnus Caoch mac Suibhne 3. From the daughter of O Neill
Wife(s) Descent
Wife(s) Place of Origin
Wifes Character
Wifes Place of Death
Offspring from 1st MarriageConchubhar Caoch mac Suibhne, Niall mac Suibhne, Eoin Ruadh mac Suibhne
Offspring from 2nd Marriage
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Offspring From Concubines
Grants, Churches, Monasteries
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Lands Covered In Grants
Person to Whom Grants were Issued
Person Who Issued Grants
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Familys Place of Residence in Ireland
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TitleMS 24 p. 25 edited in 1920 by Paul Walsh who titled the MS 'Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne'. (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne ed. Rev. Paul Walsh (Dublin, 1920) from MS 24 p. 25 in R.I.A. (MS composed between 1513 and circa 1544).)