The Perry-Poole Family Tree - Person Sheet
The Perry-Poole Family Tree - Person Sheet
NameBrian Boru , High King of Ireland
Birthabt 941, Ireland
Death23 Apr 1014, Battle of Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Misc. Notes
Roots: Brian of the Tributes (Boru, Borama, or Boroimhe), King of the Dalcassians, then King of Munster, 976-1002, and finally usurped the high kingship of Ireland, 1002-1014. Killed at the Battle of Clontarf, 1014, while fighting a mixed force of Norse and Leinstermen. K&Q calls him Brian Boru, High King of Ireland from 1002-1014. According to K&Q he had another son, Teige (Terence) who died in 1023 and apparently was succeeded by his brother, Donnchad, that year. One of Teige's descendants, some 30 generations down, was Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, who married King George the VI and is the mother of Queen Elizabeth II. And, according to Roots, Dictionary of National Biography and several other sources, Brian and another wife, through a daughter Slani, were ancestors of a a distinguished Welsh line. Young: Brian Boromhe, 940-1014, king of Munster, high king of Ireland, most famous of all Irish kings.

Clan O'Brien

Note: Killed in the Battle of Clontarf. First King to unite all ofIreland. Reigned 39 years. Crowned at the Rock Of Cashel. Held Bunratty Castle, County Clare.

Note. Ireland was divided into five kingdoms: Ulster, Munster, Leinster, Connaught and Meath. Thomond was North Munster.
Spouses
Birthabt 960
Death1030
Marriageabt 982
ChildrenDonnchad (-1064)
ChildrenTerence (-1023)
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