Individual(s) / Person(s): Maolmhuire Mergech son of Eoghan Ruardh mac Suibhne

Name, Surname, Sept, Origin
Full NameMaolmhuire Mergech son of Eoghan Ruardh mac Suibhne
Sept SurnameMac Suibhne
Sub-Sept SurnameMac Suibhne Fanad
Family's Place of OriginCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland
DOB / DOD / FloruitDOD: 1539
Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
How acquired Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive
Age at Death
Cause of Deathkilled in an encounter between the forces of O Neill and O Domhnaill and those of the Justiciar, Lord Leonard
Place of Death
Place of Burial
Foster Family
Title, Inauguration, Opponents, Perception In Society
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Perception in Societynobility: an extremely important member of Irish society and mourned as 'the most important person lost by Cenel Conaill' in the encounter narrated (AC, p.713)
Fixed Address or Migrantof fixed address
Status in English Law
Allies, Enemies, Chieftains, Household Retinue
AlliesO Neill; O Domhnaill and the Cenel Conaill
Enemiesthe justiciar, Lord Leonard 'and all the Englishmen in Ireland' (AC, p.713)
Chieftains Contemporaneous WithO Neill; O Domhnaill; the Cenel Conaill; the justiciar, Lord Leonard
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Father's NameEoghan Ruadh mac Suibhne
Father's DescentMac Suibhne Fanad (6th Mac Suibhne Fanad)
Mother's Name
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Grants, Churches, Monasteries
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TitleAC, 1539, pp. 711-3, par. 6