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Muirchertach


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[Ir., skilled in seacraft, mariner].

Common man's name in early and medieval Ireland, cited countlessly in pedigrees and genealogies. The best-known bearer is the legendary ard rí [high king] Muirchertach mac Erca. The most common of many anglicizations are Murtaugh, Mortimer, and Monty.

Subjects: Religion.


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