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  • ID: I55581
  • Name: Reacht Righ-dearg 1
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 633 BC
  • Occupation: Killed Queen Macha
  • Cause: Killed in battle 1
  • Note:

    Was the 65th Monarch; and was called "Righ-dearg" or the red king, for having a hand in a woman's blood: having slain queen Macha of the line of Ir, and (see No. 64, on the "Roll of the Monarchs," page 60), the only woman that held the Monarchy of Ireland. He was a warlike Prince and fortunate in his undertakings.
    He went into Scotland with a powerful army to reduce to obedience the Pictish nation, then growing refractory in the payment of their yearly tribute to the Monarchs of Ireland; which having performed, he returned, and, after twenty years' reign, was slain in battle by his Heremonian successor, B.C. 633.
  • _UID: 35333152BADA40059BC178AB87DE85A6D394
  • Change Date: 21 NOV 2007



    Father: Lughaidh Lagha

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Cobthach Caomh

      Sources:
      1. Type: Book
        Periodical: Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation
        Author: John O'Hart
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