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Ghedhe (the Heremon) and Tea
GHEDE THE HEREMON. (Héremón, Ireamhin, Eiremon, Érimón, Erimon, Erimhon, Eremhon, Ereamhon, Geide Ollgothach, Ghedhe, Gede). King of Munster. Second Monarch or High King of Ireland
His name is correctly GHEDHE, but he is known best as HEREMON. Heremon (or Ereamhon)(Érimón) is a title, which, in the case of Ghedhe, came to be used as a personal name. Do not confuse with Eochaid who is said to have married Tamar Tephi about 580 B.C. The title of Heremon was also applied to Eochaid.
Ghedhe (Heremon) was born in Braganza, Iberia (Spain); son of MILESIUS and SCOTA. He is said to be the seventh son of Milesius (Mil Espaine), and the great-grandson of Breoghan, king of Celtic Galicia. (S6).
He was one of the chieftains who took part in the Milesian invasion of Ireland, which conquered the island from the Tuatha Dé Danann, and one of the first Milesian High Kings. (S6).
He married Tea (Tea Tephi), daughter of Lughaidh, son of Ith, at Braganza, Spain. (S3).
Érimón had two wives, Odba, mother of Muimne, Luigne and Laigne, whom he left behind in Spain, and Tea, mother of Íriel Fáid, who accompanied him to Ireland, and died there. Tea was a daughter of Lugaid and gave her name to Tara, where she was buried - the Lebor Gabála Érenn explains its Old Irish tame Temair as "Tea mur", "Tea's Wall". Flann Da Congall was a descendant of Érimón, who had the son Cineth, who had the son Raighan leading to the noble O'Regan family. (S6).
Heber and Heremon, the chief leading men remaining of the eight brothers, sons of Milesius aforesaid, divided the kingdom between them (allotting a proportion of land to their brother Amergin, who was their Arch-priest, Druid, or magician; and to their nephew Heber Donn, and to the rest of their chief commanders), and became jointly the first of one hundred and eighty-three Kings or sole Monarchs of the Gaelic, Milesian, or Scottish Race, that ruled and governed Ireland, successively, for two thousand eight hundred and eighty-five years from the first year of their reign), Anno Mundi three thousand five hundred, to their submission to the Crown of England in the person of King Henry the Second; who, being also of the Milesian Race by Maude, his mother, was lineally descended from Fergus Mór MacEarca, first King of Scotland, who was descended from the said Heremon - so that the succession may be truly said to continue in the Milesian Blood from before Christ one thousand six hundred and ninety-nine years down to the present time. (S1).
Before coming to Ireland, he and his older brother Éber Donn were joint rulers of Spain. His great-uncle Íth made a peaceful expedition to Ireland, which he had seen from the top of a tower built by his father Breogan, but was killed by the three kings of the Tuatha Dé Danann, Mac Cuill, Mac Cecht and Mac Gréine, and in revenge the Milesians invaded in force, with Érimón and Éber Donn in command. They defeated the Tuatha Dé Danann in the Battle of Tailtiu. Éber Donn had been killed, and the High Kingship was divided between Érimón in the north and his younger brother Éber Finn in the south.(S6).
According to the Domestic Annals the invasion of the Irish coast was planned to relieve the pressure from drought. It occurred in 1016, near the end of the reign of David king of Israel. The invasion was successful. The Tuatha-De-Danaan were forced to accept the new line of Royalty. The realm of Ireland was now divided between the two surviving sons of Milesius -- Ebher and Ghedhe the Ereamhon (or Heremon). This Ghedhe, the Heremon, has often been mistaken by the British Israel World Federation for ANOTHER king of later fame ALSO CALLED "the Heremon" in Irish bardic literature. Heremon or Ereamhon is a title, which, in the case of Ghedhe, came to be used as a personal name. (S2).
According to S7 this was in 1699 BC. (S7).
