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date: 30 October 2020

Donnchad Donn mac Flainnlocked

(d. 944)
  • Charles Doherty


Donnchad Donn mac Flainn (d. 944), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Flann Sinna, high-king of Ireland (d. 916), and of Gormlaith, daughter of Flann mac Conaing (d. 868), king of all Brega (Knowth dynasty); the epithet Donn may be translated as ‘the Brown-Haired’. A member of the ...

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