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date: 28 February 2021

Niall mac Áeda [Niall Caille]locked

(d. 846)
  • Benjamin T. Hudson

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Niall mac Áeda [Niall Caille] (d. 846), king of Ailech and high-king of Ireland, was the son of Áed Oirdnide mac Néill (d. 819) and Medb ingen Indrechtaich. A dynast of Cenél nÉogain, Niall first appears in the records in a dynastic war in 823, when he deposed his kinsman ...

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