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Kings of Dál nAraidi

The Kings of Dál nAraidi were rulers of one of the main kingdoms of Ulster and competed with the Dál Fiatach for the overlordship of Ulaid.

The dynasty resided at Ráith Mór, east of Antrim in the Mag Line area and emerged as the dominant group among the Cruthin of Ulaid. In the sixth and seventh centuries the Cruthin were a loose confederation of petty states with the Dal nAraidi emerging as the dominant group in the 8th century.[1]

Kings of Dál nAraidi and Cruthin

The later rulers of the Dál nAraidi adopted the dynastic surname Ua Loingsig (Ó Loingsigh), anglicized Lynch.[2]

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References

  • Annals of Tigernach
  • Annals of the Four Masters
  • Annals of Ulster
  • Francis J.Byrne, Irish Kings and High-Kings
  • Book of Leinster
  • Laud Synchronisms
  • The Laud Genealogies and Tribal Histories, ed. Kuno Meyer
  • The Chronology of the Irish Annals, Daniel P. McCarthy
  • Genealogies from Rawlinson B 502, compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin
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