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Ua Conchobair, Ruaidrí [Rory O'Connor]locked

(c. 1116–1198)
  • M. T. Flanagan

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Ua Conchobair, Ruaidrí [Rory O'Connor] (c. 1116–1198), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Toirdelbach Ua Conchobair (1088–1156), king of Connacht and high-king, and of Caillech Dé, daughter of Ua hEidin, king of Uí Fiachrach Aidne.

Ruaidrí is first mentioned in 1136 when, aged about twenty, he was imprisoned by his father despite being under the protection of ecclesiastical sureties. In 1143 he was again taken prisoner by his brother, ...

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