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date: 18 August 2019

O'Neill, Hugh [Aodh Ó Néill], second earl of Tyronelocked

(c. 1550–1616)
  • Nicholas Canny

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O'Neill, Hugh [Aodh Ó Néill], second earl of Tyrone (c. 1550–1616), magnate and rebel, was born in the lordship of Tyrone, in the province of Ulster, the second son of Matthew O'Neill (Feardorcha), first baron of Dungannon (d. 1558), landowner, and his wife, ...

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