Brodar mac Torcaill
King of Dublin
Died1160
HouseMeic Torcaill
FatherTorcall

Brodar mac Torcaill (died 1160),[1] also known as Brodar Mac Turcaill,[2] was a late twelfth century King of Dublin. He was a member of the Meic Torcaill, a substantial landholding kindred in the kingdom.[3] His death in 1160, at the hands of the Meic Gilla Sechnaill of South Brega, is revealed by the Cottonian Annals, the Annals of the Four Masters, the Annals of Ulster, and the Annals of Tigernach.[4]

Citations

References

Primary sources

  • "Annals of the Four Masters". Corpus of Electronic Texts (3 December 2013 ed.). University College Cork. 2013a. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  • "Annals of the Four Masters". Corpus of Electronic Texts (16 December 2013 ed.). University College Cork. 2013b. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  • "Annals of Tigernach". Corpus of Electronic Texts (13 April 2005 ed.). University College Cork. 2005. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  • "The Annals in Cotton MS. Titus A. XXV". Corpus of Electronic Texts (13 February 2010 ed.). University College Cork. 2010. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  • "The Annals of Tigernach". Corpus of Electronic Texts (2 November 2010 ed.). University College Cork. 2010. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  • "The Annals of Ulster". Corpus of Electronic Texts (29 August 2008 ed.). University College Cork. 2008. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  • "The Annals of Ulster". Corpus of Electronic Texts (15 August 2012 ed.). University College Cork. 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2014.

Secondary sources

  • Downham, C (2013). "Living on the Edge: Scandinavian Dublin in the Twelfth Century". No Horns on Their Helmets? Essays on the Insular Viking-Age. Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Scandinavian Studies (series vol. 1). Aberdeen: Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies and The Centre for Celtic Studies, University of Aberdeen. pp. 157–178. ISBN 978-0-9557720-1-6. ISSN 2051-6509.
  • Duffy, S (1992). "Irishmen and Islesmen in the Kingdoms of Dublin and Man, 1052–1171". Ériu. 43: 93–133. eISSN 2009-0056. ISSN 0332-0758. JSTOR 30007421 – via JSTOR. (Subscription required (help)).
  • Woods, A (2013). Economy and Authority: A Study of the Coinage of Hiberno-Scandinavian Dublin and Ireland (PhD thesis). Vol. 1. University of Cambridge. doi:10.17863/CAM.7489. hdl:1810/262248 – via Apollo.
Brodar mac Torcaill
 Died: 1160
Regnal titles
Unknown
Last known title holder:
Ottar mac meic Ottair
King of Dublin
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Unknown
Next known title holder:
Ascall mac Ragnaill