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Adolphus Frederick, Prince, first duke of Cambridge

Alan Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1432 words.

Adolphus Frederick, Prince, first duke of Cambridge (1774–1850), viceroy of Hanover, army officer, and son of George III, was born at the Queen's Palace (now Buckingham Palace), St James's...

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Áed Allán mac Fergaile

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 724 words.

Áed Allán mac Fergaile (d. 743), high-king of Ireland, perhaps ruled Cenél nÉogain from the death of his father, Fergal mac Máele Dúin, in 722 until his own death in 743; he was high-king...

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Áed mac Néill [Áed Findliath mac Néill]

Benjamin T. Hudson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 818 words.

Áed mac Néill [Áed Findliath mac Néill] (d. 879), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Niall mac Áeda (d. 846), king of Ailech and high-king of Ireland, and Gormflaith (d. 861), daughter of...

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Áed Oirdnide mac Néill

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 1177 words.

Áed Oirdnide mac Néill (d. 819), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Niall Frossach (d. 778); he was king of Cenél nÉogain and subsequently the last king of Tara (high-king) before the...

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Áed Sláine mac Diarmata

Philip Irwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 895 words.

Áed Sláine mac Diarmata (d. 604), joint high-king of Ireland, was the son of Diarmait mac Cerbaill (d. 565), high-king of Ireland, and of Mugain, daughter of Conchrad (or Conrí) mac Duach....

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Áed Uaridnach mac Domnaill [Áed Allán mac Domnaill]

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 703 words.

Áed Uaridnach mac Domnaill [Áed Allán mac Domnaill] (d. 612), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Domnall mac Muirchertaig; his mother is said to have been Bríg, daughter of Archa (or...

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Ailill Molt

Philip Irwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 510 words.

Ailill Molt (d. c. 482), high-king of Ireland, was one of the five or more sons of Nath Í mac Fiachrach (d. 445?), ancestor of many of the Uí Fhiachrach kings of Connacht. His...

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Amelia [Emily], Princess

E. H. Chalus.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3228 words.

Amelia [Emily], Princess (1711–1786), daughter of George II, was born on 30 May/10 June 1711 at the palace of Herrenhausen in Hanover, Germany, the summer residence of her grandfather,...

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Anne

Edward Gregg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Scottish History. 24268 words.

Anne (1665–1714), queen of Great Britain and Ireland, was born at St James's Palace, Westminster, on 6 February 1665. She was the fourth child and second daughter of James, duke of York...

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Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark]

Maureen M. Meikle and Helen Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Scottish History; European History; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 8650 words.

Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I, was born on 12 December 1574 at Skanderborg Castle in Jutland, Denmark. She was...

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