by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2008 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.6, updated 27 March 2008
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:
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) form:||Úna|
|Number of women found in the annals with this name:||16|
|Found in Years:||1306, 1310, 1364, 1395, 1402, 1417, 1427, 1433, 1436, 1458, 1465, 1487, 1505, 1530, 1540, 1589|
Further information about the name Úna, 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. 1306-1310) Co U1306.4 Una ingen Aedha mic Feidlimthe Co 1310.14 Una ingen Aeda meic Fedlim C M1310.4 Una inghean Aodha mic Feidhlimidh MCB2 MCB1310.9 Una inghean Aedha mic Feidhlimidh Co LC1310.8 Una, ingen Oedha mic Fhedlim (d. ?) U2 U1364.10 Una, ingin righ Lochlan [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] (d. 1395) D M1395.11 Una inghean Taidhg mic Maghnusa Uí Choncobhair ben Még Uidhir U3 U1395.7 Una, ingen Taidhg h-Ui Conchobuir, .i. ben Aedha Meg Uidhir Cl year 1395 (p. 316) The lady Owna, Daughter of Teige mcMagnus o'Connor and wife to MaGwyer [Note: 17th C translation.] (d. ?) Co 1402.8 aenmac Una ingine Tairrdelbaig h. Conchobair LC2 LC1402.7 Cu Chonnacht mac Maghnusa mic Con Chondacht .H. Raighilligh, righdamhna Breifne, ocus aen mhac Una inghine Toirrdhealbaigh .H. Chonchobair ["Cuchonnacht, son of Maghnus, son of Cuchonnacht O'Raighilligh, the royal heir of Breifne, and only son of Una, daughter of Toirdhelbhach O'Conchobhair"] D M1402.11 Una inghen Toirrdhealbhaigh Uí Concobhair (d. 1417) D M1417.10 Una inghen Domhnaill Uí Néill bean Néill óig Uí Néill (d. 1427) D M1427.8 Una inghen Aedha Meg Uidhir ben Uí Ruairc, .i. Taidhg U3 U1427.6 Una, ingen Aedha Megh Uidhir, .i. bean h-Ui Ruairc, .i. Taidhg (d. ?) D M1433.5 Una inghean Seaain Ui Raghailligh U3 U1433.1 Una, ingen t-Sheaain h-Ui Raighilligh (d. 1436) Co 1436.6 Una ingen h. Conchobair Duind ben Briain Meic Donnchada (d. 1458) U3 U1458.10 Una, ingen Tomais Meg Uidhir (d. 1465) U3 U1465.2 Ben Mic Cathmhail (.i. Eogan) [unrelated], .i. Una, ingen h-Ui Neill (.i. Enri) (d. 1487) U3 U1487.37 Una, ingen Domnaill Bain h-Ui Raighilligh, in bean do bi ag Toirrdelbach, mac Pilib Meg Uidhir (d. 1505) U3 U1505.22 Ingen Meg Samradhain, .i. Una, ben Fhailghi, mic Domnaill Bain h-Ui Raighilligh (d. 1530) U3 U1530.4 Inghen Aédha Caeích Ui Neill, .i. Una, .i. bean Taidg Buíde mhic Meg Craith, .i. mac Ruirigh, mic Diarmada, mic Marcuis Meg Craith (d. 1530) Co 1530.19 Ingen Meic an Baird .i. Una LC2 LC1530.18 Inghen Mic in Bhaird .i. Una (d. 1540) LC2 LC1540.16 Una ingen Maol Ruanaidh mic Cormaic Mic Diarmada (d. 1589) LC2 LC1589.36 Conndaois Tuamuman .i. ingen mic I Briain Aradh, ocus Una a h-ainm, dh'ec. ["The countess of Tuadh-Mumha, i.e., the daughter of Mac-I-Briain-Aradh, (and her name was Una)"] F M1589.4 Contaoís Chonntae an Cláir Una ingen Toirrdhealbhaigh mic Muircheartaigh mic Domhnaill mic Taidhcc, mic Toirrdhealbhaigh, mic Murchaidh na Raithnighe, ben Iarla Tuadhmumhan .i. Conchobhar mac Donnchaidh, mic Conchobhair, mic Toirrdhealbhaigh mic Taidhcc Uí Bhriain
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