Person:Fergus mac Echdach (1)

Fergus mac Echdach
  1. Fergus mac Echdach - 781
  2. Áed Find mac EchdachBef 736 -
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Name Fergus mac Echdach
Gender Male
Death[1] 781
Reference Number? Q2551953?

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Fergus mac Echdach was king of Dál Riata (modern western Scotland) from about 778 until 781.

He succeeded Áed Find. He is stated to have been a son of Eochaid mac Echdach, and thus a brother of Áed. Some much later sources make him a son of Áed, but this is not credited by modern studies. His death is noticed in 781 by the Annals of Ulster.

The next reported king of Dál Riata is Donncoirce.

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  1. Fergus mac Echdach, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.