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╔nna Mac Murchada King of Leinster
(-1126)
Muirchertach Ua T˙athail
Cacht NÝ Morda
Diarmait Mac Murchada King of Leinster
(-1171)
Mˇr NÝ T˙athail
(1114-1191)
Aoife NÝ Diarmait Countess of Strigoil
(-After 1189)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Richard de Clare 2nd Earl of Pembroke

Aoife NÝ Diarmait Countess of Strigoil 2

  • Marriage (1): Richard de Clare 2nd Earl of Pembroke about 26 Aug 1171 in Waterford, Munster, IE 1
  • Died: After 1189 3

   Other names for Aoife were Aoife MacMurrough and Eva of Leinster.3

  General Notes:

AOIFE [Eva] (-after 1189). The Annales CambriŠ record that "Ricardus comes de Striguil" invaded Ireland in 1171 and married "filiam Diermit regis". The Expugnatio Hibernica records the marriage of "filiaůDermitii, Eva" and Earl Richard. She was styled Countess of Ireland in 1185, but Countess of Strigoil in 1186.

m (Waterford [26 Aug 1171]) RICHARD de Clare "Strongbow" Earl of Pembroke, son of GILBERT de Clare "Strongbow" Earl of Pembroke & his wife Isabel de Beaumont ([1130]-Dublin 20 Apr 1176, bur Dublin, Holy Trinity). In [1168] he promised Dermot King of Leinster to help him recover his kingdom in return for the hand of his daughter and eventual succession to the crown. He landed near Waterford 23 Aug 1170, and marched to Dublin. He acceded to the demand of King Henry II to surrender his Irish conquests to him and was granted Leinster in fee.


Aoife married Richard de Clare 2nd Earl of Pembroke, son of Gilbert de Clare 1st Earl of Pembroke and Isabelle de Beaumont, about 26 Aug 1171 in Waterford, Munster, IE.1 (Richard de Clare 2nd Earl of Pembroke was born about 1130 1 and died on 20 Apr 1176 in Dublin, Leinster, IE 1.)


Sources


1 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, David Faris, <i>Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992), 66-26.

2 Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, <i>Magna Carta Sureties 1215: the Barons Named in the Magna Carta, 1215 and Some of their Descendants who Settled in America during the Early Colonial Years</i> (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999), 145-1.

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

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