by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2007 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.1, updated 26 August 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:
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) nominative form:||Éamonn|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) genitive form:||Éamoinn|
|Number of men found in the annals with this name:||19|
|Found in Years:||1444, 1446, 1447, 1450, 1473, 1478, 1488, 1503, 1504, 1505, 1510, 1511, 1519, 1534, 1543, 1551, 1559|
Further information about the name Éamonn, may be found in:
The Sources page lists the Annals referenced below. Information on secondary sources are 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.
Annals Entry Context Citation (formatting preserved) (d. 1444) D M1444.11 Emann mac Tómáis mic Cathail Ui Ferghail (d. 1446) D M1446.5 Emann Ua Brain tighearna Ua Faoláin (d. 1447) D M1447.9 AN Emann mac Emainn a Burc (d. 1450) D M1450.4 R Abb Essa Ruaidh, .i. émann (d. 1473) D M1473.18 Emann mac Domhnaill Buidhe Uí Fergail (d. 1473) D M1473.11 Emann mac Matha mic Con Chonnacht Uí Fhergail (d. 1478) D M1478.15 Emann mac Conchobhair Meg Raghnaill (d. 1488) D M1488.34 AN Emann mac Riocaird a Burc (d. 1488) D M1488.7 Emann mac Tomais Meg Uidhir baí i n-a thighearna h-i f-Feraibh Manach ["Edmond, the son of Thomas Maguire, who had been Lord in Fermanagh"] (d. 1503) E M1503.20 Ridire an Ghlenda [unrelated] .i. Emann mac Tomais, mic Pilip mic Seain mic an Ridire (d. 1504) E M1504.8 Mag Samhradhain Emann (d. 1505) E M1505.2 R Emann Dorcha (do sliocht an Ridire .i. an t-Simunaigh) prioir Fobhair (d. 1510) E M1510.9 Mac Muiris Ciarraighe, Emann, mac Tomais, mic Padraicín (d. 1511) E M1511.8 Emann mac Glaisne (d. 1519) E M1519.2 R Emann (.i. Dubh) Ó Duibhidhir abb Eassa Ruaidh (d. 1534) E M1534.5 O Gallchubhair .i. Emann mac Eóin mic Tuathail (d. 1543) E M1543.1 R Emand mac Briain Uí Gallchubhair epscop Ratha Both (d. 1551) E M1551.1 R, AN Airdespocc Caisil Emann Buitiler mac Piarais .i. iarla Urmuman (d. 1559) E M1559.2 AN Emann Buitilér, mac Tomáis, mic Emainn, mic Tomais [unrelated], tigherna Trena Cluana Meala & Chathrach Dúine Iasccaigh for Siúir ["Edmond Butler, the son of Thomas, son of Edmond, son of Edmond, Lord of Trian-Chluana-Meala, and of Cathair-Duine-Iascaigh on the Suire"]
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