by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2009 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.10, updated 21 June 2009
What we know as a set of Irish Annals are manuscripts that were each compiled during a particular time period, usually using older material as sources. For example, when the Annals of the Four Masters were written from 1632 to 1636, they covered events that occurred centuries and millenia before (including legendary history). So, when an entry in this set of annals refers to a person who lived in the year 738, the spelling used for that person's name is very likely not using the spelling that would have been used in 738.
Standard forms of this name (based on spelling systems of different periods) would be:
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) form:||Mór|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) form:||Mór|
|Number of women found in the annals with this name:||41|
|Found in Years:||916, 917, 918, 980, 985, 986, 991, 992, 1053, 1086, 1088, 1114, 1122, 1127-1134, 1137, 1167, 1190, 1196, 1201, 1217, 1222, 1242, 1249, 1252, 1289, 1293, 1317, 1320, 1353, 1356, 1373, 1378, 1383, 1405, 1420, 1421, 1439, 1449, 1452, 1464, 1490, 1501, 1516, 1524, 1527, 1547, 1548, 1569, 1581, 1592, 1599|
Further information about the name Mór, may be found in:
The Sources page lists the Annals referenced below. Information about secondary sources is included on that page as well.
In the table below, I have separated individuals with a blank line. That is, when there are multiple entries in the annals that refer to a single person, those entries are grouped together.
Within the list of entries refering to a single person, I have sorted the entries primarily by orthography when it is obvious that what I am seeing is the same entry showing up in multiple annals. The entries that tend to use older spellings are listed first.
NOTE: The Annals referenced below under the code letters A, B, C, E, & F tend to use later spellings than the other Annals. In some cases, the spellings listed in these Annals may not be appropriate for the year referenced in the Annal entry.
In some Gaelic scripts, there is a character that looks approximately like a lowercase f,
but without the crossbar. This character (represented by an underscored Medieval Scotland | Medieval Names Archive | Index of Names in Irish Annals Kathleen M. O'Brien's articles are hosted by Medieval Scotland, which is published by Sharon L. Krossa (contact). Shopping online? How you can support this site.
Annals Entry Context Citation (formatting preserved) (d. 916-918) B M916.9 Mór, inghen Cearbhaill, mic Dunghaile, bain-tighearna Laighen Deasgabhair CS CS918 Mór ingen Cearbaill meic Dungaile rigan Laigen Desgabar Cl year 917 (p. 146) More daughter of Kervell mcDongaille died penitently. She was Queen of Leinster. [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. 980-986) T T986.1 MoR ingen Dondchodha maic Cellaig, banrighan Erenn B M985.5 Mór, inghen Donnchadha, mic Ceallaigh, bainioghain Ereann CS CS986 Mor ingen Donnchada meic Ceallaigh banrigan hErenn Cl year 980 (p. 160) More daughter of Donnog mcKeally Queen of Ireland [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. 991-992) T T992.3 Mór ingen Taidg maic Cathail maic Concobair, rigan Erenn B M991.8 Mór, inghen Taidhg an Tuir, mic Cathail, bainríoghan Ereann ["Mor, daughter of Tadhg of the Tower, son of Cathal, Queen of Ireland"] CS CS992 Mór ingen Taidg meic Cathad meic Concubair righan Erenn (d. ?) B M1053.12 Móir inghen Conghalaigh Ui Conchobhair [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] B M1053.12 Moire, inghine Congalaigh Uí Chonchobhair [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] (d. 1086-1088) T T1088.3 Mor ingen Tairrddelbaig h-úi Briain, ben Ruaidri h-Úi Choncobair B M1088.6 Mór, inghen Toirrdhealbhaigh uí Bhriain, ben rí Connacht B M1088.6 Mor inghen mic Taidhg atuaidh CS CS1088 Mor ingen Tairdealbaigh h. Briain ben Ruaidri h. Concupair Cl year 1086 (p. 183) Lady More daughter of king Terlaugh and Queen of Connaught, wife of Rory o'Connor [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. 