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Fitzgibbon, Edmund fitz John, eleventh white knight (c. 1550–1608), chieftain and rebel  

Christopher Maginn

Fitzgibbon, Edmund fitz John, eleventh white knight (c. 1550–1608), chieftain and rebel, was the second of three children of John Oge Fitzgerald, or Fitzgibbon, tenth white knight (d. 1569), and Ellen (d. c.1579), daughter of Patrick Condon. He was born in ...

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Ker, Sir Thomas, of Ferniehirst (d. 1586), border chieftain and administrator  

Maureen M. Meikle

Ker, Sir Thomas, of Ferniehirst (d. 1586), border chieftain and administrator, was the second son of Sir John Ker (d. 1562), laird of Ferniehirst, and his wife, Katherine Ker of Cessford. Thomas inherited the Ferniehirst estates on his father's death in 1562 and married ...

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Maguire, Sir Hugh [Aodh Mág Uidhir], lord of Fermanagh (d. 1600), chieftain and rebel  

Mary O'Dowd

Maguire, Sir Hugh [Aodh Mág Uidhir], lord of Fermanagh (d. 1600), chieftain and rebel, was the eldest son of Cú Chonnacht Maguire, lord of Fermanagh (d. 1589), Irish chieftain, and his wife, Nuala, or Fionnghuala, daughter of Manus O'Donnell, lord of Tyrconnell...

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O'Brien, Murrough, first earl of Thomond (d. 1551), chieftain and rebel  

Christopher Maginn

O'Brien, Murrough, first earl of Thomond (d. 1551), chieftain and rebel, was the third son of Turlough Donn O'Brien (d. 1528), lord of Thomond, and Raghnailt, daughter of John MacNamara, chief of Clancullen. In 1531 Murrough became tanist to his older brother ...

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O'Connor, Brian [Bernard] (d. after 1559), chieftain and rebel  

David Finnegan

O'Connor, Brian [Bernard] (d. after 1559), chieftain and rebel, was probably born in Dangan in co. Offaly, the eldest son of Cahir O'Connor (d. 1511), chieftain, and his first wife. Cahir was chieftain of the O'Connor Faly sept or clan from 1474 to 1511. The ...

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O'Donnell, Hugh [Aodh Ó'Dónaill; known as Red Hugh, Hugh Roe, Aodh Rua], lord of Tyrconnell (1572–1602), chieftain and rebel  

John J. Silke

O'Donnell, Hugh [Aodh Ó'Dónaill; known as Red Hugh, Hugh Roe, Aodh Rua], lord of Tyrconnell (1572–1602), chieftain and rebel, was born on or about 20 October 1572, the eldest son of Sir Hugh O'Donnell, lord of Tyrconnell (b. in or before 1535, ...

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O'More, Owny MacRory [Uaithne MacRuaidhri ua Mordha] (b. in or before 1577, d. 1600), chieftain and rebel  

David Finnegan

O'More, Owny MacRory [Uaithne MacRuaidhri ua Mordha] (b. in or before 1577, d. 1600), chieftain and rebel, was born in Gallen, co. Leix (Laois), a son of Rory Oge O'More (c. 1540–1578), chieftain and rebel, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1577), daughter of ...

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O'Neill, Conn Bacach, first earl of Tyrone (c. 1482–1559), chieftain and magnate  

Christopher Maginn

O'Neill, Conn Bacach, first earl of Tyrone (c. 1482–1559), chieftain and magnate, was the youngest son of Conn More O'Neill (d. 1493), chieftain, lord of Tyrone, and his wife, Eleanor (d. 1497), daughter of Thomas Fitzgerald, seventh earl of Kildare, and his wife, ...

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O'RourkeOge, Brian [known as Brian-na-Samhthach] (c. 1569–1604), chieftain and rebel  

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O'Rourke, Sir Brian [Briain Ó Ruairc; known as Brian-na-Múrtha] (d. 1591), chieftain and rebel  

Elizabeth Schoales

O'Rourke, Sir Brian [Briain Ó Ruairc; known as Brian-na-Múrtha] (d. 1591), chieftain and rebel, was a younger son of Brian Ballagh O'Rourke (d. 1562), chieftain, and his wife, Grainne (d. 1551), daughter of Manus O'Donnell (d. 1563), chieftain. Brian Ballagh is considered to have been the last ...