Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


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The preserved heart of Laurence O'Toole.
Photo 2010. Chapel of St.Laud (front of church on RHS, see map), Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin.
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Mouirchertach O'Toole, King Ui Muiredaig, died 1164,
had issue:

  1. St. Laurence O'Toole (see here), Dublin's patron saint, born c.1130,
    first Archbishop of Dublin 1162,
    Archbishop at time of Anglo-Norman invasion 1169, negotiated surrender of Dublin,
    built Christ Church with Strongbow 1172,
    died 1178, Eu, Normandy, age c.48 yrs, buried there,
    his heart was brought back and was preserved in Christ Church, Dublin.
    He was canonised 1225.
    His preserved heart was stolen from Christ Church in 2012. It was recovered in 2018.

  2. Mor O'Toole (see here),
    mar Dermot Mac Murrough, King of Leinster and had issue.

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