Enna MAC DONACHADH, rí Laigin
Muirchertach UA TUATHAIL, rí Uí Muiredaig
(Est 1090-)
Cacht ingen Loigsig UA MÓRDHA
Diarmait na-nGall MAC MURCHADA, rí Laigin
(Abt 1111-1171)
Mór ingen Muirchertaig UA TUATHAIL
Aoife MAC MURCHADA of Leinster
(Abt 1141-Aft 1189)


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Richard "Strongbow" DE CLARE, Earl of Pembroke

Aoife MAC MURCHADA of Leinster

  • Born: Abt 1141, Leinster, Ireland
  • Married: 26 Aug 1171, Waterford, Ireland
  • Died: After 1189

  Anglicized as Eva McMURROUGH

  Research Notes:

The Annales Cambriæ record that "Ricardus comes de Striguil" invaded Ireland in 1171 and married "filiam Diermit regis". The Expugnatio Hibernica records the marriage of "filia…Dermitii, Eva" and Earl Richard.

She was styled Countess of Ireland in 1185, but Countess of Strigoil in 1186. 1

  Marriage Information:

Richard married Aoife MAC MURCHADA of Leinster, daughter of Diarmait na-nGall MAC MURCHADA, rí Laigin, and Mór ingen Muirchertaig UA TUATHAIL, on 26 Aug 1171 in Waterford, Ireland. (Aoife MAC MURCHADA was born about 1141 in Leinster, Ireland and died after 1189.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Aoife [Eva].

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