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Adolphus Frederick, Prince, first duke of Cambridge (1774–1850), viceroy of Hanover, army officer, and son of George III

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 (d. 743), high-king of Ireland

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 728 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] (d. 879), high-king of Ireland

Benjamin T. Hudson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 820 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 (d. 819), high-king of Ireland

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 1188 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 (d. 604), joint high-king of Ireland

Philip Irwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 902 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] (d. 612), high-king of Ireland

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 711 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 (d. c. 482), high-king of Ireland

Philip Irwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History. 513 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 (1711–1786), daughter of George II

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 (1665–1714), queen of Great Britain and Ireland

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. 24563 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] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I

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). 8752 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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