How to use Aed in a sentence
After several short reigns the throne was occupied by Aed's son Domnall (627-641).
No wonder; then, that Aed determined to banish them from Ireland.
Aed, son of Ainmire (572-598) of the northern Hy Neill, figures prominently in the story of St Columba.
Aed lost his life in endeavouring to exact the boroma tribute from Brandub, king of Leinster, who defeated him at Dunbolg in 598.
The story goes that the ardri Aed Oirdnigthe (797-819) made a hostile incursion into Leinster and forced the primate of Armagh and all his clergy to attend him.Advertisement
This brave ruler gained a number of victories over the Norsemen, but in true Irish fashion they were never followed up. Although his successor Aed Finnliath (863-879) gave his daughter in marriage to Amlaib, no better relations were established.