Charles-Edwards, T. M.


Charles-Edwards, T. M., Early Christian Ireland, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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Early Christian Ireland
Cambridge University Press
Subjects and topics
early medieval Ireland the church in Ireland
Colmán Már mac CoirpriColmán Már mac Coirpri
(fl. 6th century?)
Colmán Mór mac Coirpri
King of Leinster from the Uí Dúnlainge branch of the Laigin, son of Coirpre mac Cormaic.
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(fl. 7th century)
Irish monk and missionary
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Fáelán mac ColmáinFáelán mac Colmáin
(ob. 666)
King of Leinster from the Uí Dúnlainge branch of the Laigin.
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Laidcenn mac BaircedaLaidcenn mac Bairc(h)eda
(supp. fl. 5th century ?)
early Irish poet, said to be of the Dál nAraidi. Two early poems (beg. Énna, Labraid and Nidu dír dermait) belonging to the so-called rhyming ‘Leinster poems’ are ascribed to him.
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Mo Lua of ClonfertmulloeMo Lua of Clonfertmulloe
Lugaid moccu Óche
Patron saint of Clúain Fertae Mo Lua (Clonfertmulloe) and Druim Snechta (Drumsnat, Co. Monaghan).
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Mog RuithMog Ruith
Mug Roith, Mug Ruith
Legendary Irish magician from Munster, who was linked in Ireland to biblical and apocryphal traditions, notably as a pupil under Simon Magus and as one responsible for the beheading of John the Baptist. He appears in Irish genealogies as a descendant of Medb and her lover Fergus mac Roích and as an ancestor for Fir Maige Féine, in the area about present-day Fermoy.
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Rónán mac ÁedaRónán mac Áeda
(fl. early 7th century)
Rónán mac Áedo
Irish bishop, a son of Áed, king of Leinster, and brother of Crimthann, king of Leinster (ob. 633). According to the genealogies, he is the great-grandfather of Cellach Cúalann (ob. 715), hence an ancestor of the Uí Chellaig Cúalann. The king of Leinster of the same name in the tale Fingal Rónáin may have been based on him, or his brother, but similar suggestions have been made in favour of Rónán mac Colmáin.
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Áed Cerr mac ColmáinÁed Cerr mac Colmáin
(ob. 595)
An unhistorical king of Leinster from the Uí Dúnlainge, whose parental name was apparently altered by medieval genealogists to take the place of Áed mac Senaig, king of Leinster of the Uí Máil.
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Áed Díbchíne mac SenaigÁed Díbchíne mac Senaig
(ob. 595)
King of Leinster, son of Senach Díbech of the Uí Máil.
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early Irish law
List of maps; List of tables; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; A note on pronunciation; A note on the Chronicle of Ireland;
[1] “Ireland in the seventh century: a tour”
[2] “Irish society c.700: I. Communities”
[3] “Irish society c.700: II. Social distinctions and moral values”
[4] “Ireland and Rome”
[5] “Conversion to Christianity”
[6] “The organisation of the early Irish church”
[7] “Columba, Iona and Lindisfarne”
[8] “Columbanus and his disciples”
[9] “The Paschal controversy”
[10] “The primatial claims of Armagh, Kildare and Canterbury”
[11] “The origins and rise of Uí Néill”
[12] “The kingship of Tara”
[13] “The powers of kings”
[14] “Conclusion”
“Appendix: genealogies and king-lists”
“Glossary: Irish and Latin”
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen