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Ua Conchobair, Toirdelbach Mór [Turlough the Great O'Connor]locked

(1088–1156)
  • Katharine Simms

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Ua Conchobair, Toirdelbach Mór [Turlough the Great O'Connor] (1088–1156), high-king of Ireland, held from c.1120 that precarious supremacy over most other rulers in Ireland which justified native historians in styling a series of dominant kings during the eleventh and twelfth centuries 'high-kings with opposition'. ...

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S. Mac Airt & G. Mac Niocaill, eds., (1983)
J. O'Donovan, ed. and trans., , 7 vols. (1848–51); 2nd edn (1856); 3rd edn (1990)