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date: 21 October 2019

Áed Oirdnide mac Néilllocked

(d. 819)
  • T. M. Charles-Edwards

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Áed Oirdnide mac Néill (d. 819), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Niall Frossach (d. 778); he was king of Cenél nÉogain and subsequently the last king of Tara (high-king) before the viking attacks began to accelerate. In his rule can be seen a further development of the military power of the ...

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