Gille Adoman Gilleson, I (c.976 - 1076)

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Birthplace: Of, , Orkney, Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland
Managed by: Tuula Hannele Helikallio (Nordlund/Helikallio)
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About Gille Adoman Gilleson, I

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While there are often only four officially recognized Lords of the Isles, the history of this reign actually stretches back another 7 generations to one Gilledomnan (or Gille Adomnan) who was married to the heiress of Godfrey McFergus, Lord of the Hebrides who died in 853 AD

The McFergus branch of the old royal family had stayed in the Western Isles of Scotland to do battle with the invading Vikings who had begun attacking the Western Isles in 793 A. D.

Gilledomnan took refuge in Ireland to seek military support. While there, his daughter married Harold Gillis, King of Norway in an attempt to bring peace. His son, Gillebride, returned to the coast of Scotland and took shelter in caves near Dunadd (the old center

of Dalriadic rule) from which he fought the Vikings. He married a Viking woman and they had a son, Somerled, who was to become one of Scotland's greatest heroes and the progenitor of the Clan Donald and the Lords of the Isles, as well as other Highland

Clans.

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Gille Adoman Gilleson's Timeline

976
976
Of, , Orkney, Scotland
1003
1003
Age 27
Islands,,Orkney,Scotland
1010
1010
Age 34
Scotland
1029
1029
Age 53
Scotland
1076
1076
Age 100
Scotland
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