1114) T T1114.9 Mor ingen Ruaidhri (d. 1122) U U1122.4 Mor ingen Domnaill H. Lochlainn ben Tarrdhealbaigh H. Concobuir I I1122.9 Mór ingen mc. Mc. Loclaind LC LC1122.4 Mór, ingen Domnaill Mhég Lachlainn, ben Toirrdhelbaigh h-I Concobair CCC [1127-1134] Section 29 Mor ingen Aedha meic Eachach CCC [1127-1134] Section 90 Mor ingen Aedha meic Echach CCC [1127-1134] Section 93 Mor ingen Aedha meic Echach CCC [1127-1134] Section 94 Mor ingen Aedha meic Echach CCC [1127-1134] Section 93 bean Tora meic Thuirgheis .i. Mor ingen Donnchada (d. 1137) T T1137.2 Mor, ingen Murchadha h-Úi Briain, ben Murchadha h-Úi Mael Sechlainn CT 1137 Mór ingen Murchertaich u Briain B M1137.13 Mór, inghen Muirchertaigh Uí Bhriain, ben Mhurchadha Uí Mhaoileachlainn LC LC1137.7 Mór inghen Muirchertaigh h-I Briain, ben Murchada h-I Maoilt Seclainn, aird ríghan Erenn Cl year 1137 (p. 196) More, daughter of King Mortaugh o'Bryan, and wife to Morrogh o'Melaughlin and Queen of Meath [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. 1167) T T1167.3 R Mor ingen Domnaill Ua-Concobair Failgi, abatísa Chilli Dara B M1167.4 R Mór inghen Domhnaill Uí Choncobhair Fhailgigh, banabb Cille Dara MCB1 MCB1167.7 R ingean h- Concubuir (d. 1190) CT 1190 Mor ingen Tairdaelbaich u Conchubuir C M1190.3 Mor inghean Toirrdhealbhaigh Ui Concobhair LC LC1190.3 Mór, ingen Toirrdhelbaigh h-I Conchobair (d. 1196) I I1196.4 ingen U Brúadair, .i. Mór ["the daughter of Ua Bruadair, namely Mór"] (d. 1201) I I1201.2 Mór ingean Taidg U Briain, rígan Muman (d. 1217-1218) U2 U1218.5 Mor, inghen h-Ui Briain, bean Chathail Croibhderg C M1217.3 Mor inghen Uí Bhriain, .i. Dhomhnaill ben Cathail Croibhdheircc MCB1 MCB1217.1 Mor inghean I Briain, bean Cathail Crobhdheirg Í Concubuir LC LC1218.6 Mor, inghen Domnaill h-I Briain, ben Cathail Croibh Derc h-I Conchobhair, oen righan Connacht Cl year 1217 (p. 229) More, o'Bryens daughter, Cahall Croudarg o'Connors wife [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. 1222) U2 U1222.4 Mor, ingen h-Ui Bhuigill, bean Amlaibh h-Ui Bheollan C M1222.7 Mor inghean Ui Bhaoighill ben Amhlaibh Uí Beolláin LC LC1222.4 Mor, inghion h-I Baoidhill, ben Amlaoibh h-I Beollain (d. 1242) Co 1242.3 Mor ingen Donnchada h. Fergail LC LC1242.2 Mór, ingen Donnchada h-I Ferghail (d. 1249) Co 1249.17 Mor ingen Donchada h. Dubda ben an Gilla Munelaig h. Baigill C M1249.5 Mór ingen Donncaidh Uí Dubhda ben an Giollu Muinelaigh Ui Baoighill LC LC1249.20 Mor ingen Donnchadha h-I Dubhda, ben in ghilla mhuinélaigh h-I Bhaoighill (d. 1252) I I1252.4 Mor ingeanConcubhair meic Thoirdhealbhaigh I Bhriain, .i. bean Cormaic Me Charrthaigh (d. 1289-1293) U2 U1289.9 Mór ingen Feidhlimthe h-Ui Conchobuir Co 1293.8 Mor ingen Fedlimid h. Conchobair C M1293.8 Mor ingen Feidlimidh Ui Concobhair LC LC1293.5 Mor, ingen Fhelimm h-I Conchobair (d. 1317-1320) U2 U1317.2 Mor ingen Ui Baighill, ben h-Ui Fergail Co 1320.5 Mor ingen h. Baigill ben h. Fergail C M1320.5 Mor inghean Uí Baoighill ben Uí Ferghail LC LC1320.4 Mor, inghen .H. Baigill, ben .H. Fergail Cl year 1320 (p. 283) More Daughter of o'Boylle and wife to o'fferall [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. 