The Shaughen Family

Shaughen family crest

(Crest No. 307. Plate 24.)

THE Shaughen family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Fiachra, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Siansach and signifies “Melodious.” The heads of the clan were styled Lords of Hy Rongally, and their possessions were located in the present County of Tipperary.