Finn mac Máel Mórda rígdamna of Laigin
Murchad mac Finn Rí Laigin
(Bef 923-972)
Gormliath ingen Murchada Of Naas
(Abt 965-1030)


Family Links

1. Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig King Of Dalrieda

2. Amlaíb Cuarán

Gormliath ingen Murchada Of Naas

  • Born: Abt 965
  • Marriage (1): Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig King Of Dalrieda
  • Marriage (2): Amlaíb Cuarán 160
  • Died: 1030 about age 65

bullet   Another name for Gormliath was Gormflaith of Leinster.

bullet  General Notes:

~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 239:1-2, Slani, daughter of Brian Boru, married Sihtric of the Silken Beard, King of Dublin, son of Óláfr Kváran, King of York and Dublin by his wife Gormflaith, daughter of Murchad, King of Leinster and wife of Brian & stepmother of Slani. Sihtric went on pilgrimage to Rome 1028, and died 1042. 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Gormlaith . 1099
Gormlaith, daughter of Murchad, King of Leinster, is recorded as dying in 1030 in the Annals of Tienach. In the Annals of Tienach, she is also given as the daughter of Murchad, son of Fland and mother of Sitric son of Olaf and Donnchad son of Brian, king of Munster. The Annals of Masters also record her death in 1030 as "Gormlaith daughter of Murchadh son of Finn, mother of the king of the foreigners Sitric, Donnchads son of Brian King of Munster, and Conchobhar son of Maeleachlainn king of Temhair."

Gormlaith married three time. First, she was the third wife of Olav Sihtricsson, King of Dublin, son of Sihtric, King of York. Second, she was the the second wife of Brian Boroma, son of Ceinnéitig. Third, she was the wife of Maelschnaill, King of Ireland, son of Domnall.

Sources Cited: Annals of Tigernach II, p. 263, Annals of the Four Masters 1030.21, p. 821

Gormliath married Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig King Of Dalrieda, son of Cennétig mac Lorcáin king of Thomond and Be Bind ingen Urchada. (Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig King Of Dalrieda was born in 941 in Dalrienda, Ireland and died on 23 Apr 1014 in Battle Of Weir, Of Clontare, Ireland 160.)

Gormliath next married Amlaíb Cuarán.160 (Amlaíb Cuarán was born about 890 and died in 981 in Ireland.)

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