Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I56255
  • Name: William Og de Burgh
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1270 in Athanchip
  • Cause: Killed in battle
  • Note: 1

    Richard was succeeded as Lord of Connaught by his eldest son Walter, later Earl of Ulster. Walter's brother William Óg de Burgh, ancestor of the Clanwilliam Burkes, lords of Mayo, was a celebrated warrior in the 13th century, fighting in France, Scotland and the Middle East. However, in 1270, his attempt to secure his fathers' lands in Connaught resulted in colossal defeat by the King of Connaught at the battle of Athankip. William Óg was captured and executed.
  • _UID: AE65C5C388E64B7A9827D3A32B9D0F2802AD
  • Change Date: 23 MAR 2008



    Father: Richard ?The Great? De Burgh
    Mother: Egidia De Lacy b: ABT 1204

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children William Liath De Burgh

      Sources:
      1. Text: Turtle Bunbury
        http://www.turtlebunbury.com
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