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Nechtan mac Derilelocked

(d. 732)
  • Marjorie O. Anderson

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Nechtan mac Derile (d. 732), king of Picts, was overking of the Picts between 706 and 724 and again in 729. Nechtan, the Irish form of this Celtic name, is the one almost invariably used in the Irish annals and in regnal lists. ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)