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Dubhghall mac Ruaidhri

Dubhghall mac Ruaidhri, King of the Hebrides and Argyll, was the son of Ruaidhri mac Raghnaill and brother of Ailean mac Ruaidhri. He fought on the side of Haakon IV of Norway for control of the Hebrides against other Scottish claimants.[1][2] While fighting the English in Ireland, he allegedly killed Jordan d'Exeter off Connaught in 1258.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Sturla Þórðarson, 1214-1284. The Norwegian account of Haco's expedition against Scotland. 
  2. ^  
  3. ^ Woolf, "Dead Man", p. 85.


  • Woolf, Alex (2007), "A Dead Man at Ballyshannon", in Duffy, Seán, The World of the Galloglass: War and Society in the North Sea Region, 1150-1600, Dublin: Four Courts Press, pp. 77–85,  

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