Heber and Heremon reigned jointly one year only, when, upon a difference between their ambitious wives, they quarrelled and fought a battle at Ardeath or Geshill (Geashill, near Tullamore in the King's County), where Heber was slain by Heremon; and, soon after, Amergin, who claimed an equal share in the government, was, in another battle fought between them, likewise slain by Heremon. Thus, Heremon became sole Monarch, and made a new division of the land amongst his comrades and friends, viz.: the south part, now called Munster, he gave to his brother Heber's four sons, Er, Orba, Feron, and Fergna; the north part, now Ulster, he gave to Ir's only son Heber Donn; the east part or Coigeadh, Galian, now called Leinster, be gave to Criomthann-sciath-bheil, one of his commanders; and the west part, now called Connaught, Heremon gave to Un-Mac-Oigge, another of his commanders; allotting a part of Munster to Lughaidh (the son of Ithe, the first Milesian discoverer of Ireland), amongst his brother Heber's sons. (S1).
From these three brothers, Heber, Ir, and Heremon (Amergin dying without issue), are descended all the Milesian Irish of Ireland and Scotland, viz.: from Heber, the eldest brother, the provincial Kings of Munster (of whom thirty-eight were sole Monarchs of Ireland), and most of the nobility and gentry of Munster, and many noble families in Scotland, are descended. From Ir, the second brother, all the provincial Kings of Ulster (of whom twenty-six were sole Monarchs of Ireland), and all the ancient nobility and gentry of Ulster, and many noble families in Leinster, Munster, and Connaught, derive their pedigrees; and, in Scotland, the Clan-na-Rory - the descendants of an eminent man, named Ruadhri or Roderick, who was Monarch of Ireland for seventy years (viz., from Before Christ 288 to 218). From Heremon, the youngest of the three brothers, were descended one hundred and fourteen sole Monarchs of Ireland: the provincial Kings and Hermonian nobility and gentry of Leinster, Connaught, Meath, Orgiall, Tirowen, Tirconnell, and Clan-na-boy; the Kings of Dalriada; all the Kings of Scotland from Fergus Mór MacEarea, down to the Stuarts; and the Kings and Queens of England from Henry the Second down to tile present time. (S1).
The issue of Ithe is not accounted among the Milesian Irish or Clan-na-Milé, as not being descended from Milesius, but from his uncle Ithe; of whose posterity there were also some Monarchs of Ireland (see Roll of the Irish Monarchs, infra), and many provincial or half provincial Kings of Munster: that country upon its first division being allocated to the sons of Heber and to Lughaidh, son of Ithe, whose posterity continued there accordingly. This invasion, conquest, or plantation of Ireland by the Milesian or Scottish Nation took place in the Year of the World three thousand Ova hundred, or the next year after Solomon began the foundation of the Temple of Jerusalem, and one thousand six hundred and ninety-nine years before the Nativity of our Saviour Jesus Christ; which, according to the Irish computation of Time, occurred Anno Mundi five thousand one hundred and ninety-nine: therein agreeing with the Septuagint, Roman Martyrologies, Eusebius, Orosius, and other ancient authors; which computation the ancient Irish chroniclers exactly observed in their Books of the Reigns of the Monarchs of Ireland, and other Antiquities of that Kingdom ; out of which the Roll of the Monarchs of Ireland, from the beginning of the Milesian Monarchy to their submission to King Henry the Second of England, a Prince of their own Blood, is exactly collected. [As the Milesian invasion of Ireland took place the next year after the laying of the foundation of the Temple of Jerusalem by Solomon, King of Israel, we may infer that Solomon was contemporary with Milesius of Spain; and that the Pharaoh King of Egypt, who (1 Kings iii. 1,) gave his daughter in marriage to Solomon, was the Pharaoh who conferred on Milesius of Spain the hand of another daughter Scota.] Milesius of Spain bore three Lions in his shield and standard, for the following reasons; namely, that, in his travels in his younger days into foreign countries, passing through Africa, he, by his cunning and valour, killed in one morning three Lions; and that, in memory of so noble and valiant an exploit, he always after bore three Lions on his shield, which his two surviving sons Heber and Heremon, and his grandson Heber Donn, son of Ir, after their conquest of Ireland, divided amongst them, as well as they did the country: each of them. bearing a Lion in his shield and banner, but of different colours; which the Chiefs of their posterity continue to this day: some with additions and differences; others plain and entire as they had it from their ancestors. (S1).
