From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart
Forman, who wrote in the eighteenth century, says:
"The greatest antiquity which the august House of Hanover itself can boast, is deduced from the Royal Stem of Ireland."
The following Table carefully exhibits the "Royal Stem of Ireland," from which the present Royal Family of England derives its lineal descent:
136. Victoria Alexandrina, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, living in 1887: Daughter of
135. Edward, Duke of Kent: son of
134. George the Third: son of
133. Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales: son of
132. George the Second: son of
131. George the First: son of
130. Princess Sophia; married to Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick and first "Elector of Hanover," A.D. 1658; died at Hanover on the 8th June, 1714: daughter of
129. Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia: daughter of
128. James the First of England and Sixth of Scotland: son of
127. Mary, Queen of Scots: daughter of
126. James the Fifth of Scotland: son of
125. Margaret: daughter of
124. Elizabeth of York: daughter of
123. Edward the Fourth: son of
122. Richard Plantagenet: son of
121. Lady Anne Mortimer: daughter of
120. Roger Mortimer: son of
119. Lady Philippa; married to Edward Mortimer, Earl of March, from which marriage descended the House of York, or "The White Rose;" born, 16th August, 1335: only child of
118. Lionel, Duke of Clarence: son of
117. Edward the Third: son of
116. Edward the Second: son of
115. Edward the First : son of
114. Henry the Third: son of
113. John: son of
112. Henry the Second: son of
111. The Princess Maude: daughter of
110. Queen Matilda (in whom the lineal descent continues: who was the wife of Henry the First of England, the youngest son of William the Conqueror): only daughter of Malcolm III. (d. 1093).
109. Malcolm the Third, of Scotland: son of Duncan (d. 1041).
108. Duncan: son of Beatrix. Malcolm the Second left no issue but two daughters, named Beatrix (or Beatrice) and Doda. Beatrice, the elder daughter, got married to Crinan, lord of the Isles, and by him had a son named Duncan, the father of Malcolm the Third; while Doda, the younger daughter, got married to Synel, lord of Glammis, and by him had a son named MacBeatha or MacBeth (d. 1057). Before the accession to the throne of Scotland, of Malcolm the Third or Malcolm Ceann Mor (cean mor: Irish, large head), as he was called, on account of the large size of his head, the lineal descent continued in the following:
108. Duncan, who d. 1041: son of
107. Beatrix (or Beatrice): daughter of
106. Malcolm the Second, who d. 1040: son of
105. Cenneth, who d. 994: son of
104. Malcolm the First, who d. 958: son of
103. Donald, who d. 903: son of
102. Constantine, who d. 878: son of
101. Cenneth (known as "Kinneth MacAlpin"), who d. 854: son of
100. Alpin, who d. 834: son of
99. Eochaidh (or Eochy) Rinnamail: son of
98. Aodh (or Hugh) Fionn: son of
97. Donart: son of
96. Donald Breac: son of
95. Eochaidh Buidhe  (buidhe: Irish, yellow): son of
94. Ædhan: son of
The Scotch historians differ in some particulars from the ancient Irish annalists: for instance, they record this Gabhran (No. 93) as the son instead of the grandson, of Donart, No. 91.
93. Gabhran: son of
92. Eochaidh: son of
91. Donart: son of
90. Fergus Mor Mac Earca.
"In A.D. 498, Fergus Mor Mac Earca, in the twentieth year of the reign of his father, Muredach, son of (Eugenius, or) Owen, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, with five more of his brothers, viz., another Fergus, two more named Loarn, and two named Aongus (or Æneas), with a complete army, went into Scotland to assist his grandfather Loarn, who was king of Dalriada, and who was much oppressed by his enemies the Picts, who were in several battles and engagements vanquished and overcome by Fergus and his party. Whereupon, on the king's death, which happened about the same time, the said Fergus was unanimously elected and chosen king, as being of the Blood Royal, by his mother; and the said Fergus was the first absolute king of Scotland, of the Milesian Race: so the succession continued in his blood and lineage ever since to this day."—Four Masters.
According to the Scottish chroniclers, it was A.D. 424, that Fergus Mor Mac Earca went from Ireland to Scotland. Before him, the Milesian kings in that country were kings only of that part of it called "Dalriada," of which Loarn, the grandfather of Fergus Mor Mac Earca (Mac Earca: Irish, son of Earca, daughter of Loarn) was the last king (see Part IX., c. iv. under "The Genealogy of the Kings of Dalriada").
