Gille Coemgáin mac Cináeda

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Gille Coemgáin mac Cináeda

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland or Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Kenneth III mac Duibh, King of Scots and NN, Queen of Scots
Husband of N.N.
Father of Son of Gille Coemgáin
Brother of Boedhe mac Cináeda and Giric II mac Cináeda, King of Scots

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About Gille Coemgáin mac Cináeda

Gille Coemgáin

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SCOTLAND.htm

2. GILLACOMGAIN (-killed in battle 999 ASSumption). His parentage is confirmed by the Annals of Ulster which record that "Cathal son of Amalgaid, king of Western Laigin, and his wife, the daughter of the son of Gilla Caemgein son of Cinaed, and his hound were killed at the same time by the son of Cellach son of Dúnchad"[189].

Annals of the Four Masters M998.14

Dunghal, son of Cinaedh, was slain by Gillacaeimhghin, son of Cinaedh. http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T100005B/index.html (This terse account does not make clear whether this was fratricide or cousin-cide.)

No actual record exists for Gille Coemgain's death, but if older than Giric he was certainly dead by 1005.

m ---. The name of Gillacomgain's wife is not known. Gillacomgain & his wife had one [known] child:

a) son . His parentage is confirmed by the Annals of Ulster which record that "Cathal son of Amalgaid, king of Western Laigin, and his wife, the daughter of the son of Gilla Caemgein son of Cinaed, and his hound were killed at the same time by the son of Cellach son of Dúnchad"[190].

m ---. The name of this son's wife is not known. He & his wife had one child:

i) daughter (-murdered 1035). The Annals of Ulster record that "Cathal son of Amalgaid, king of Western Laigin, and his wife, the daughter of the son of Gilla Caemgein son of Cinaed, and his hound were killed at the same time by the son of Cellach son of Dúnchad"[191]. m CATHAL King of Western Leinster, son of AMALGAID & his wife --- (-murdered 1035).

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