- * single most important king in Irish history.. changed power forever in Enland.
- - belonged to the Dál gCais
Inaugrated after brother Mathgamain assasination..
-Brian first made himself King of Munster
, then subjugated Leinster
, making himself ruler of the south of Ireland.
-"emporer of the irsh"
-Annoted by the bishop in 1095 at armaugh
-Battle at Clontarf on good friday is where he was killed at 73.. although some dates say different..
- he was brought to the monestary of Armaugh to be buried
-After his death turmoil breaks out in ireland and everyone is fighting for the high kingship.
-Many Irish annals state that Brian was in his 88th year when he fell in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.