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Aengus Tuirheach Teamhrach and Magach ingen Fergusa

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Aengus Tuirheach Teamhrach. (Angus II)(Angus Tuirmeach Teamhrach). 81st High King of Ireland. [CHART A7].
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He was born (about 424BC-S3)(384BC-S2) in Tara, Ireland; son of EOCHAIDH (Eochaid Ailtleathan-S3)(Eochaid Ailtlethan-S2) 79th High King of Ireland. (S2,S3).

Son of Fir Cetharraid. (S3).
Some sources list Aenghus' father as Temrach or Eder Sal Teamrach, and jump over several of the generations listed here to Eochaidh Ailtleathan. He was called Aenghus Tuirmheach because the nobility of the race of Eremon are traced to him. The Annals of the Four Masters does not give his father's name, but the proposed lineage here contradicts the lineage given for Sirna Saeghlach in the Annals. (S3).

He married (1) Aengusa. (S3).

He married (2) Magach ingen Fergusa. (S3).

He became the 81st Monarch of Ireland, about 384BC. (S3). The Lebor Gabála synchronises his reign with that of Ptolemy VI Philometor in Egypt (180–145 BC). The chronology of Keating's Foras Feasa ar Éirinn dates his reign to 262–232 BC, that of the Annals of the Four Masters to 385–326 BC. (S2).

He came to power after killing his predecessor, and his father's killer, Fergus Fortamail (Fearghus Fortamhail-S3), and he reigned for thirty years or for sixth years. (S3).

Óengus is said to have fathered Fíacha on his own daughter when drunk, and to have put him in a boat, wrapped in a purple robe with a golden fringe and accompanied by treasure, and set him out to sea – hence the epithet fer mara, "man of the sea". He was found and brought up by fishermen, and became the ancestor of several High Kings of Ireland and the later Dál Riata monarchs of Scotland. The Lebor Gabála Érenn interprets his epithet as meaning "the reckoner of Tara", saying that "by him was 'reckoning' first made in Ireland". Geoffrey Keating gives his epithet as Tuirbeach, "ashamed", because of the incestuous conception of Fíacha. (S2).

He reigned for thirty or sixty years, and died at Tara, succeeded by his nephew Conall Collamrach. The Lebor Gabála synchronises his reign with that of Ptolemy VI Philometor in Egypt (180–145 BC). The chronology of Keating's Foras Feasa ar Éirinn dates his reign to 262–232 BC, that of the Annals of the Four Masters to 385–326 BC. (S2).

He died (in 384BC-S1)(about 325BC-S2) in Tara, Ireland.

He was slain at Tara (Teamhrach) (in 324BC)(384BC-S3).

He was succeeded by his nephew Conall Collamrach. (S2).

WIFE:
Magach ingen Fergusa
Daughter of Fergus Fortamhah. (S4).

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