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Niall mac Eochadalocked

(d. 1063)
  • Benjamin T. Hudson

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Niall mac Eochada (d. 1063), king of Ulaid, was the son of Eochada mac Ardgair (d. 1004). He was a dynast of Dál Fiatach and his early military ventures were against members of his own dynasty: in 1012 he defeated his cousin in the 'battle of the Summits'; and in 1020 he defeated and blinded his kinsman ...

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