A year after the Battle of Tailtiu, Éber Finn became unhappy with his half, fought a battle his brother at Airgetros, lost and was killed. Érimón became sole ruler of Ireland. He appointed kings of the four provinces. He gave Leinster to Crimthann Sciathbél of the Fir Domnann; Munster to the four sons of Eber Finn, Ér, Orba, Ferón and Fergna; Connacht to Ún and Étan, sons of Uicce; and Ulster to Eber mac Ír. During this time the Cruithne settled in Ireland. He ruled for fourteen, fifteen or seventeen further years, after which he died at Airgetros, and was succeeded by his sons Muimne, Luigne and Laigne, ruling jointly. (S6).
Geoffrey Keating dates his reign from 1287-1272 BC, the Annals of the Four Masters from 1700 to 1684 BC. (S6).
This invasion, conquest, or plantation of Ireland by the Milesian or Scottish Nation took place in the Year of the World three thousand Ova hundred, or the next year after Solomon began the foundation of the Temple of Jerusalem, and one thousand six hundred and ninety-nine years before the Nativity of our Saviour Jesus Christ; which, according to the Irish computation of Time, occurred Anno Mundi five thousand one hundred and ninety-nine: therein agreeing with the Septuagint, Roman Martyrologies, Eusebius, Orosius, and other ancient authors; which computation the ancient Irish chroniclers exactly observed in their Books of the Reigns of the Monarchs of Ireland, and other Antiquities of that Kingdom ; out of which the Roll of the Monarchs of Ireland, from the beginning of the Milesian Monarchy to their submission to King Henry the Second of England, a Prince of their own Blood, is exactly collected.(S3).
As the Milesian invasion of Ireland took place the next year after the laying of the foundation of the Temple of Jerusalem by Solomon, King of Israel, we may infer that Solomon was contemporary with Milesius of Spain; and that the Pharaoh King of Egypt, who gave his daughter in marriage to Solomon, was the Pharaoh who conferred on Milesius of Spain the hand of another daughter Scota.(S3).
The Poet Amergin
When the poet Amergin set foot upon the soil of Ireland it is said that he chanted this Lay:
The Judgement of Amergin. (S12).
"I am the Wind that blows over the sea,
I am the Wave of the Ocean;
I am the Murmur of the billows;
I am the Ox of the Seven Combats
I am the Vulture upon the rock;
I am a Ray of Sun;
I am the fairest of the Plants;
I am a Wild Boar in valour;
I am a Salmon in the Water;
I am a Lake in the plain;
I am the Craft of the artificer;
I am a Word of Science;
I am the Spear-point that gives battle;
I am the god that creates in the head of man the fire of thought.
Who is it that enlightens the assembly upon the mountain, if not I?
Who telleth the ages of the moon, if not I?
Who showeth the place where the sun goes to rest, if not I?
The Coming of the Milesians (S4).
At this time Ireland was ruled by three Danaan kings, grandsons of the Dagda. Their names were MacCuill, MacCecht, and MacGrene, and their wives were named respectively Banba, Fohla and Eriu. MacGrene means Son of the Sun. The names of the three queens have each at different times been applied to Ireland, but that of the third, Eriu, alone has persisted and in the dative form, Erinn, is a poetic name for the country to this day. That Eriu is the wife of MacGrene means, as de Jubainville observes, that the Sun-god, the god of Day, Life, and Science, has wedded the land and is reigning over it. (S4).
Ith, on landing, finds that the Danaan king, Neit, has just been slain in a battle with the Fomorians, and the three sons MacCuill and the others, are at the fortress of Aileach, in Co. Donegal, arranging for a division of the land among themselves. At first they welcome Ith, and ask him to settle their inheritance. Ith gives his judgement, but in concluding, he expresses his admiration for the newly discovered country: "Act", he says, "according to the laws of justice, for the country you dwell in is a good one, it is rich in fruit and honey, in wheat and fish; and in heat and cold it is temperate." From this panegyric the Danaans conclude that Ith has designs upon their land, and they seize him and put him to death. His companions, however, recover his body and bear it back with them in their ships to Spain; when the children of Miled resolve to take vengeance for the outrage and prepare to invade Ireland. (S4).
