Owen MacEoin Dubh MacAlister

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Owen MacEoin Dubh MacAlister was a son of Alasdair MacEoin Dubh MacAlister, 1st of Loup, Chief of Clan MacAlister. He was killed in battle in Antrim, Ireland in 1571.

Biography[edit]

Became Chief of Clan MacAlister, 2nd of Loup, upon the death of his father. Owen was an esteemed galloglass warrior, more esteemed than Sorley Boy MacDonnell.[1] As a reward for his and his warriors service and loyalty to the MacDonnell clan in Antrim, Ireland, Sorley Boy MacDonnell gifted Kinbane Castle to him.[2] Owen was killed in 1571 during a skirmish with the Carrickfergus garrison, fighting alongside Sorley Boy.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Annals of the Four Masters Vol 5 (AD 1501-1588). 2009. 
  2. ^ "Kenbane Castle". 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  3. ^ "MacAlister of Loup". 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 

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Preceded by
Alasdair Mac Aonghas MacAlasdair
Chief of Clan Macalister
?? - 1571
Succeeded by
Eachann Mac Owen MacAlister