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Eochaidh Buide (mac Aedain) mac Áedáin (0565 - 0629)

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Eochaidh Buide mac Áedáin formerly mac Aedain aka of Dalriada
Born in Dal Riata (Western Scotland)map
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Findon, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2011
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Categories: Dal Riata | Scottish Clans | Irish History, Kingdom of Dál Riata.

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Eochaid I Buide, Yellow Hair, King of Dal Riata, Eochaide, Eocha Buide, Eochodius, Eugene III

Eochaid Buide succeeded his father as King of Dál Riata (Dalriada ).[1] He served from around 606-609 until 629. He was the son of Áedán mac Gabráin.[2][3] Some sources refer to him as King of the Picts or King of the Scots.

Eochaid's son's include Domnall Brecc (who succeeded him as King), Conall Crandomna, Failbe, Cú-cen-máthair, Conall Bec, Connad or Conall Cerr (who may be the same person as Connad Cerr who died at Fid Eoin), Failbe, Domangart and Domnall Donn.

Eochaid mac Áedáin of the Cenél nGabráin; is a son of Áedán, King of Dál Riata.


  1. William F. Skene, Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots (Edinburgh: H. M. General Register House, 1867), p. cxi-cxii, digital images,, Google Books ( : accessed 14 June 2015).
  2. Wikipedia, ( accessed 2 June 2015), "Eochaid Buide,"
  3. HRH Prince Michael of Albany, The Forgotten Monarchy of Scotland (Boston: Elements Publishing, 2000), p. 16-17.

See also:

  • Adomnán of Iona's Life of Saint Columba
  • ...Cináed son of Alpín son of Eochaid son of Áed Find son of Domangart son of Domnall Brecc son of Eochaid Buide son of Áedán son of Gabrán son of Domangart son of Fergus Mór ... Celt : Genealogies from Rawlinson B 502: 1696 Genelach Ríg n-Alban
  • Clan Munro files - Hoffman, Frederick G., Frederick G. Hoffman, Pedigree chart for Domangart - 27 Jun 2006

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On 30 Sep 2018 at 20:03 GMT Valerie Willis wrote:

Mac Aedain-1 and UNKNOWN-10383 appear to represent the same person because: same name, parent & son - merges needed following parallel upload

Eochaidh Buide is 44 degrees from Rosa Parks, 39 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 33 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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