Irish - Father of Moriath. Some versions say he was king of Feramorc in Munster, others of the Fir Morca in Gaul. Covac, king of Ireland, had killed the father and grandfather of Maon (Lugaid Loiseach) and forced the boy to eat parts of their hearts. The boy was either previously dumb or was rendered dumb by the experience and fled to Gaul. He fell in love with Moriath, the daughter of Scoraith, either in Munster or in Gaul, and her father not only agreed to let Maon marry his daughter but raised an army which invaded Ireland, killed throne. In some references, called Scoriath.

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