The Malledy Family

Malledy family crest

(Crest No. 250. Plate 43.)

THE Malledy family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Ir. The founders of the family were Fergus, King of Connaught, and Maude, Queen of Connaught, A. D. 60. The ancient name was Maioloneady and signifies “Bald.” The possessions of the sept were located in the present County of Tyrone.