Hugh Oneill

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O’neill, Hugh


Earl of Tyrone. Born circa 1540; died July 20, 1616. Head of one of the largest and most important clans in Ulster, O’neill was one of the leaders of the Irish Rebellion of 1595–1603 against English domination.

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