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Ó Néill, Aodh [Hugh O'Neill, Aodh Méith]locked

(d. 1230)
  • Katharine Simms

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Ó Néill, Aodh [Hugh O'Neill, Aodh Méith] (d. 1230), king of Tír Eoghain, was the son of Áed an Macaem Tóinlesc (the ‘Lazy-Rumped Lad’; d. 1177), who is said to have earned his unusual sobriquet by refusing to rise respectfully to greet his rival kinsman, the high-king ...

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J. O'Donovan, ed. and trans., , 7 vols. (1848–51); 2nd edn (1856); 3rd edn (1990)