Dermod O'Sullivan


Brief Life History of Dermod

When Dermod O'Sullivan was born in 1536, in Munster, Ireland, his father, Lord Beare Dermod O'Sullivan Mor, was 57 and his mother, Lady Julia MacCarthy, was 27. He died in 1627, in Spain, at the age of 91.

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Dermod O'Sullivan
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  • Legacy NFS Source: Dermod O'Sullivan - Published information: birth-name: Dermot O'Sullivan
  • Philip Sulivan, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-22

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Age 11

Henry VIII dies, succeeded by the boy king Edward VI. England and Ireland were ruled by the senior nobility of England.


Age 52

Philip launched the Spanish Armada which the English defeated.


Age 67

Accession of James I. Surrender of Hugh O'Neill. Enforcement of English Law in Ireland.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Liam, Siobhan, Declan, Kieran, Cathal, Dermot, Eamon, Fergus, Grainne, Seamus.

Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name from súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án. Compare Sullivan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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