by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2004 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.2, updated 23 May 2004
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:||Totavalas|
|Oghamic Irish (pre-700) genitive form:||Totavali|
|Old Irish Gaelic (c700-c900) nominative form:||Tuathal|
|Old Irish Gaelic (c700-c900) genitive form:||Tuathail|
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) nominative form:||Tuathal|
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) genitive form:||Tuathail|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) nominative form:||Tuathal|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) genitive form:||Tuathail|
|Number of men found in the annals with this name:||26|
|Found in Years:||535, 537, 539, 544, 549, 620, 625, 626, 718, 778, 814, 816, 832, 837, 850, 854, 865, 929, 958, 971, 993, 1049, 1106, 1179, 1225, 1235, 1247, 1251, 1289, 1292, 1293, 1360, 1361, 1413, 1450, 1512, 1531, 1541|
Further information about the name Tuathal, 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.
Annals Entry Context Citation (formatting preserved) [Totavalas ...] (d. 544) U U535.2 Tuathal Maelgarbh mc. Cormaic Chaeich mc. Cairbre mc. Neill Naoighiallaigh U U537.2 Tuathal Maelgarbh U U539.2 Tuathal Maelgarbh mc. Cormaic Caith mc. Cairbri mc. Neill Naoighiallaigh U U544.1 Tuathal Maelgarb U U549.4 Tuathal Maelgarbh, ri Teamrach [Totavalas] (d. ?) U U625.2 Ronan m. Tuathail rex na n-Airther U U625.2 Ronan macc Tuathail T T625.5 Ronan mac Tuathail, rí na n-Airrther T T625.6 Ronan mac Tuathail A M620.5 Ronan, mac Tuathail, tigherna na n-Airther A M620.7 Ronán mac Tuathail I I626.1 Rónáin m. Thuathail (d. ?) U U718.3 Tuathal nepos Faelchon (d. 778) U U778.7 Tuathal m. Cremhtain rex Cualand (d. 814) U U814.2 R Tuatal filius Du Dubte, precipuus scriba & doctor Cluana Moccu Nois (d. 816) U U816.1 Tuathal m. Domnaill rex Airthir Liphi (d. 837) U U837.2 Tuathal m Fianghalaigh ri Ceniuil Ardgail (d. 850) U U832.5 R Tuathal m. Feradhaich U U850.1 R Tuathal m. Feradhaich abbas Rechrand (d. 854) U U854.1 Tuathal m. Maele Brighti, rex Nepotum Dunlaingi [Tuathal mac ...] (d. 865) U U865.6 R Tuathal m. Artgusso prim-epscop Fortrenn & abbas Duin Caillenn d. 929) U U929.1 R Tuathal m. Oenacain, scripa & episcopus Doim Liac & Lusca & moer muinnter i Patraicc o Sleibh fadhes, heu immatura etáte, quiéuit. ["Tuahtal son of Aenacán, scribe and bisbop of Dam Liac and Lusca, and steward of Patrick's community south of the Mountain, rested, alas, at an immature age."] (d. 958) U U958.4 Tuathal m. Aughaire, rí Laigen [Tuathal] (d. 971) U U971.4 R Tuathal comarba Ciarain (d. 993) U U993.1 R Tuathal m. Rubai comarba Finnen & Mo Colmoc (d. 1049) U U1049.2 R Tuathal H. Uail airchinnech Boithi Conais (d. 1106) U U1106.3 R Tuathal comarba Coemhghin C I1106.5 R Tuathal Ua Cathail, comarba Coemgin, sacart & fer legind (d. 1179) U U1179.10 R Tuathal h-Ua Connachtaigh, episcopus Thiri Briuin C M1179.1 R Tuathal Ua Connachtaigh epscop Tíre Briuin Colmán Ua Scannláin aircinneach Cluana (d. 1235) LC LC1225.29 Tuathal mac Muircertuigh C M1225.7 Tuathal mac Muirceartaigh LC LC1235.23 Tuathal mac Muircertaig h-I Conchobair C M1235.8 Tuathal mac Muirceartaigh Uí Chonchobhair C M1247.8 Tadhg mac Tuathail mic Muirchertaigh Muimhnigh C M1251.5 Tadhg mac Tuathail mic Muircertaigh Muimhnigh Uí Conchobhair (d. 1289-1293) LC LC1292.3 Tuathal mac Muircertaigh C M1292.3 Tuathal mac Muircertaigh U2 U1289.12 Tuathal mac Muircertaigh (h-Ui Chonchubair) LC LC1293.9 Tuathal mac Muirchertaigh h-I Conchobair C M1293.10 Tuathal mac Muircertaigh Ui Concobhair (d. 1360) LC2 LC1360.9 Tuathal .H. Finnachta C M1360.10 Tuathal Ua Fionachta (d. 1361) LC2 LC1361.9 Tuathal .H. Maille C M1361.3 Tuathal Ó Máille (d. ?) LC2 LC1413.2 Tuathal O Maille [Tuathal Ó ...] (d. 1450) D M1450.14 O h-Uigind, .i. Tuathal priomh-oide aosa dána Ereann ["O'Higgin, i.e. Tuathal, chief preceptor of the poets of Ireland"] [Tuathal Ó ...] (d. 1512) E M1512.5 Tuathal Ó Cleirigh (.i. Ó Cleiricch) mac Taidhcc Caim [Tuathal mac Uí Dhomhnalláin] (d. 1531) LC2 LC1531.12 Tuathal O Domnalláin E M1531.12 Tuathal mac I Dhomhnalláin Machaire Maonmaighe [Tuathal mac Uí Dhomhnalláin] (d. 1531) LC2 LC1541.2 Tuathal Balb mac Seáin mic Ruaidhri I Gallcobhair
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