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  • ID: I29532
  • Name: Con Bacach O?Neill
  • Suffix: 1st Earl of Tyrone 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1484
  • Death: BEF 16 JUL 1559 in Dublin
  • Occupation: King of Ulster, 1st Earl of Tyrone
  • Note: 2 3

    Conn O'Neill, 1st Earl of Tyrone (c. 1480 - 1559), surnamed Bacach (the Lame), grandson of Henry O'Neill, the King of Ulster. [I make him great grandson.]
    Was related through his mother to Gerald FitzGerald, 9th Earl of Kildare. [Who was also his brother in law.]
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    Conn Bacach ("the Lame"), King of Ulster 1519 - 1542 and 1st Earl of Tyrone 1542 - 1559, was the son of Art Og and his second wife. After long wars he was compelled to submit to King Henry VIII'S authority. His kingdom of Tir Eoghan was converted into the earldom of Tyrone (1542). Conn died seeking refuge from his eldest legitimate son Shane "the Proud" in 1559. He married 1st: his cousin Lady Alice Fitzgerald, daughter of Gerald, 8th earl of Kildare, KG, Lord Deputy of Ireland; 2nd: Mary, daughter of Aedh Buidhe O'Neill, Chief / Prince of Clannaboy; 3rd: Mary, daughter of Sir Alexander "mac Randall Buy" McDonnell of Dunluce.
    (Note: "Buy" is the same as "Boy" or "Buidhe" = "the yellow haired
  • _UID: 5A8FD13AE2084959B9CABA40A0BF55C0715D
  • Change Date: 20 APR 2006



    Father: Art Og ?the Young? O?Neill b: 1470
    Mother: 2nd wife of Art Oge 0?Neill

    Marriage 1 Alice Fitzgerald
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Felim Coach O?Neill

    Marriage 2 Mary O?Neill
    • Married: BEF 1530

    Marriage 3 Alison Mrs O?Kelly
      Children
      1. Has Children Ferdoragh or Mathew O?Neill

      Marriage 4 Mistress Of Con Bacach O?Neill
      • Married:
      Children
      1. Has Children Mary O?Neill

      Sources:
      1. Type: Gedcom File
        URL: http://wc.rootsweb.com/~maclaren
      2. Type: Web Site
        Title: Wikepedia
        URL: http://en.wikipedia.org
      3. Text: The Genealogy of the Royal Family O'Neill
        http://mlloyd.org/gen/macomb/text/kennedy/roygen3.htm
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