Of Brefney

From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart

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Arms: Erm. two lions pass. gu. Crest: A griffin statant gu. wings erect vert.

BRUNAN, a younger brother of Hugh Fionn who is No. 93 on the "O'Rourke" pedigree, was the ancestor of MacTighearnain,[1] of Brefney; anglicised MacTiernan, MacTernan, McKiernan, McTernan, MacMaster, McMaster, Masterson, Lord, and Tiernan.

93. Brunan: son of Feargna.

94. Baothan: his son.

95. Maonach: his son.

96. Doncha: his son; a quo Siol Donchadha; a quo O'Donoghue, of Connaught.

97. Gormgal: his son.

98. Connor: his son.

99. Gothfridh: his son.

100. Teige: his son.

101. Aongus: his son.

102. Rory: his son.

103. Giolla-na Naomh: his son.

104. Maonach: his son.

105. Tighearnan ("tighearna:" Irish, a lord, or master): his son; a quo MacTighearnain.

106. Amhailgadh: his son.

107. Giollachriosd: his son.

108. Iomhar: his son.

109. Tighearnan: his son.

110. Duarcan: his son.

111. Sitreach: his son.

112. Giollaiosa: his son.

113. Tomas: his son.

114. Cuconnacht MacTighearnain: his son.

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[1] MacTighearnain: Another family of this name was descended from Donal, a younger brother of Tiernan, who is No. 112 on the "O'Rourke" pedigree. But the genealogy of that family is, we fear, lost.