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Death: 978 (killed in the battle of Teamhair)
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Son of Murchad mac Finn O'Fáeláin, King of Leinster
Brother of Gormflaith ingen Murchada O'Faelain and Máel Mórda mac Murchada O'Fáeláin

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About Braen

MURCHAD (-972). King of Leinster 965. The Annals of the Four Masters record that “Murchadh son of Finn king of Leinster” led an army “into Osraighe” in 965[613]. The Annals of Inisfallen record the death in 972 of "Murchad son of Finn king of Laigin”[614]. m ---. The name of Murchad´s wife is not known. Murchad & his wife had three children:

a) MAELMORDA (-killed in battle Clontarf 23 Apr 1014). King of Leinster.

b) GORMLAITH (-1030).

c) BRAEN (-killed in battle Teamhair [978/80]). The Annals of the Four Masters record the death in 973 of “Ceallach son of Domhnall, lord of Ui-Faelain” killed by “Broen son of Murchadh”[621]. The Annals of the Four Masters record that “Braen son of Murchadh royal heir of Leinster” was killed in 978 in “the battle of Teamhair”[622], the battle being dated between 978 and 980 in different sources.

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