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From: Jerry Kelly <>
Subject: Re: [R-M222]MS 1450 new transcription / Ó Duinnshléibhe
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 09:55:58 -0700 (PDT)
A chairde / Friends
Gille Dubh ('servant of black-haired') would become Giolla Duibh in time and
anglicized as Gilduff / Kilduff . It would not ordinarily become Dunnshliabh
('Brown Mountain', also spelled Donnsliabh) or Duinnshle/ibhe ('of Brown
O/ Duinnshle/ibhe ('Grandson of Brown Mountain') is usually anglicized as
O'Dunleavy, O'Dunlevy, Levy.
The O/ Duinnshle/ibhe were the Kings of the Da/l Fiatach of the Ulaidh until
beaten by John de Courcy ca. 1176. Having been dispossessed, they became
hereditary physicans in order to maintain their honor price and nemed
(holy/noble) status under Fe/ineachas ('Brehon Law').
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