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Fín˙nechtae Fledach mac Dúnchadalocked

(d. 695)
  • T. M. Charles-Edwards

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Fín˙nechtae Fledach mac Dúnchada (d. 695), high-king of Ireland, was one of the most powerful high-kings in the seventh century. His father, Dúnchad mac Áeda Sláine (d. 659), was overshadowed by his numerous brothers, who established a grip on the high-kingship in the middle years of the seventh century. ...

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Oxford Medieval Texts
Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
S. Mac Airt & G. Mac Niocaill, eds., (1983)