1353-1356) U2 U1353.1 Mor, ingen Ui Concobuir, ben Ui Ferghail Co 1356.7 Mor ingen h. Conchobair ben h. Fergail LC2 LC1356.6 Mor, inghean .H. Conchobair, ben .H. Fergail C M1356.8 Mór inghen Uí Concobhair [unrelated], ben Uí Fherghail (d. 1373-1378) U2 U1373.1 Mor, ingen Uí Ferghail, ben Diarmata Meg Raghnaill, idon, taisech Muinnteri h-Eoluis D M1378.2 Mór inghean Uí Feargail ben Mé Raghnaill .i. Diarmaid (d. 1383) D M1383.9 Mor inghen Murchadha Uí Madadhain bean Meic Uilliam Cloinne Riocaird (.i. Riocard) Cl year 1383 (p. 308) The Ladyes More, Daughter of Murrogh o'Madden and wife of mcWilliam Burk of Clann Rickard, and... [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. 1405) Co 1405.18 Mor ingen meic Gafraid h. Raigillig LC2 LC1405.17 Mor, inghean mic Goffraidh .H. Raighilligh (d. 1420) Co 1420.13 Mor ingen h. Durnin uxur Tomaltaig h. Birn (d. 1421) D M1421.8 Mór inghen Briain Uí Bhriain bean Aater A Búrc, & Búrc, & do baoí ina mhnaoí ag Tadhg Ua Chearbhaill én-ben do b-fearr aithne & oineach, ciall & crabhadh do bhaoi in aon- aimsir ria i l-Leth Mogha d'écc. Mór Mumhan na Muimneach at-berthí fria. ["More, the daughter of Brian O'Brien, and wife of Walter Burke, and who had been married to Teige O'Carroll, the most distinguished woman in her time, in Leath Mogha, for knowledge, hospitality, good sense, and piety, died. She was usually called Mor-Mumhan-na-Muimhneach."] U3 U1421.7 Mor, ingen Briain h-Ui Briain, .i. ingen righ Tuadhmuman, ben Baiter A Burc & do bi 'na mnai ag Tadhg h-Ua Cerbhaill ["Mor, daughter of Brian Ua Briain, namely, daughter of the king of Thomond, wife of Walter de Burgh, and who had been the wife of Tadhg Ua Cerbhaill"] (d. 1439) D M1439.8 Mór inghen Aedha mec Samradain ben mic Briain Mec Maghnusa U3 U1439.3 Mor, ingen Aedha Meg Samradhain, .i. ben mic Briain Mic Maghnusa (d. 1449) D M1449.4 Mór inghen Aodha mic Pilib na Tuaighe Még Uidhir ben Airt mic Eoghain Uí Néill U3 U1449.5 Mor, ingen Aedha, mic Pilib na Tuaidhe Mheg Uidhir, .i. ben Airt, mic Eogain h-Ui Neill (d. 1452) D M1452.7 Mór inghean Uí Concobhair Failge ben Mec Uilliam Cloinne Ricaird (d. 1464) Co 1464.14 Mor ingen tSemais h. Cendetig ben Mec Eochacan D M1464.5 Mor inghean t-Sémais Ui Cheinneidigh ben Még Eochaccain (d. 1490) U3 U1490.25 Ben h-Ui Ruairc, .i. Mor, ingen Eogain h-Ui Neill (d. 1501) U3 U1501.8 Ingen Mic Mhaghnusa [unrelated], .i. Mór, ingen Cathail Oig, mic Cathail Mhoir Mic Maghnusa, .i. ben h-Ui Fhialain, .i. Fherghail E M1516.10 Mór inghen Donnchaidh mic Briain Duibh ben an t-Seain-sin (d. 1524) Co 1524.19 Inghen h. Briain .i. Mor inghen Toirrdelbaig meic Taidc h. Briain ben Donnchada meic Mathamna h. Briain LC2 LC1524.14 Inghen h-I Bhríain .i. Mór ingen Toirrdhealbaigh mic Taidhg h-I Bhríain, ben Donnchada mic Mhathghamna h-I Bhríain E M1524.14 Mor inghean I Briain (.i. Toirrdhealbhach mac Taidhcc) bean Donnchaidh mic Mathghamhna I Briain, ben tighe aoidhedh coitchinn U3 U1524.13 Inghen Ui Briain, .i. Mór, ingen Toirrdelbaigh, mic Taidg, ben tánusti Tuadmumain (d. 1527) Co 1527.20 Mor ingen Maoilsechlainn Meic Cába uxor h. Aínligi LC2 LC1527.19 Mor ingen Mhaoilechlainn Mhic Cápa, uxor h-I Ainlighe (d. 1547-1548) LC2 LC1548.4 Mor ingen Maol Ruanaid meic Seain I Cerbhaill E M1547.2 Mór inghen Uí Cerbhaill (d. 1569) E M1569.4 Mór Phécach inghen Bhriain, mic Taidhcc, mic Toirrdhealbhaigh, mic Briain Catha an Aonaigh Uí Bhriain ben Uí Seachnasaicch .i. Diarmaid mac Uilliam mic Seain Buidhe ben dearsccaighthe ar deilbh (d. 1592) F M1592.5 Mór inghen Donnchaidh, mic Seain, mic Maol Ruanaidh na Fésóicce mic Taidhcc Uí Cerbhaill, ben Mheic Uí Bhriain Ara (d. ?) LC2 LC1581.11 Moire ingine I Ruairc [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] (d. 1599) F M1599.10 Mór inghen Domhnaill mic Concobhair, mic Toirrdhealbhaigh Uí Briain
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