Aonghas Óg of Islay - Family

Family

Aonghas Óg of Islay married Áine Ó Catháin, an Irish noblewoman, whose dowry was 140 men from each surname that dwelt in her father's territory. Her father, Guy Ó Catháin, was Chief of the Name of Ó Catháin and senior subking to the King of Tír Eoghain, by his wife, Aonghas of Islay had three children:

  • Mary, married John Stewart
  • Fionnuala, married Uilleam III, Earl of Ross, papal dispensation to marry granted 8 June 1342.
  • John of Islay, Lord of the Isles, the first person to use the title Lord of the Isles

He also had an illegitimate son, by a daughter of Dougall MacHenry:

  • Iain Fraoch MacDonald, who founded Clan MacDonald of Glencoe

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