Individual(s) / Person(s): Niall son of Eoghan Mac Suibhne of Boghaire

Name, Surname, Sept, Origin
Full NameNiall son of Eoghan Mac Suibhne of Boghaire
Sept SurnameMac Suibhne
Sub-Sept SurnameMac Suibhne Tir Boghaine
Family's Place of OriginCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland
DOB / DOD / FloruitDOD: after unction and penance, 1524
Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
How acquired Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
Age at Death
Cause of Death
Place of Deathhis castle at Rahin
Place of Burial
Foster Family
Title, Inauguration, Opponents, Perception In Society
Titlemac Suibhne Tir Boghaire: constable - consapal
Duration of Title
Area of Jurisdiction
How Title was Assumed
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Form Of Military Address
Perception in Societya revered part of the nobility of Gaelic society
Fixed Address or Migrantfixed address (castle at Rahin)
Status in English Law
Allies, Enemies, Chieftains, Household Retinue
Chieftains Contemporaneous With
Total Household Retinue
Type of Household Retinuekept the most hospitable guest-house
Named Officials in Household
Association with the Learned Class
Parents, Siblings, Spouses, Offspring
Father's NameEoghan mac Suibhne
Father's Descent
Mother's Name
Mother's Descent
Distinguishing Features
Character TraitsMac Suibhne of Banagh, Niall son of Eoghan, the constable who of all his line was the strongest of hand, stoutest of heart, and most steadfast in council, who kept the most hostpitable guest-house, who maintained the largest family and had conquered in the greatest number of dangerous straits, died after unction and penance in his own castle at Rahin. (AC, 1524, p. 655, par. 18)
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Offspring from 1st Marriagemaintained the largest family - including son Brian mac Suibhne
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Offspring from 3rd Marriage
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Grants, Churches, Monasteries
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Person Who Issued Grants
Castles Built during term
Existing Castles used during term died in his own castle in Rahin
Familys Place of Residence in Ireland
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TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 643