Conn Ua Mellaig

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Conn Ua Mellaig (died 1202) was the Bishop of Annaghdown.

Ua Mellaig was a native of what is now County Galway, where his surname is now rendered Melia.

He attended the coronation of Richard I of England on 17 September 1189. He died in office in 1202.

Other bearers of the surname at Annaghdown included Bishop Tomas Ó Mellaig (c.1242-1247/50) and bishop-elect Tomás Ó Mellaig (fl. 1329).

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  • A New History of Ireland: Volume IX - Maps, Genealogies, Lists, ed. T.W. Moody, F.X. Martin, F.J. Byrne, pp. 322–324.
Preceded by
new creation
Bishop of Annaghdown
before 1189–1202
Succeeded by
Murchad Ua Flaithbertaig