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Domnall Brecc (mac Echdach Buide) mac Eochu Buide (abt. 0600 - 0642)

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Domnall Brecc mac Eochu Buide formerly mac Echdach Buide
Born about in Dunolly Castle, Dal Riatamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half] and [half]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Strathcarron, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2011
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Categories: Irish History, Kingdom of Dál Riata | Dal Riata | Scottish Clans.

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Domnaill Breck, Donald Brecc, - The Speckled, King of Dalraida

Domnal Brecc mac Echdach Buide (His Gaelic name was Domongart) was King of Dal Riata (Dalriada) from about 629 through 642 when he was defeated and killed in battle at Strathcarron by Eugein í, king of Alt Clut (Dumbarton), Strathclyde. [1]

He is the son of Eochaid Buide. His son Domangart later became King of Dal Riata after his uncle, Conall Crandomna passed away.[2] [3]


He became King of Dalriada, ca. 629 in Dungad, Scotland, lost Irish Dalriada 637

Domnall Brecc mac Echdach, the son of Eochu UNKNOWN

In 642, he was defeated in battle; killed in battle at Strathcarron by Eugein map Beli, king of Alt Clut (Strathclyde) [4] [5]


  1. Wikipedia : Domnall Brecc
  2. Wikipedia, ( acessed 2 June 2015), "Domnall Brecc,"
  3. HRH Prince Michael of Albany, The Forgotten Monarchy of Scotland (Boston: Elements Publishing, 2000), p. 16-17.
  4. Mors Domnaill m. Aedo regis Hibernie in fine Ianuari. Postea Domnall Brecc in bello Sraith Cairuin in fine anni in Decembri interfectus est ab Hoan rege Britonum annis .xu. regnauit. Celt : The Annuls of Ulster U642.1 corpus of electronic texts edition
  5. elsewhere, his death was recorded c. 686 Domnall Brecc son of Eochu Buide died Celt : Fragmentary Annals of Ireland  : Annal FA 90 : 686 Kl corpus of electronic texts edition

See also:

  • Clan Munro files - Hoffman, Frederick G., Frederick G. Hoffman, Pedigree chart for Domangart - 27 Jun 2006.
  • (not mentioned here)
  • Albert F. Schmuhl, The royal line : chart prepared for the New York Stake Genealogical Board, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints centennial exhibition, March, 1936 (Salt Lake City: self published, 1929) Google Books ( : accessed 7 June 2015). Revised 1980. Purports to go back to Adam, "Genealogical lineages shown on the chart may not always be from father to son, especially in the reigning houses of Kings; some ancient connections are based on legends, believed to be true."

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On 30 Sep 2018 at 20:48 GMT Valerie Willis wrote:

Mac Echdach Buide-1 and UNKNOWN-10382 appear to represent the same person because: same name, parent & son; same death - merge needed following parallel upload.

Domnall Brecc is 43 degrees from Rosa Parks, 38 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 32 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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