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

Name, Surname, Sept, Origin
Full NameDonnchad mac Ruaidhri
Sept SurnameMac Somhairle
Sub-Sept SurnameMac Ruaidhri
Family's Place of Origin
DOB / DOD / Floruit
Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
How acquired Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
Age at Death
Cause of Deathbattle between Ruaidri O Conchobhair and Feidlim O Conchobhair for the kingship of Connacht on February 24, 1316
Place of Deathmoor of Tobhar Mona Conneda
Place of Burial
Foster Family
Title, Inauguration, Opponents, Perception In Society
Title
Duration of Title
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Form Of Military Address
Perception in SocietyDonnchad mac Ruaidhri listed as a noble; 100 galloglasses as professional soldiers
Fixed Address or Migrant
Status in English Law
Allies, Enemies, Chieftains, Household Retinue
AlliesMen of Connacht, Ruaidri s. Cathal O Conchobhair, king of Connacht, Diarmait Gall mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg, Cormac mac Ceithernaig - king of the Ciarraige, Gilla Cist mac Diarmata, Diarmait s. Fergal mac Diarmata, Connecen mac Connecein, Domnaill mac Connecein, Domchad mac Ruaidhri and 100 galloglasses and many others.
EnemiesFeidlim O Conchobhair and household troops, Maelruanaid mac Diarmata (foster-father of Feidlim) and his following, sons of Domnall O Conchobhair, descendants of Donnchad s. Tomaltach, 'Galls' of West Connacht, Domnall O Baigill and Robag mac Feorais.
Chieftains Contemporaneous WithRuaidri s. Cathal O Conchobhair, king of Connacht Diarmait Gall mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg Cormac mac Ceithernaig, king of the Ciarraige Domchad mac Ruaidhri Feidlim O Conchobhair
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Father's Name
Father's DescentSomerled
Mother's Name
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Concubines
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Offspring from 3rd Marriage
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Grants, Churches, Monasteries
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Lands Covered In Grants
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Person Who Issued Grants
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Familys Place of Residence in Ireland
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Source(s)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 2435 paragraph 3 (1316) and paragraph 4 for the actions of Feidlim O Conchobair upon his victory in battle.