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Olaf Sihtricson, Danish King of Dublin & Northunberland

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THE VIKING LINEAGE

Cynan ap Iago,

Prince of North Wales

born at of Aberffraw, Anglesey, Wales

d. circa 1060

 

He married

Ragnhildr of Dublin b. circa 1025

 

Daughter of

Olaf, Sihtricson

by names (in sagas) Olaf the Red or Olaf Cuaran, Olaf also spelled Anlaf , king of the Danish kingdoms of Northumbria and of Dublin.

d. c 980 Iona

 

whos father was

Sitric 'of the Silken Beard',

Norse King of Dublind.

 

And his father was

Olaf Kvaaran, King of York,

Dublin d. 981

 

His father was

Sithric I "Caoch", King of Dublin, Northumberland

d.927

 

He married

Eadgyth of England

on 30 January 926.

 

Daughter of

Edward 'the Elder', King of Wessex

b. 870, d. July 924

and his first wife

Ecgwina

THE IRISH LINEAGE

 

Dúnlaing mac Muiredaig 

died 1014

King of Leinster 

 

He was a King of Leinster of the Uí Muiredaig sept of the Uí Dúnlainge branch of the Laigin. This sept had their royal seat at Maistiu (Mullaghmast) in South Kildare. He was the son of Muiredach mac Brain (died 818), a previous king.

He ruled from 863 to 869.

 

His daughter

Maelcorcre of Leinster

Married

 Olaf Sihtricson, King of Dublin

who was son of

Sitric 'of the Silken Beard',

Norse King of Dublin

and

Slani of Ireland

Sláine ingen Briain was the daughter of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland, and wife of Sigtrygg Silkbeard, King of Dublin.

 Sláine was married to Sigtrygg after his defeat at Glen Máma in 999 to unite Dublin and Munster forces following a failed rebellion by Sigtrygg and others

 

Her father was

Brian Boroimhe (Boru),

High King of Ireland 

King of Munster

 Uí BRIAN CLAN ( O Brien)

Brian Boroimhe (Boru)

 Uí MUIREDAIG CLAN ( O Toole)

Kinships : Ui Dunelaige Dynasty

      Uí Fáeláin Clan ( O Brien )

 

Dúnlaing mac Muiredaig 

died 1014

King of Leinster 

 

His father

Tuathal, ( O Toole)

King of Leinster, Liffe

d.956

His father

Olliol,

King of Leinster

d.869

His father

Dunlaing,

32nd King of Leinster

d.869

His father

Muredac,

King of Leinster

d.818

His father

Bran,

King of Leinster

d.780

His father

Muredac,

King of Leinster

d.755

His father

Morogh (Murcha),

16th King of Leinster.

d726

His father

Bran Muit,

14th King of Munster

d.689

His father

Conal of Leinster

His father

Faolan,

King of Leinster

d.663

He married

Huaisle of Meath

Her father was

Suibhneach,

8th King of Meath

Faolan's father was

Colman Mor,

King of Leinster

d.576

His father

Caibre,

King of Leinster

d.546

His father

Cormac,

King of Leinster

d.567

His father

Oilliol,

5th King of Leinster

d.526

His father

Muireadach

His Father

Dunlong

His father

Enna Niadh

His father

Breasal Bealach,

2nd King of Leinster

His father

Fiacha Baicheda

d220

His father

Cathair Mor,

109th Monarch of Ireland

d123

 

His father

 Feidhlimidh Fiorurghlas,

 a descendant of 

Conchobar Abradruad

 ("red eyelashes")

He was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, a High King of Ireland. He succeeded to the throne after the death of Lugaid Riab nDerg, and ruled for a year, at the end of which he was killed by Lugaid's son Crimthann Nia Náir.

The Lebor Gabála Érenn synchronises his reign with that of the Roman emperor Vespasian 

(AD 69–79).

The chronology of Geoffrey Keating's 

'Foras Feasa ar Éirinn '

dates his reign to 13–12 BC,that of the Annals of the Four Masters to 9–8 BC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conchobar Abradruad

Was the son of

Find File,

 

son of

Ros Ruad,

 

son of

Ferhus Fairgge,

 

son of 

Nuadu Necht, of the Laigin,

son of

Sétna Sithbac

a descendant of Crimthann Coscrach, of the Laigin, was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, a High King of Ireland whom came to power after killing his predecessor, Eterscél, and ruled for six months, at the end of which he was killed by Eterscél's son Conaire Mór.

The Lebor Gabála Érenn synchronises his reign with that of the Roman emperor Augustus

 (27 BC – AD 14)

 

Early Irish Kings Dress
The 'jewellery'; rings, bracelets, torch,brooch, and long cloak of tartan and his elaborate sword denotes upper status.

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