Derbforgaill Ní Murchada
(-1193)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Diarmait Mac Murchada King of Leinster

Derbforgaill Ní Murchada

  • Partnership (1): Diarmait Mac Murchada King of Leinster in 1152
  • Died: 1193

  General Notes:

DERBFORGAILL . The Expugnatio Hibernica records that "Dermitius…Murchardi filius Langeniensium princeps" eloped with "Ororicio…Medensium rege…uxor ipsius Omachlachelini filia" [in 1152]. The Annals of Tigernach (Continuation) record that "Diarmait Mac Murchada king of Leinster forcibly carried off out of Meath the wife of Húa Ruairc…Derb-forgaill daughter of Murchad with her wealth" in 1152, adding in a later passage that she "came again to Húa Ruairc by flight from Leinster" in 1153.

m TIERNAN O'Rourke King of Breifny, son of ---.

Mistress (1152) of DIARMAIT King of Leinster, son of ENNA King of Leinster & his wife --- (-Fermanagh 1 May 1171). 1


Derbforgaill had a relationship with Diarmait Mac Murchada King of Leinster, son of Énna Mac Murchada King of Leinster and Unknown, in 1152. (Diarmait Mac Murchada King of Leinster died on 1 May 1171 1 and was buried in Cathedral Church of St. Edan, Fearna Mór Maedhóg (Ferns), Wexford, Leinster, IE.)


Sources


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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