Eoghin Gillemicheal MacDuff, Abbot of Abernethy

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Eoghin Gillemicheal MacDuff, Abbot of Abernethy

Also Known As: "Aedh", "Hugh"
Birthdate: (31)
Birthplace: Abernethy, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: circa 1160 (23-39)
Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of N.N.
Father of Hugh (Eochin) MacHugh MacDuff,II of Abernethy (Fife); Orm MacDuff of Abernethy (Fife), Lay Abbot of Abernethy and Duncan Beg MacHugh
Brother of Shaw "Mac-in-Toisich" MacDuff, 1st Chief
Half brother of Hugh (Aed?), Lay Abbot of Abernethy; Duncan MacDuff and Ete ingen Gillemichael

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About Eoghin Gillemicheal MacDuff, Abbot of Abernethy

The use of "Eoghan" for "Aed" is controversial - it is not an intermediary transition from Aed to Hugh, but a completely different name.

Aed (Aedh, Aodh, mutant forms Edh, Heth) is Middle Irish for "fire".

Eoghan is Middle Irish for "born of the yew tree" and is NOT, despite superficial similarity, the same as the Latin Eugenius, "well-born".

Hugh is Norman-French, from Germanic hug, "heart, mind, spirit", and how it came to be a replacement for "Aed", unless by way of "Heth" and based on similar look alone, is utterly unclear.


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Eoghin Gillemicheal MacDuff, Abbot of Abernethy's Timeline

1129
1129
Abernethy, Fifeshire, Scotland
1148
1148
Age 19
Scotland
1155
1155
Age 26
Abernethy, Fifeshire, Scotland
1160
1160
Age 31
Scotland
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