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Muirchertach mac Néill [called Muirchertach of the Leather Cloaks]locked

(d. 943)
  • Benjamin T. Hudson


Muirchertach mac Néill [called Muirchertach of the Leather Cloaks] (d. 943), king of Ailech, was the son of the high-king Niall mac Áeda (Niall Glúndub) (d. 919) and Land, the daughter of Eochaid of Dál Riata. Muirchertach was one of the most successful generals of his day and was described as the ...

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