Individual(s) / Person(s): Alexander mac Dubhghaill

Name, Surname, Sept, Origin
Full NameAlexander mac Dubhghaill
Sept SurnameMac Dubhghaill
Sub-Sept Surname
Family's Place of OriginArgyll, Scotland
DOB / DOD / FloruitDOD: 1419
Sobriquet / Epithet/ DiminutiveThe AC annalist calls him that doughty champion never before overcome in battle or combat or onset (AC, 1419, p. 447, par. 18).
How acquired Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
Age at Death
Cause of Deathbattle
Place of Death
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Foster Family
Title, Inauguration, Opponents, Perception In Society
Titleleader of a battalion of galloglasses
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Form Of Military AddressGalloglasses
Perception in Societylisted as nobles and great lords from within Gaelic society
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Allies, Enemies, Chieftains, Household Retinue
AlliesUilliam son of Maelsechlainn O Ceallaigh; Walter son of Thomas mac William Burke (son-in-law of Uilliam O Ceallaigh, AC, 1419, p. 445, par. 17); Donnchad O Ceallaigh (brother of Uilliam O Ceallaigh), king of Ui Maine and his 2 sons; Cathal Dub O Conchobhair (son of Conchobhair Ruadh), eligible prince of Connacht; Tomaltach mac Diarmata, eligible prince of Moylurg (succeeds as king of Moylurg in 1421 - AC, p. 445, note 5); Domnall Gerr, son of Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill and the clann Domhnaill galloglasses; Alexander mac Dubhghaill and his two sons and the clann Dubhghaill galloglasses; William Garb son of David son of Edmund son of Hoberd, lord of Clanconway.
EnemiesUlick son of Richard mac William of Clanrickard and his followers; Tadc O Briain; Mathgamain O Briain; the clann Cuilein; the sons of O hAnrathain's daughter with 2 large battalions of foot; Domhnall mac Suibhne with his galloglasses - galloclachaib
Chieftains Contemporaneous Withthe sons of O hAnrathain's daughter
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TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), pp. 445-7