They were commanded by thirty-six chiefs, each having his own ship with his family and his followers. Two of the company perished on the way. One of the sons of Miled, having climbed to the masthead of his vessel to look out for the coast of Ireland, fell into the sea and was drowned. The other was Skena, wife of the poet Amergin, son of Miled, who died on the way. The Milesians buried her when they landed, and called the place "Inverskena" after her; this was the ancient name of the Kenmare River in Co. Kerry. (S4).
The Milesian host, after landing, advance to Tara, (ancient capital of Ireland), where they find the three kings of the Danaans awaiting them, and summon them to deliver up the island. The Danaans ask for three days' time to consider whether they shall quit Ireland, or submit, or give battle; and they propose to leave the decision to Amergin. Amergin pronounces judgement - "the first judgement which was delivered in Ireland." He agrees that the Milesians must not take their foes by surprise - they are to withdraw the length of nine waves from the shore, and then return; if they then conquer the Danaans the land is to be fairly theirs by right of battle. (S4).
The Milesians submit to this decision and embark on their ships. But no sooner have they drawn off for this mystical distance of the nine waves than a mist and storm are raised by the sorceries of the Danaans - the coast of Ireland is hidden from their sight, and they wander dispersed upon the ocean. To ascertain if it is a natural or a Druidic tempest which afflicts them, a man named Aranan is sent up to the masthead to see if the wind is blowing there also or not. He is flung from the swaying mast, but as he falls to his death he cries his message to his shipmates: "There is no storm aloft." Amergin, who as poet - that is to say, Druid - takes the lead in all critical situations, thereupon chants his incantation to the land of Erin. The wind falls, and they turn their prows, rejoicing, towards the shore. But one of the Milesian lords, Eber Donn, exults in brutal rage at the prospect of putting all the dwellers in Ireland to the sword; the tempest immediately springs up again, and many of the Milesian ships founder, Eber Donn's being among them. At last a remnant of the Milesians find their way to shore, and land in the estuary of the Boyne. (S4).
The Defeat of the Danaans
A great battle with the Danaans at Telltown (Teltin, so named for the goddess Telta) then follows. The three kings and three queens of the Danaans, with many of their people, are slain, and the children of Miled enter upon the sovranty of Ireland. But the People of Dana do not withdraw. By their magic art they cast over themselves a veil of invisibility, which they can put on or off as they choose. (S4).
The Milesian Settlement of Ireland
The Milesians had three leaders when they set out for the conquest of Ireland - Eber Donn (Brown Eber), Eber Finn (Fair Eber) and Eremon. Of these the first-named, did not enter the land - he perished as a punishment for his brutality. When the victory over the Danaans was secure the two remaining brothers turned to the Druid Amergin for a Judgement as to their respective titles to the sovranty. Eremon was the elder of the two, but Eber refused to submit to him. Thus Irish history begins with dissension and jealousy. Amergin decided that the land should belong to Eremon for his life, and pass to Eber after his death. But Eber refused to submit to the award, and demanded an immediate partition of the new won territory. This was agreed to and Eber took the southern half of Ireland, "from the Boyne to the Wave of Cleena," while Eremon occupied the north. But even so the brothers could not be at peace and after a short while war broke out between them. Eber was slain, and Eremon became sole King of Ireland, which he ruled from Tara. (S4).
Of the Milesians, Eber and Eremon divided the land between them - Eremon getting the Northern half of the Island, and Eber the Southern. The Northeastern corner was accorded to the children of their lost brother, Ir, and the Southwestern corner to their cousin Lughaid, the son of Ith. The oft-told story says that when Eber and Eremon had divided their followers, each taking an equal number of soldiers and an equal number of the men of every craft, there remained a harper and a poet. Drawing lots for these, the harper fell to Eremon and the poet to Eber - which explains why, ever since, that the North of Ireland has been celebrated for music, and the South for song. (S4).
