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

Name, Surname, Sept, Origin
Full NameRuaidhri s. Eoin mac Suibhne
Sept SurnameMac Suibhne
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Family's Place of OriginCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland
DOB / DOD / Floruitthe first month following the summer after Toirrdhealbhach s. Eamonn was killed by Toirrdhealbhach s. Ruaidhri (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne, p.71); Ruaidhri s. Eoin s. Domhnall fell by Maolmhuire's descendants on the day that Donnchadh [no. 31] was slain.
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Cause of Deathwar for the lordship of Fanad between the descendants of Maolmhuire and the descendants of Domhnall following the death of Ruaidhri son of Maolmhuire mac Suibhne
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Father's NameEoin mac Suibhne
Father's DescentEoin s. Domhnall s.Toirrdhealbhach Ruadh s.Toirrdhealbhach Caoch s. Maolmhuire mac Suibhne Fanad s. Murchadh Og s. Murchadh Mear s. Maolmhuire s. Murchadh s. Maolmhuire an Sparain s. Suibhne s. Donnsleibhe s. Aodh Aluinn s. Anradhan
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Castles Built during term the castle of Ráith Maoláin 'Rathmullen' (LCS); Mac Suibhne's castle- Rathmullen - fell in 1516 according to AC 1516, p.631, par 11.
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Familys Place of Residence in Ireland
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Monasteries Erected during term 1. Ruaidhrí and Máire, daughter of Eoghan, son of Diarmaid Bacach 'the lame' O Máille 'O Malley' and wife of Ruaidhrí Mac Suibhne erected the monastery of Ráith Maoláin. 2. Máire caused to be erected a great hall for the Friars Minors in Dun na nGall 'Donegal'
Provisions made for Monastery Ruaidhrí Mac Suibhne and his wife Máire brought a community from Munster to the monastery.
Prior who Introduced the Community Suibhne, son of Aodh, son of Donnsléibhne, of Clann Suibhne Chonnachtach
Foundation Date of Monastery 1516
Name of Order in Monastery the habit of the friars of Mary
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).)