Dalriada sentence example

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  • But Oswio and his son Ecgfrith greatly extended their territories towards the north and north-west, making themselves masters of the kingdoms of Strathclyde and Dalriada, as well as of a large part of the Pictish kingdom.
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  • Hilda exercised great influence in Northumbria, and ecclesiastics from all over Christian England and from Strathclyde and Dalriada visited her monastery.
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  • On the death of Domhnall in 911 Niall Glundubh became king of Ailech, and he then attacked and defeated the king of Dalriada at Glarryford, in County Antrim, and the king of Ulidia near Ballymena.
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  • In 711 and again in 717 we hear of further wars between the Britons and the Scots of Dalriada, the former being defeated in both years.
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  • His father Feidlimid was a member of the reigning family in Ireland and was closely allied to that of Dalriada (Argyll).
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  • In 563 he left his native land, accompanied by twelve disciples, and went on a mission to northern Britain, perhaps on the invitation of his kinsman Conall, king of Dalriada.
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  • He accompanied that prince to Ireland in 575, and took a leading part in a council held at Drumceat in Ulster, which determined once and for all the position of the ruler of Dalriada with regard to the king of Ireland.
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  • The central, southern and eastern Highlands are occupied by metamorphosed sedimentary and igneous rocks, to which has been provisionally assigned the name of Dalradian, from the old Celtic kingdom of Dalriada.
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  • DALRIADA, the name of two ancient Gaelic kingdoms, one in Ireland and the other in Scotland.
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  • Irish Dalriada was the district which now forms the northern part of county Antrim, and from which about A.D.
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  • 50o some emigrants crossed over to Scotland, and founded in Argyllshire the Scottish kingdom of Dalriada.
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  • For a time Scottish Dalriada appears to have been dependent upon Irish Dalriada, but about 575 King Aidan secured its independence.
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  • One of Aidan's successors, Kenneth, became king of the Picts about 843, and gradually the name Dalriada both in Ireland and Scotland fell into disuse.
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  • 606), king of the Scottish kingdom of Dalriada, was the son of Gabran, king of Dalriada, and became king after the death of his kinsman King Conall, when he was crowned at Iona by St Columba.
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  • He refused to allow his kingdom to remain in dependence on the Irish Dalriada, but coming into collision with his southern neighbours he led a large force against .Æ thelfrith, king of the Northumbrians, and was defeated at a place called Daegsanstane, probably in Liddesdale.
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  • Geikie for the metamorphic series of the old kingdom of Dalriada.
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  • The stronghold of Emain Macha was destroyed and the Ulstermen were driven across the Newry River into Dalriada, which was inhabited by Picts.
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  • This was Ulidia, consisting of Dalriada, Dal Fiatach, Dal Araide, including the present counties of Antrim and Down.
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  • Mongan king of Dalriada in the 7th century is stated to have passed after death into various shapes - a wolf, a stag, a salmon, a seal, a swan.
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  • In 503 a body of colonists under Fergus, son of Erc, moved from Dalriada to Argyll and effected settlements there.
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  • The Big Band ably entertained the diners at HMS Dalriada, with plenty of Dinner Jazz - nice!
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  • The inauguration stone of the Irish kings, the Lia Fail, or Stone of Destiny, fabled to have been the pillow of the patriarch Jacob on the occasion of his dream of the heavenly ladder, was said to have been presented by Murkertagh to the king of Dalriada, by whom it was conveyed to Dunstaffnage Castle in Scotland (see Scone).
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  • He refused to allow his kingdom to remain in dependence on the Irish Dalriada, but coming into collision with his southern neighbours he led a large force against .Æ thelfrith, king of the Northumbrians, and was defeated at a place called Daegsanstane, probably in Liddesdale.
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