by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2006 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.5, updated 11 November 2006
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) nominative form:||Máel Pátraic|
|Middle Irish Gaelic (c900-c1200) genitive form:|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) nominative form:||Maol Phádraig|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) genitive form:||Maoil Phádraig|
|Number of men found in the annals with this name:||35|
|Found in Years:||845, 847, 861, 875, 878, 882, 883, 885, 886, 888, 890, 905, 909, 910, 916, 921, 927, 936, 939, 942, 944, 951, 953, 954, 956, 986, 988, 1015, 1026, 1028, 1033, 1046, 1095, 1096, 1107, 1138, 1168, 1174, 1193, 1253, 1255, 1257, 1261, 1262, 1263, 1264, 1266, 1268, 1269, 1270, 1312|
Further information about the name Máel Pátraic, 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) (d. ?) U U847.6 Ceallach m. Mael Patraic, secnap Fer Rois Des-abaind A M845.3 Ceallach, mac Maoil Pádraicc, prióir Fer Rois (d. 861) A M861.2 R Maol Pattraicc, mac Fionchon, epscop & scribhneóir, ancoire, & adhbhar abbadh Arda Macha (d. 875-878) U U878.5 R Mael Patraicc m. Ceallaigh, princeps Mainistrech Buiti A M875.2 R Maol Pattraicc, mac Ceallaigh, abb Mainistreach Buithe (d. 882-885) U U885.4 Mael Patraicc m. Maele Caurarda, rex na n-Airgialla A M882.9 Maol Pádraicc, mac Maol Cuarardda, tighearna Airghiall (d. 883) A M883.2 R Maol Pádraicc, abb Cluana Mic Nóis (d. 885-888) U U888.3 R Mael Patraicc scriba & sapiens optimus, princeps Treoit & maer muintiri Patraicc fri Sliabh andes ["Mael Pátraic, scribe and excellent scholar, superior of Treóit and steward of the community of Patrick for the district south of the Mountain"] A M885.3 R Maol Pádraicc, sccribhnidh, egnaidh, & abb Treoit (d. 886-890) U U890.2 R Mael Patraicc m. Neill, princeps Slane A M886.4 R Maol Patraicc, mac Néill, abb Sláine (d. 909) B M909.8 Mael Patraicc, mac Flathrai, tighearna Ratha Tamhnaighe (d. ?) U U910.2 Aedh m. Mael Phatraicc, ri H. Fiachrach B M905.8 Aodh, mac Maol Patraicc, tighearna Ua f-Fiachrach (d. 916) B M916.13 R Maol Pátraicc, sacart & ancori (d. 921) B M921.3 R Maol Padraicc, mac Moraind, abb Droma Cliabh & Arda Sratha (d. 927) B M927.9 R Maol Pátraicc, mac Celen, saccart & secnap Bennchair (d. ?) B M936.2 R Maol Patraicc .i. mac Broin, epscop Lughmhaidh (d. ?) I I936.1 R Máel Pátraicc (d. 936) U U936.3 R Mael Patraic m. Maele Tuile, princeps Aird Macha B M936.17 R Maol Patraicc, mac Mael Tuile, epscop, & eccnaidh (d. ?) I I939.1 Aeda m. Maíl Phátraicc, abb Achid Déo (d. ?) U U944.2 Coirpri m. Mael Phatraic, ri H. Liathan B M942.10 Coirpre, mac Maol Páttraicc, tighearna Ua Liatháin (d. ?) U U948.4 Colman m. Mael Patraic, princeps Slaine B M946.5 Colmán, mac Maoil Pátraic, airchindech Sláine (d. 951-953) U U953.4 R? Mael Patraic m. Coscanfer leigind Airdd Macha B M951.10 R Maol Patraicc, mac Cosccáin, fer leighinn Arda Macha (d. 954-956) U U956.1 R Mael Patraic m. Con Bretan airchinnech Slane B M954.3 R Maol Patraicc, mac Conbretan, airchinnech Sláine (d. 986) B M986.2 R Maol Patraicc abb Ruis Cré (d. ?) B M988.3 Loingseach, mac Maoil Patraicc, fear leighinn Cluana Mic Nóis (d. 1015) B M1015.6 Maol Patraicc ua Sluaghadhaigh, saoi Ereann (d. ?) B M1026.1 R Maol Pattraicc ua Ailecain fer leighind Duin Lethglaisse (d. 1028) B M1028.7 R Maol Pattraig ua Baoghalán, sacart Cluana Mic Nóis (d. ?) U U1033.2 Conn m. Mael