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date: 21 January 2020

Lynegar, Charles [Cormac Ó Luinín]locked

(fl. 1708–1731)
  • Katharine Simms

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Lynegar, Charles [Cormac Ó Luinín] (fl. 1708–1731), Irish-language scholar and antiquary, was probably born in co. Fermanagh, Ireland, the son of Matha Bán Ó Luinín. The self-styled (ardollamh Éireann'chief master of bardic learning in Ireland'), he belonged to the last generation of (...

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