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Oengus [Angus] mac Forgusso [Onuist son of Uurguist]locked

(d. 761)
  • Marjorie O. Anderson


Oengus [Angus] mac Forgusso [Onuist son of Uurguist] (d. 761), king of Picts, was also called Angus; both names are Celtic and have Pictish equivalents, Onuist and U(u)rguist. The name of his father, Forgus, however, is unrelated to the later name form Fergus...

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