90. Fergus Mor Mac Earca, the brother of Murchertach (or Murtogh Mor Mac Earca, the 131st Monarch of Ireland: son of
89. Muredach: son of
88. Eoghan [Owen]: son of
87. Niall Mor (known as Niall of the Nine Hostages), the 126th Monarch: son of
86. Eochaidh Muigh Meadhoin (or Eochy Moyvone), the 124th Monarch: son of
85. Muredach Tireach [teeragh], 122nd Monarch: son of
84. Fiacha Srabhteine, the 120th Monarch: son of
83. Cairbre Liffechar, the 117th Monarch: son of
82. Cormac Ulfhada (commonly called "Cormac Mac Art"), the 115th Monarch: son of
81. Art-Ean-Fhear (or Art-Enear), the 112th Monarch: the ancestor  of O'h-Airt, anglicised O'Hart: son of
80. Conn Ceadcatha (or Conn of the Hundred Battles), the 110th Monarch: son of
79. Felim Rachtmar (or Felim the Lawgiver), the 108th Monarch: son of
78. Tuathal Teachdmar, the 106th Monarch: son of
77. Fiacha Fionn Ola (or Fiacha of the White Oxen), the 124th Monarch: son of
76. Feareadach [Feredach] Fionn Feachtnach (or Feredach the True and Sincere), the 102nd Monarch: son of
75. Crimthann Niadh-Nar (called Crimthann the Heroic), the 100th Monarch, who reigned when Christ was born: son of
74. Lugaidh Sriabh-n Dearg, the 98th Monarch: son of
73. Breas-Nar-Lothar: son of
72. Eochaidh Feidhlioch, the 93rd Monarch: son of
71. Fionn: son of
70. Fionnlaoch: son of
69. Roighean Ruadh: son of
68. Asaman Eamhnadh: son of
67. Enda Agneach, the 84th Monarch: son of
66. Aongus (or Æneas) Turmeach-Teamrach, the 81st Monarch (from whose younger son, Fiacha Fearmara, the kings of Dalriada, in Scotland, down to Loarn, the maternal grandfather of Fergus Mor Mac Earca, No. 90 on this stem, were descended): son of
65. Eochaidh Altleathan, the 79th Monarch: son of
64. Olioll Casfiacalach, the 77th Monarch: son of
63. Conla Caomh, the 76th Monarch: son of
62. Iarn Gleo-Fhathach, the 74th Monarch: son of
61. Melg Molbhthach, the 71st Monarch: son of
60. Cobthach Caol-bhreagh, the 69th Monarch: son of
59. Ugaine Mor, the 66th Monarch: son of
58. Eochaidh Buidh: son of
57. Duach Ladhrach, the 59th Monarch: son of
56. Fiachadh Tolgrach, the 55th Monarch: son of
55. Muirerdhach [Muredach] Bolgach, the 46th Monarch: son of
54. Simeon Breac, the 44th Monarch: son of
53. Aodh Glas: son of
52. Nuadhas Fionnfail, the 39th Monarch: son of
51. Giallchadh, the 37th Monarch: son of
50. Olioll Olchaoin: son of
49. Siorna Saoghalach, the 34th Monarch: his son; lived 250 years, and reigned 150 years.
48. Dein: son of
47. Rotheachta, the 22nd Monarch: son of
46. Maon: son of
45. Aongus Ollmuchach, the 20th Monarch: son of
44. Fiachadh Lamhraein, the 18th Monarch: son of
43. Simorgoill: son of
42. Eanbrotha , son of
41. Tighearnmas, the 13th Monarch: son of
40. Falach (or Fallain): son of
39. Eithriall, the 11th Monarch: son of
38. Irial Faidh, the 10th Monarch: son of
37. Heremon, the second Monarch of Ireland, of the Milesian line; son of Galamh [galav], otherwise called Milesius of Spain.
36. Milesius of Spain: son of
35. Bilé: son of
34. Breoghan (or Brigus); a quo the "Brigantes;" son of
33. Brath: son of
32. Deagh: son of
31. Arcadh: son of
30. Alladh: son of
29. Nuadhad: son of
28. Nenuall: son of
27. Febric Glas: son of
26. Agnan Fionn: son of
25. Heber Glunfionn: son of
24. Lamhfionn: son of
23. Agnan: son of
22. Tait: son of
21. Oghaman: son of
20. Beouman: son of
19. Heber Scutt [Scott]: son of
18. Sruth: son of
17. Asruth: son of
16. Gaodhal, a quo the Clann-na-Gaodhail or the Gaels: son of
15. Niul: son of
14. Phoeniusa (or Fenius) Farsaidh, the inventor of Letters: son of
13. Baoth (baoth: Irish, simple; Heb. baath, to terrify): son of
12. Magog: son of
11. Japhet: son of
10. Noah: son of
9. Lamech: son of
8. Methuselah: son of
7. Enoch: son of
6. Jared: son of
5. Mahalaleel: son of
4. Cainan: son of
3. Enos: son of
2. Seth: son of
1. ADAM, who (Genesis i.) was the first Man.
 Edward the First: King Edward the First was twice married: first to Eleanor, sister of Alphonso XI., king of Castile, in Spain ; and secondly to Margaret, daughter of Philip III., king of France. Of this second marriage were born Thomas Plantagenet at Brotherton (a small village in Yorkshire), A.D. 1300, who, in consequence, was called De Brotherton; who was created Earl of Norfolk, and made "Marshal of England." This Thomas Plantagenet left two daughters, from one of whom came—1. The Mowbrays and Howards. Dukes of Norfolk. 2. The Earls of Suffolk. 3. the Earls of Carlisle. 4. The Earls of Effingham. 5. The Lords Stanford. 6. The Lords Berkely. 7. The Marquises of Salisbury.
From the other daughter of Thomas Plantagenet the Ord family is descended. See the "Ord" pedigree.
Edmund, the second son of King Edward the First, by the second marriage, was created Earl of Kent.
 Crinan: According to some authorities Beatrix was twice married: first, to Crinan who was Lay Abbot of Dunkeld, and the son of Duncan, who was Abbot of Dunkeld ; and, secondly, to the Lord of the Isles. By Crinan, Beatrix had Maldred, Cospatrick, and Duncan I. (d. 1041), King of Scotland, who is No. 108 on the foregoing Lineal Descent.
 Howards: For the ancestors of the "Howard" family, see No. 104, on the "MacDowall", pedigree.
 Buidhe: From this Eochaidh Buidhe the Boyd family derives its sirname.
 Monarch of Ireland: For the period during which each of the Irish Monarchs mentioned in this Table, reigned, see the "Roll of the Monarchs of Ireland since the Milesian Conquest."
 Ancestor: See the pedigree of "O'Hart;" carefully traced from this Monarch, who reigned in the second century of our era, down to the present time (A.D. 1887). It is a curious fact that no other name than No. 81 on the foregoing Table is the origin of any other Irish sirname on record!
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