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Our common ancestors - High Kings of Ireland - Contents


Conor "na Suidane" O'Brien, King of Thomond




Tomb of Conor "na Suidane" O'Brien, King of Thomond (died 1268).
Corcomroe Abbey, Co.Clare.
Photo 1997. See full size. From here.



Conor "na Suidane" O'Brien, King of Thomond (see here),
killed in battle 1268, NOT 1258,
bur Corcomroe Abbey, Co.Clare, see grave,
had issue:

Teige "Cael-uisce" O'Brien, King of Thomond,
died 1259 (before his father), had issue:

Turlogh O'Brien, King of Thomond,
died 1306, bur Ennis Abbey, Co.Clare,
had issue:

Murtogh O'Brien, King of Thomond,
died 1343, had issue:

Mahon O'Brien, King of Thomond (see here),
died 1369, bur Ennis Abbey,
had issue:

Brian O'Brien, King of Thomond (see here),
died 1399, had issue:

Turlogh "Bog" O'Brien, King of Thomond,
died 1459, had issue:

Teige "an Chomhard" O'Brien, King of Thomond (see here),
died 1466, had issue:


Turlogh Don O'Brien, King of Thomond (see here),
died 1528, had issue:


  1. Connor O'Brien, King of Thomond (see here and here),
    died 1540,
    had issue:

    1. Donnchadh O'Brien, 2nd Earl of Thomond (see here and here),
      mar Helen Butler [descendant of Edward I],
      he died 1553,
      she died 1597, bur St.Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny,
      had issue:

      1. Margaret O'Brien (see here),
        mar pre-1550 to her father's cousin Dermod O'Brien, 2nd Baron of Inchiquin and had issue.


    2. Teg O'Brien,
      see claim of this descent in [JRSAI, 1869, Pedigree B],
      had issue:

      1. Honor O'Brien,
        mar Sir John Fitzedmund Fitzgerald [born 1527] and had issue.


  2. Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Thomond,
    last King of Thomond.




Plaque at St.Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny, listing some of the Butlers buried there.
Lists Helen Butler (died 1597), wife of Donnchadh O'Brien, 2nd Earl of Thomond.
Photo 2004. See full size.




Ennis Abbey

Ennis Abbey. Or Ennis Friary.
Ennis, Co.Clare.
Burial place of Kings of Thomond.
  
  


Ennis Abbey, Ennis, Co.Clare.
From here. Creative Commons.
See street view.



Tomb of Turlogh O'Brien, King of Thomond (died 1306).
Ennis Abbey, Co.Clare.
From [Ua Briain, 1908].


  

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