Conchobar


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Conchobar

spurned, the king murders intended’s lover and his brothers. [Irish Legend: LLEI, I: 326]
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Mael Sechnaill had been Gormflaith's second husband, and their son was named Conchobar.
The first story is Nessa's, who enters the world as Essa, "meaning gentle or docile," (6) and by scene's end has become Nessa, "the tough one," mother of Conchobar King of Ulster (11).
Dierdre's story comprises part three as King Conchobar watches the girlish Diedre grow into a beautiful woman, "licking his lips" and ignoring warnings of the girl's "destruction of Ulster" (22).