Patraicc, airchinnech Mungarti U U1034.6 Conn m. Mael Patraicc, airchinnech Mungarti I I1033.4 Cond mc. Muil Phatraicc, comarba Deochuin Nessain B M1033.3 Conn, mac Maoile Páttraicc, airchindeách Mungairti & Disirt Oenghusa (d. 1046) U U1046.5 R? Mael Patraicc H. Bileóce, aird-fer leiginn Aird Macha B M1046.1 R? Maol Pattraicc Ua Bileoice áird-fher leighinn Arda Macha (d. 1095-1096) U U1096.1 R Mael Patraic m. Ermedaigh episcopus Ard Macha I I1095.13 R Mael Pátraic episcopus Aird Macha B M1096.19 R Maol Páttraicc Mac Airmhedhaigh, epscop Arda Macha (d. 1138) U U1107.7 R? Mael Patraic H. Drucan B M1138.2 R Maol Páttraicc Ua Druccain, saoi egna na n-Gaoidheal ard-fher leighinn Arda Macha, cenn athchomhairc iarthair Eorpa i c-crabhadh, & caon-duthracht ["Maelpadraig Ua Drugain, paragon of the wisdom of the Irish, chief lector of Ard-Macha; head of council of the west of Europe in piety and devotion"] (d. 1168) B M1168.5 R Maol Pattraicc Ua Callada, comharba Cronáin Rossa Cré. (d. 1174) U U1174.2 R Mael Patraic O Banan, espuc Condeire & Dail Araidhe LC LC1174.2 R Maol Patraic O Banáin, espuc Connere & Dál n-Araidhe C M1174.2 R Maol Pattraicc Ua Banáin, Epscop Condere & Dhal Araidhe (d. 1193) U U1193.2 Mael Patraic O Cobthaigh C M1193.2 Maol Pattraicc Ua Cobhthaigh (d. 1257) C M1257.3 R Maol Pattraicc mac Cele airchinneach Cille h-Aladh (d. 1268-1269) U2 U1253.6 R Mael Padraig h-Ua Sgannuil don Ord Phreitsiur do thogha le h-ardepscop Arda Macha, a comairle Innocent Papa, cum espocoide Ratha Both. Et idem archiepiscopus constituit eum uicarium suum in prouincia Armachana, postquam consecratus fuit in monasterio fratrum Minorum de Dun Dealgan in Dominica prima Aduentus Domini. ["Mael-Padraig Ua Sgannuil of the Preaching Order was chosen by the archbishop of Ard-Macha, by advice of Pope Innocent, to the bishopric ofRath-both. And the same archbishop constituted him his Vicar in the Province of Ard-Macha, after he was consecrated in the Monastery of the FriarsMinor of Dun dealgan [Dundalk] on the First Sunday of the Advent of the Lord [Nov. 30]."] U2 U1255.4 R Mael Patricii, episcopi Rapotensis U2 U1261.9 R Patricius (idon, Mael Padraig) h-Ua Sganuil, episcopus Rathpotensis ["Patrick (that is, Mael-Padraig) Ua Sganuil, bishop of Rath-both"] C M1261.1 R Maol Pattraicc Ó Sccandail espoc Ratha Both U2 U1263.10 R Patricius, idon, Mael Padraig, h-Ua Sgannuil, archiepiscopus Arda Macha C M1262.1 R Maol Pattraicc Ó Sccannail Airdespoc Arda Macha U2 U1263.20 R Frater Patricius O Sgannail, airdespuc Arda Macha U2 U1264.4 R h-Ard Macha leisin airdepscop, idon, le Mael Padraig h-Ua Sgannail ["the archbishop of Ard-Macha, namely, Mael-Padraig Ua Sgannail"] C M1264.10 R airdepscop Arda Macha Maol Pattraicc Ó Sccannaill U2 U1266.5 R Archiepiscopum Ardmachanum, id est, Mael Padraig h-Ua Sgannaill ["the archbishop of Ard-Macha, namely, Mael-Padraig Ua Sgannail"] U2 U1266.7 R Patricium, Archiepiscopum C M1266.17 R Maol Patraic Ó Scandail Priomhaid Aird Macha U2 U1268.2 R Comarba Padraig, [unrelated], Mael Padraig h-Ua Sgandail U2 U1268.5 R Mael Padraigh h-Ua Sgannail, airdeasbag Aird Macha Co 1269.8 R Patricius h. Scannail comarba Patric LC LC1269.7 R Patricius .H. Scannail, comarba Patraic a nArd Mhacha C M1270.1 R Maol Pattraicc Ua Scandail airdespucc Aird Macha (d. ?) I I 1312.1 (Murc)eartach filius Patricii I h-Ath(air) ["Muirchertach, son of (Mael) Pátraic Ó hAichir"]
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