The peace fell upon the land then, and the happiness of the Milesians, was only broken, when, after a year, Eber’s wife decided that she must be possessed of the three pleasantest hills in Eirinn, else she could not remain one other night in the Island. Now the pleasantest of all the Irish hills was Tara, which lay in Eremon’s half. And Eremon’s wife would not have the covetousness of the other woman satisfied at her expense. So, because of the quarrel of the women, the beautiful peace of the Island was broken by battle. Eber was beaten, and the high sovereignty settled upon Eremon.(S4).
He died in 1683 B.C. in Rath-Beothaight, Argat-Ross,Ireland. (S3).
TEA. (Tea Tephi). Queen of Ireland.
Daughter of LUGHAIDH, son of Ith.(S3).
Tea is often confused with Tama Tephi, who lived several centuries later. It is not clear that Tea also carried the name (of ephithet) Tephi. This may have just be part of the confusion with Tama Tephi. However, see below the Poem of Tea Tephi.
Tea lived about the time of David, King of Israel. Tama Tephi (not Tea) was correctly the daughter of Hezekiah, King of Judah.
Tea accompanied Ghede to Ireland.
She gave her name to Tara. The Lebor Gabála Érenn explains its Old Irish name Temair as "Tea mur", "Tea's Wall". (S6).
The Annals of The Four Masters mentionsTea, whom Eremhon married in Spain, to the repudiation of Odhbha, was the Tea who requested of Eremhon a choice hill, as her dower, in whatever place she should select it, that she might be interred therein, and that her mound and her gravestone might be thereon raised, and where every prince ever to be born of her race should dwell. The guarantees who undertook to execute this for her were Amhergin Gluingeal and Emhear Finn. The hill she selected was Druim Caein, i.e. Teamhair (Tara). It is from her it was called, and in it was she interred. (S3).
The origin of the name of Teamur is thus given: - Teph or Tephi, a daughter of Bachtir, king of Spain, having been married to Canthon, king of Britain, died there, but her body was brought back to Spain and a mur or mound was erected to her memory, and called Tephi-mur, or the Mound of Tephi. Tea, daughter of Lughaidh, son of Ith, and queen of Heremon, the first Milesian monarch of Ireland, having seen the mound of Tephi while in Spain, she caused a similar mound to be constructed when she came to Ireland, as a sepulchral monument for herself; and, being buried there, it was called Tea-mur, signifying Tea's mound, and hence was derived the name of Tara. (S9).
The Hill of Tara (Irish: Cnoc na Teamhrach, Teamhair or Teamhair na Rí), located near the River Boyne, is an archaeological complex that runs between Navan and Dunshaughlin in County Meath, Ireland. It contains a number of ancient monuments and, according to tradition, was the seat of the High King of Ireland. (S8).
Poem of Tea Tephi
From "Forward" - Watchman What of the Dawn
The praises of Tea Tephi, daughter of Lughaidh (equivalent in Erse of Bethel) are sung as:
"The Beautiful One with a Royal Prosperous Smile."
"Tephi (Hebrew beautiful) the most beautiful that traversed the Plain."
"Temor of Bregia, whence so called."
Relate to me O learned Sages,
When was the place called Temor?
Was it in the time of Parthalon of battles?
Or at the first arrival of Caesaire?
Tell me in which of these invasions
Did the place have the name of Tea-mor?
O Tuan, O generous Finchadh,
O Dubhan, Ye venerable Five
Whence was acquired the name of Te-mor?
Until the coming of the agreeable Teah
The wife of Heremon of noble aspect.
A Rampart was raised around her house
For Teah the daughter of Lughaidh (God's House)
She was buried outside in her mound
And from her it was named Tea-muir.
Cathair, Crofin not inapplicable.
Was its name among the Tuatha-de-Danaan
Until the coming of Tea - the Just
Wife of Heremon of the noble aspect?
A wall was raised around her house
For Tea the daughter of Lughaidh,
(And) she was interred in her wall outside,
So that from her is Tea-mor.
A habitation which was a Dun (Hebrew court) and a fortress
Which was the glory of murs without demolition,
On which the monument of Tea after her death,
So that it was an addition to her dowry.
