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Breas Findemna mac Echdach and Clothra, ingen Echach

HUSBAND:
Breas Findemna mac Echdach. (Finn Emna)(Brias Fineamhuas)(Bias Fineamhnas).
Born about 138AD in Ireland; son of Eochaidh Feidlioch mac Fionn and Cloth Fionn ingen Echdach. (S1).

In Irish mythology the three Findemna of Finn Eamna (variously interpreted as "fair triplets" or "three fair ones of Emain Macha") were three sons of the High King of Ireland, Eochaid Feidlech. Their names were Bres, Nár and Lothar. They conspired to overthrow their father. The day before meeting him in battle they were visited by their sister, Clothra, who tried in vain to dissuade them from this course of action. They were childless, so for fear that they might die without an heir Clothra took all three of them to bed, conceiving Lugaid Riab nDerg, son of the three Findemna. (S1). From this they are often named together, Bress-Nar-Lothar, as the father of Lughaidh.

He died in Dromchriadh,Ireland; in the Battle of Dram-ouach, Dromcue, West Meath, Ireland. (S1).

In his time the Irish first dug graves beneath the surface to bury their dead; previously they laid the body on the surface and heaped stones over it. (S1).

WIFE:
Clothra, ingen Echach.


CHILDREN of Breas Findemna mac Echdach and Clothra, ingen Echach: Clothra, ingen Echach:
  1. Lughaidh Sriabh-n Dearg mac Findemna. King of Ireland.


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