by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2007 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.0, updated 23 February 2007
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:
|Oghamic Irish (pre-700) nominative form:||Baidagnas|
|Oghamic Irish (pre-700) genitive form:||Baidagni|
|Old Irish Gaelic (c700-c900) nominative form:||Báetán|
|Old Irish Gaelic (c700-c900) genitive form:||Báetáin|
|Number of men found in the annals with this name:||14|
|Found in Years:||562, 563, 572, 567, 571, 573, 574, 581, 586, 587, 590, 593, 597, 600, 604, 606, 608, 610, 618, 620, 622, 623, 632, 663, 679, 711, 713, 746, 804|
Further information about the name Báetán 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.
Special factors which may affect name usage are marked in the context column.
|AN||indicates a member of an Anglo-Norman family|
|AS||indicates an Anglo-Saxon|
|N||indicates a Norseman|
|P||indicates a Pict|
|R||indicates a person holding a religious office|
|S||indicates a person from Scotland|
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.
[Standardized form of this man's name] Annals Entry Context Citation (formatting preserved) (d. 563) A M563.2 Baodan (d. ?) U U563.1 Baetan m. Cinn U U563.1 Baetain U U563.1 Baetan CS CS563 Baetan mac Cuind (d. 572) A M562.1 Baodan, mac Mhuirceartaich, mic Muireadhaigh T T572.1 da h-úa Múiredaig .i. Baetan mac Muiredaig & Eochaid Find mac Domnaill CS CS572 da hu Muiredhaigh .i. Baetain meic Muircertaigh et Ecach Finn meic Domnaill A M600.4 Colman Rimidh, mac Baetain, mic Muircheartaigh, mic Muireadhoigh, mic Eoghain, mic Néll (d. 586) U U586.1 Baetain m. Ninnedho filii Duach alias mc. Ferghusa Cennfhada,§ filii Conaill Gulban, regis Temro [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] A M567.1 Baodan, mac Nindeadha, mic Fergusa Cendfoda (d. 581-587) U U574.3 Fiachra mc. Baetain CS CS573 Fiachna mac Baetain A M571.2 Fiachna, mac Baodain, mic Cairill U U581.2 Baetain m. Cairill [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] U U587.3 Baetain mc. Cairill righ Uladh [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] A M590.2 b-Fiachna, mac Baetain, mic Cairill, mic Muireadhoigh Muindeircc A M590.2 Baotain A M593.3 Fiachna ria mac m-Baodain U U597.2 Fiachna mc. Baetain A M597.5 b-Fiachna mac Baotain A M618.4 Fiachna, mac Baotain U U623.3 Fiachna m. Baetain A M622.5 Fiachna, mac m-Baodain, rí Uladh A M622.5 Fiachna mac Baodain (d. ?) U U608.1 Fiachrach Craich m. Baetain [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] A M604.2 Fiachra Caoch, mac Baodain (d. ?) U U610.2 Maele h-Umai m. Baetain [Note: name is in genitive case due to sentence structure.] A M606.5 Maol Umha, mac Baetain (d. ?) U U620.1 Ailealla m. Baetain U U620.1 Maele Duin m. Fergusa m. Baetain (d. ?) U U632.2 Ronain m. Baetain (d. 663) A M663.2 R Baotan mac ua Corbmaic, abb Cluana Mic Nóis (d. 711-713) U U679.2 Cenn Faelad m. Ailella m. Baetain sapiens (d. 711-713) CS CS713 R Baetan episcopus Innsi Bó Finne A M711.2 R Baotan, epscop Insi Bo Finne (d. 746) T T746.8 R Baetain Aba (d. 804) A M804.7 R? Baetan Cluana Tuaisceirt
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