The humble Heremon had
A woman in beautiful confinement
Who received from him everything she wished for.
He gave her whatever he promised,
Bregatea a meritorious abode
(Where lies) The grave, which is the great Mergech (Hebrew burial place)
The burial place which was not violated.
The daughter of Pharaoh of many champions
Tephi, the most beautiful that traversed the Plain.
She gave a name to her fair cahir,
The woman with the prosperous royal smile,
Mur-Tephi where the assembly met.
It is not a mystery to be said
A Mur (was raised) over Tephi I have heard.
Strength this, without contempt,
Which great proud Queen have formed
The length, breadth of the house of Tephi,
Sixty feet without weakness
As Prophets and Druids have seen.
Tea died in Ireland, and was buried at Tara. (S6).
- IRIAL FAIDH. Became High King of Ireland.
- [S1]. The descent of the Irish Celts from Adam. Irish Pedigrees or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation By John O'Hart. 1876. http://www.araltas.com/features/milesius.html
- [S2]. COMPENDIUM OF WORLD HISTORY. Herman L. Hoeh. VOLUME 1 and 2. http://cgca.net/coglinks/wcglit/hoehcompendium/hhc2toc.htm.
- [S3]. Descendants of Milesius of Spain, King of Braganza, Father of the Irish Race and the The High Kings of Ireland. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~cnoelldunc/Ancient/Heremon/D1.htm
- [S4]. Milesius and his Descendents. http://www.artema.com.au/Boyd/ancient_antecedents/milesius.htm.
- [S5]. MILESIAN GENEALOGIES, from the Annals of the Four Masters. Kindness of Pat Traynor. http://www.rootsweb.com/~fianna/history/milesian.html.
- [S6]. Erimon. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89rim%C3%B3n. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Érimón).
- [S7]. MILESIUS AND THE IRISH INVASIONS. Clan NaMile. http://www.ogmium.com/clannamile/index2.html.
- [S8]. Hill of Tara. Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_of_Tara.
- [S9]. The Annals of Ireland. Translated from the Original Irish of the Four Masters by Owne Connellan, Esq. https://ia800207.us.archive.org/30/items/annalsofireland00ocle/annalsofireland00ocle.pdf
HOW ARE WE RELATED:
Ghedhe (the Heremon) and Tea Tephi
Eanbothu and Eithane Ollamhdha
Smiarguil and Morolach
Fiachadh (Fiacha Labhrainne mac Simorgoill)
Angus I. (Aengus Olmucadha)
Rotheachta (Rothechtaid mac Main)
Demal mac Rothechtaid
Dein (Dian mac Demal)
Siorna (Saoghlach mac Dian)
Oilolla Olchaoin (Eochaidh I), King of Ireland, and Tama Tephi
GIALLCHADH, the 37th King of Ireland, 561BC-552BC.
NUADH (Nuadhas Fionnfail), the 39th King of Ireland, 540BC-527BC.
Aedan Glas. (Aodhan Glas). The Annals of the Four Masters does not list Aedan Glas as a ruler, which has created confusion in some lists.
Simon Breac. (Siomon Breac), the 44th King of Ireland, 483BC-477BC.
MUIREADHACH (Muirteadach Boigrach), the 46th King of Ireland, 469BC-468BC.
FAICHAGH (Fiachadh Toigrach), the 55th King of Ireland, about 407BC.
DUACH (Duach Laidhrach), the 59th King of Ireland, 381BC-371BC.
EOCHAIDH (Eochaidh Buailgllerg)(Eochaidh Buadhach).
UGAINE MOR, the Great, the 66th King of Ireland, 330BC-300BC.
Cobhthach Coalbreag (Cobhthach Cael Breagh), the 69th King of Ireland, 284BC-267BC.
Meilage Aminadab (Mellage, Melg Molbhthach, Melghe Molbhthach), the 71st King of Ireland, 253BC-241BC.
JURAN Gleofathach (Jaran, Iarn, Irereo), the 74th King of Ireland, 228BC-222BC.
Conla Cruaidh Cealgach (Connla Caemh), the 76th King of Ireland, 215BC-211BC.
