Áed m. Bricc

Other names

Áed m. Cormaicc Bricc (Rec. Min. 509). He is culted in Scotland as Mac Bric (Watson 1926, 166)

Introduction

Ó Riain, Dictionary, calls him Aodh of Rahugh (Ráith Aodha), Co. Westmeath. Rahugh is noticed in the annals and has an important role in Aed's vita, which has three versions, one among the O'Donohue Lives (Heist 1965, 167-81). His crozier is in the National Museum, Ireland. In Scotland he may have been known as 'Mac Bric' (Watson 1926, 166)

Gender

Male

Associated places

Sliab Liacc (Mart T), Slieve League, co. Donegal; Ui Dróna (Mart. G) held bars. of Idrone and part of the barony of Carlow, co. Carlow. Principal places noted in Ó Riain, Dictionary, are Rahugh, barony of Moycashel, Co. Westmeath, Killare, borony of Rathconrath, Co. Westmeath and Slieve League, parish of Glencolumbkille, Co. Donegal (ibid. 66)

Obituary

AU 589.1 Quies espoic Aedha filii Bricc.

Genealogies

Clann Cholmáin (Ceinél Fiachach) Rec. Mai., 9; Eithne is mother of a Bishop Áed (mothers of the ss, 722.46 - Eithni mathair Aeda Epscoip) ; mother (un-named) was of the Múscraige Tíre (Heist VSH 167 ch.1) who were in Upper and Lower Ormond, co. Tipperaray.

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Gaelic

Territory or Ethnicity (refined)

S. Uí Néill

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Áed, Áedán, M'Áedóc, Modan (ns) (certain)

Belongs to the group Mac Bricc (ns) (certain)

Related Personal Names

Name

Áed (certain)

Name

Áedán (possible)

Source

A Dictionary of Irish Saints

p 68

His life contains episodes 'at the northernmost tip of the present county of Westmeath, where Aodh (locally known as Aodhán / Edan) was associated with the church of Foyran (Foibhréan).' Ó Riain, Dictionary, 68.

Feast days

Day of Year

Feb 28

Calendar

Martyrology of Tallaght

Source code

Mart.T

Source title

Martyrology of Tallaght

Editors

Best, R. I. and Lawlor, H. J.

Year

1931

Notes

From the Book of Lesinter and MS 5100-4 in the Royal Library, Brussels.

Quote from source

Aedo meic Bricc

Notes

Not in MG on this date

Day of Year

May 4

Calendar

Martyrology of Tallaght

Source code

Mart.T

Source title

Martyrology of Tallaght

Editors

Best, R. I. and Lawlor, H. J.

Year

1931

Notes

From the Book of Lesinter and MS 5100-4 in the Royal Library, Brussels.

Quote from source

Aedo meic Bricc

Day of Year

May 4

Calendar

Martyrology of Gorman

Source code

Mart. G

Source title

Martyrology of Gorman

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1895

Notes

Full title is Félire Húi Gormáin, The Martyrology of Gorman edited from a manuscript in the Royal library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. It is published by the Henry Bradshaw Society.

Quote from source

Áed gloss: mac Bric

Notes

In margin in later hand: ni he sin Aodh mac Bric, atá an .x. lá do nouimber, 'that is not Áed mac Bric; he is on the 10th day of November'

Day of Year

July 30

Calendar

Martyrology of Tallaght

Source code

Mart.T

Source title

Martyrology of Tallaght

Editors

Best, R. I. and Lawlor, H. J.

Year

1931

Notes

From the Book of Lesinter and MS 5100-4 in the Royal Library, Brussels.

Quote from source

Aodh mac Bricc i Sleibh Liacc

Notes

absent from MG on this date.

Day of Year

Nov 10

Calendar

Martyrology of Gorman

Source code

Mart. G

Source title

Martyrology of Gorman

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1895

Notes

Full title is Félire Húi Gormáin, The Martyrology of Gorman edited from a manuscript in the Royal library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. It is published by the Henry Bradshaw Society.

Quote from source

Áed mac Bric in bagach, 'the warlike Áed son of Brecc'gloss: mac Aedha i n-Achadh Chaillten in Úibh Dróna fri Berba aníar in Úibh Rethe fri Lethglinn andes. 'ie son of Áed, in Adhad Caillten in Húi Rethe to the south of Lethglenn.'

Notes

This date is missing in MT.

Day of Year

Nov 10

Calendar

Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Source code

Mart. O

Source title

Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1905

Notes

Full title is Félire Óengusso Céli Dé, The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee, critically edited from Ten Manuscripts, with a Preface, Translation, Notes and Indices.

Quote from source

Áed macc Bricc dend rígraid, becc ná bu mó écaib, is ard isin mórflaith in sab síl Chuinn chétaig 'Aed son of Brecc, of the kingfolk; he was almost greater than death: he is high in the great Kingdom, the champion of the race of hundred-battled Conn.'

Notes

Notes in RB505: Aed mac Bricc .i. ó Chill áir i Mide. Notes in F: & o Sleib liac, & do chenel Fiachach maic Neill do.

Day of Year

May 4

Calendar

The Martyrology of Donegal

Source code

Mart. Do.

Source title

The Martyrology of Donegal

Editors

Todd, J. H.

Year

1864

Notes

Other author to be specified.

Quote from source

Aodh, mac Bric

Day of Year

Nov 10

Calendar

The Martyrology of Donegal

Source code

Mart. Do.

Source title

The Martyrology of Donegal

Editors

Todd, J. H.

Year

1864

Notes

Other author to be specified.

Quote from source

Aodh, mac Bric, epscob, o Chill áir i Midhe, acus ó Shliabh Liacc i tTir Boghaine, i cCenel Conaill. Do sliocht Fiachach mic Néill naoighiallaigh do. [Died in 588]