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Senchán Torpéistlocked

(fl. 6th–7th cent.)
  • Elva Johnston

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Senchán Torpéist (fl. 6th–7th cent.), Gaelic poet, is not commemorated by a contemporary annalistic reference. However, he is associated with Guaire Aidne (d. 663), Uí Fhiachrach king of Connacht, and many historians have imagined that he might have had genuine links with that king's court. Furthermore, it has been argued that an early ...

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S. Mac Airt & G. Mac Niocaill, eds., (1983)