OILIALLA Caisfhaiclach. 77th King of Ireland, 211BC-186BC.
EOCHAIDH Foitleathan (Eochaidh Ailtleathan). 79th King of Ireland, 181BC-174BC.
Aengus Tuirheach Teamhrach. (Angus II)(Oengus). 81st High King of Ireland, 162BC-130BC. md Magach ingen Fergusa.
Fiachu Fer Mara mac Aengusa.
Ailill Erann mac Fiachach.
Fearadhach mac Ailella. md Urlachan.
Fergus mac Feradaig, King of Caledonia.
Maine Mor mac Fergusa, King of Caledonia
Airndil Dornaidel Nimrod mac Maine, King of Caledonia.
Rothrer mac Airndil. King of Caledonia.
Trer mac Rotherer.
Roshin mac Trer Ui Eremoin.
Suin Mac Rosin. King of Dalriada.
Dedad Deagha mac Suin.
Ivar Mór Ottangus mac Deadha. md Sinusa.
Ailill Anglonnach Aulomm. md Maedhb ingen Echdach.
Eogan Eoghan Ottaongus MacAilell. md Muncha ingen Dil o Crecraighe.
Eterscél Mór mac Eoghan. King of Ireland. md Mess Buachalla ingen Echach
Conaire I Mor mac Etersceoil .
Cairpre Finn Mor mac Conaire ui Eremoin. (20AD-71AD).
Daire Dorn Mor mac Cairpre. King of Caledonia.
Coirpre Cromcheann mac Daire. King of Caledonia. (c55AD-103AD).
Luctacus mac Caibre. (Lugaid Allathach). King of Caledonia. (c78AD-109AD).
Mogh Lamha Lamha mac Lugdach. King of Scotland. (c110AD-?). md Eithne.
Conaire Caem mac Modh Lamha. (c125AD-165AD). Established Kingdom of Dalriada, Ireland. Md Saraid ingen Cuinn Ceadcatha
Eochaid Cairbre Riata mac Conaire. (c148AD-186AD). King of Dál Riata, Ireland. Md Morgan Finn NicFideach Ohailill
Fiachra Cathmail mac Echach. (c175AD-252AD). of Dalriada, Ireland.
Eochaid Antoit mac Fiachrach. (203AD-272AD). King of Dalriata.
Achir Cirre mac Echach. (c231AD-294AD). King of Dalriada Ireland
Finn Fiacc mac Achir. (249AD-303AD). King of Dalriada Ireland.
Cruitluithe mac Finn. (c270AD-317AD). King od Dalriada Ireland.
Senchormac Fincormach mac Cruithluithe. (c280AD-338AD). King of Dalriada Ireland.
Fedelmid Ruamach mac Senchormac. (c304AD-?). King of Dalriada Ireland.
Aengus Buiding mac Feideilmid. King of Dalriada Ireland.
Fedelmid Aislingich Fedlimid Aisling. King of Dalriada, Ireland
Aengus Fert mac Feideilmid.. King of Dalriada, Ireland
Eochaid Muinremuir mac Oengus. King of Dalriada Ireland. (c380AD-439AD).
ERC mac Echach. (c400AD-474AD). Had 12 sons, six stayed in Ireland, six moved to Scotland.
FERGUS Mor Mac Erca Came to Scotland about 420 AD. (?-487AD).
DOMANGART I (Dongard) (?-457AD)
GABHRAN (Conran) (d. 535 AD)
AIDAN of Argyll (Edhan) (?-608AD)
EOCHAIDH I Buidhe (Eugene IV) (d.622AD)
DOMNALL BREC (Donald IV) (?-c642AD)
DOMANGART II MacDomnall (?-673AD)
EOICHAID of Argyl (?-698AD) md. Entfidich
EOICHAID III (?-733AD)
Aed Find (Etfinus, Ethafind) (d. 761 AD) m. Fergina
EOCHAID Achaias (d. 819 AD) m. Fergusia
ALPIN MacEochaid (d. 834 AD)
Kenneth II MacAlpin (c810-854AD)
Constantin I, King of Scotland (d. 874 AD)
DONALD II, King of Scotland (d. 903 AD)
MALCOLM I, King of Scotland (?-954AD)
KENNETH II, King of Scotland (?-995AD)
MALCOLM II, King of Scotland (c954-1034AD)
Bethoc (Beatrix) md. Crinan of Dunkeld.
