Macmurrough sentence example
- Diarmait MacMurchada (Dermod MacMurrough), greatgrandson of Diarmait Mael-na-mBo, as king of Leinster was by descent and position much mixed up with foreigners, and generally in a state of latent if not open hostility to the high-kings of the Hy Neill and Dalcais dynasties.
- Art MacMurrough, the great hero of the Leinster Celts, practically had the best of the contest.
- But for MacMurrough and his allies the house of Lancaster might never have reigned.
- MacMurrough Kavanagh, in Irish eyes the representative of King Dermod, received an annual pension from the exchequer.
- In 1156 Dermod MacMurrough (Diarmait MacMurchada), deposed for his tyranny from the kingdom of Leinster, repaired to Henry in Aquitaine (see Early History above).Advertisement