Donnell Ballagh O’Cahan

?-?1617; chief vassal of Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone; rebelled against Tyrone, 1598; submitted after siege of Kinsale on the promise of holding lands from crown; proceeded at law against Tyrone, 1606; knighted, 1607; surrendered for trial, and imprisoned in Dublin, 1609; transferred to London; d. in Tower without trial. ODNB

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