Duncan I, The Gracious (c1001-1040) md. Aelflaed (Sybil) of Northumbria
MALCOLM III Caenmore (A.D.1055-1093) md. Margarethe of England
Our Line of Descent from Malcolm III:
MALCOLM III Caenmore (A.D.1055-1093) md. Margarethe of England
DAIVD I, The Saint, md. Maud of Northcumberland EDITH, md Henry I, King of England
HENRY of Huntingdon md. Adama of Surrey Matilda. (Maud) She married (1) Henry V of Germany. she married (2) Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou and Maine.
David of Huntingdon md. Maud of Chester HENRY II, King of England md Ida, Countess of Norfolk
Isabella of Huntingdon md. Robert IV de Brus William I Longspee md Ela Fitzpatrick
Robert V de Brus md. Isabella de Clare, of Gloucester William II Longspee md Idonie de Camville
Robert VI de Brus md. Marjorie of Carrick Ela Longspee md James de Audley
Robert I Bruce md. Isabella of Mar Hugh de Audley md Isolde de Mortimer
Margary Bruce md. Walter Stewart III Hugh de Audley md Margaret de Clare
Robert II md. Euphemia of Ross Margaret de Audley. md Ralph de Stafford
Robert III (Stuart) md. Arabella Drummond Hugh Stafford. md Philippa de Beauchamp
James I, King of Scotland md. Joan Beaufort Edmund Stafford. md Anne of Gloucester
Joan STEWART (STUART) md. James DOUGLAS III, Earl of Morton Humphrey Stafford. md Anne Neville
Janet DOUGLAS (c1461-1489). md. Patrick HEPBURN Margaret Stafford md Robert Dunham
Jane HEPBURN (1485-c1558). md. George SEATON John Dunham md Elizabeth Bowett
George SEATON III (c1508-1549). md. Elizabeth HAY John Dunham II md Jean Thorland
Marion SEATON (1528-1567). md. John GRAHAM John Dunham III md Benedict Folgamsee
Margaret (Mary) GRAHAM md. George BUCHANAN Ralph Dunham. He married Elizabeth Wentworth.
Margaret Helen BUCHANAN md. (Sir) Alexander COLQUHOUN Thomas Dunham. He married Jane Bromley.
(Sir) Alexander COLQUHOUN md. Marion Stirling (Sterling) John Dunham Sr.. He married Susanna Kenney/Keno.
(Sir) John COLQUHOUN (1595 or1632-c1647) md. Rebecca Short John Dunham Jr.. He married Mary.
William CAHOON (1633-1675) md. Deliverence PECK Mary Dunham. She married James Hamblin
Joseph CAHOON (1665-1710) md. (2) Elizabeth SCRANTON Elkenah Hamblin. He married Abigail Hamblin.
Ebenezer CAHOON md. Mary REYNOLDS Sylvanus Hamblin. He married Dorcas Fish.
William CAHOONE md. (2) Elizabeth VAUGHAN Barnabus Hamblin. He married Mary Bassett.
William CAHOON md. (2) Mary SMITH Isaiah Hamblin. He married Daphne Haynes.
Mary CAHOON md. David ELLIOTT Jacob Vernon Hamblin md Sarah Priscilla Leavitt.
Peter Mack ELLIOTT md. Charlotte ALVORD Ella Ann Hamblin = Warren Moroni Tenney
Harriett Louisa ELLIOTT md. James Newberry MORRIS Clive Vernon Tenney = Minnie Williams
Eli Ray MORRIS (1892-1980) md. Tina Matilda KUNZLER Mildred Ella Tenney = Glenn Russell Handy
LeGrand Elliott MORRIS md. Dorothea Bertha Ernestine Kersten |
Rodney Allen MORRIS ---- and ---- Deborah Lee Handy