Individual(s) / Person(s): Murchadh Og mac Suibhne

Name, Surname, Sept, Origin
Full NameMurchadh Og mac Suibhne
Sept SurnameMac Suibhne
Sub-Sept SurnameMac Suibhne Fanad
Family's Place of OriginCastlesween, Knapdale, Kintyre, Scotland
DOB / DOD / FloruitDOD: 1356
Sobriquet / Epithet/ DiminutiveMurchadh Og - Murchadh the Younger
How acquired Sobriquet / Epithet/ Diminutive son of Murchadh Mear mac Suibhne
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Title, Inauguration, Opponents, Perception In Society
Duration of Titlefrom the conquest of the territory by Murchadh Mear to 1356
Area of Jurisdictionfrom the mountain of Bearnas Mor eastward - Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne
How Title was AssumedWhen Murchadh Mear mac Suibhne went to seek 'Fortunate Island' he left his son in charge with the condition that should he not return within a year the chieftainship should stay with Murchadh Og mac Suibhne. Murchadh Mear returned after a year and so did not depose his son but sailed instead to his native Scotland.
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Father's NameMurchadh Mear mac Suibhne
Father's DescentMurchadh Mear s. Maolmhuire s. Murchadh s. Maolmhuire an Sparain s. Suibhne s Donnsleibhe s. Aodh Aluinn s. Anradhan
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Full SiblingsMaolmhuire mac Suibhne
Half Siblings
Wives 1. Daughter of Mag Fhinnghaile 'MacGinley'; 2. Daughter of O Gairmleaghaidh 'O Gormley'
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Offspring from 1st MarriageFrom the daughter of Mac Ginley: Donnchadh Mor mac Suibhne na d'Tuath, Maolmhuire mac Suibhne Fanad, Dubhghall the Parson mac Suibhne, Domhnall mac Suibhne
Offspring from 2nd MarriageFrom the daughter of O Gormley: Murchadh na Murchadh mac Suibhne
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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).)