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Cathaír Már King of Leinster [7068]


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Cathaír Már King of Leinster [7068] 24

  • Born: Leinster, Ireland
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: 153

bullet   Cause of his death was Killed at the battle of Moigh Acha, in Meath.


bullet  General Notes:

Cathaír Már - King of Ireland & Leinster 120 to 123 (descendant of Cú Chor b)
Note: sons of Cathaír Már include Dáire Barrach macCathaír Már, Fiac hu Ba hAiccid macCathaír Már, and Bressal Enechglass macCathaír Már.

Lineage of the Kings Leinster Series

Immediately after the death of Feidlimidh, monarch of Ireland, son of the great Tuathal, the kings of Ireland assembled at Tara, and Cathair
Mor, king of Leinster, was elected as the new Monarch of Ireland. To support his election, short as his reign was, we find him engaged in many bloody
wars. In the 3rd year of his reign, before he led his troops to the fatal battle of Moigh Acha, in Meath, he made his will, believing he would not survive
the days encounter. He divided his possessions amongst his 30 sons, in a Will called "The Will of Cathair More" (153 AD). His posterity formed the
principal families in Leinster. His will:

1.Ros Failgeach, from who descended the O'Connors (Faley). Given Leinster, 10 shields, swords, cups
2.Daire Barrach, ancestor of O'Gorman. Given Tuath Laighean (Fingal and Dublin). 150 spears, 50 swords, 50 gold rings, 150 cloaks, 7
military standards
3.Bresal Einechglas. 7 ships, 50 shields, 5 swords, 5 chariots and horses, and lands of River Amergin
4.Cetach. Leaves nothing so he won't be separated from his brothers
5.Fergus Luasgan. Leaves nothing but his brothers give him ample possessions
6.Ailill Cethech. Backgammon table and men for lands were of no use to him since he never attended to any study but gaming
7.Aengus Nic. Leaves nothing but his brothers give him ample possessions
8.Eochu Timine. Leaves him only his benediction and calls him a weak man
9.Comthanan (Crimthann), ancestor of Duff, of Leinster. 50 brass balls, with brass maces to play with; 10 backgammon tables, and 2 chess
10.Curigh, who was slain by Fionn MacCumhal (Finn MacCoole)

He had the following children:
1.Slectaire; had a daughter, Corcraine, who was the mother of Diarmid Ua Duibhne, and of Oscar, son of Oissin
2.Uchdelbh, a daughter, who was wife of Fionn Fothart, a son of Conn of the Hundred Battles.
11.Landabaria, a daughter who was the 3rd wife of the 110th Monarch, Conn Ceadcathach (Conn of the Hundred Battles), who succeeded Cathair
Mor in the Monarchy
12.Fiacha Baicheda (the lame), who is described below. Leaves country about Wexford, 50 large vessels of yew, 50 cups, 50 pied horses with
brass bits


Cathaír married.

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