11th century in Ireland

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1000s[edit]

1002
1003
1005
1006
  • Brian Boru makes a triumphal progress around Leath Cuinn, taking hostages from every northern state, thus demonstrating he was undisputed King of Ireland.[3]
  • Death of Cú Connacht mac Dundach.
1008

1010s[edit]

1012
1013
1014
  • 23 April: Battle of Clontarf, at which the Vikings and men of North Leinster are defeated by Brian Boru, who is killed in the battle[4] as is Máel Mórda mac Murchada.[5]
1015
1016
1017
1018 new king, King Rien

1020s[edit]

1021
1022
  • Niall mac Eochada defeats the Dublin Norse at sea.[7]
  • Death of Mael Seachnaill II, Overking of the Uí Néill, who had reigned since 980,[2] and who became King of Ireland on the death of Brian Boru in 1014 and ruled until his death.[8]
1023
1024 and 1026
  • Niall mac Eochada invades Dublin and take hostages.[6]
1027

1030s[edit]

1030
  • Death of Gormflaith (b. 960), daughter of Murchad mac Find, King of Leinster, and third wife of Brian Ború.
1036
  • Death of Sigtrygg Silkbeard Olafsson, son of King Olaf Cuaran (also called Kvaaran) and Gormflaith. He was the leader of the Vikings at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014. (but see also 1042)
1038

1040s[edit]

1042
  • Death of Sigtrygg Silkbeard, Viking King of Dublin[5] (but see also 1036)
1046

1050s[edit]

1052
  • Echmarcach mac Ragnaill, King of Dublin is expelled from the town.

1060s[edit]

1064
  • Donnchad, son of Brian Boru, dies in Rome, after being dethroned by his nephew.[9]
1069

1070s[edit]

1070
1072
  • Death of Diarmait mac Mail na mBo, a king of Leinster and a contender for the title of High King of Ireland. He was one of the most important and significant Kings in Ireland in the pre-Norman era.
1075
1079

1080s[edit]

1080
1081
1086
1088

1090s[edit]

1095;

1096

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., ed. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 104. 
  2. ^ a b Duffy, Seán (2005). The Concise History of Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. 
  3. ^ a b Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., ed. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 113. 
  4. ^ Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., ed. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 114. 
  5. ^ a b c Mac Annaidh, S., ed. (2001). Illustrated Dictionary of Irish History. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. 
  6. ^ a b Benjamin T. Hudson, ‘Niall mac Eochada (d. 1063)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 18 April 2008
  7. ^ Heald, Henrietta (1992). Chronicle of Britain. Jacques Legrand. p. 172. ISBN 0-19-211695-9. 
  8. ^ Moody, TW & Martin, FX (eds) (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork, Ireland: The Mercier Press. p. 115. 
  9. ^ Moody, TW & Martin, FX (eds) (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork, Ireland: The Mercier Press. p. 122. 
  10. ^ Annals of Ulster.
  11. ^ Annals of Inisfallen.
  12. ^ The Welsh Academy. Encyclopaedia of Wales. 
  13. ^ Foster, R. F., ed. (1989). The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198229704. 
  14. ^ Moody, TW & Martin, FX (eds) (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork, Ireland: The Mercier Press. p. 118.