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Flaithius


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Niall Noígiallach (c. 377—452) high-king of Ireland

 

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[Ir. flaith, sovereign, lord].

Name given to the loathly lady Sovereignty goddess who prophesies to Niall Noígiallach [of the Nine Hostages] that he will be a great king. Folk motif D732.

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