Hugh O'Neill ( - 1230):
King of Tyrone
Hugh O'Neill was King of Tyrone from 1196 and opposed the Anglo-Normans, whom he defeated at Larne in 1198. He defeated the English at Narrow-water near Warrenpoint, County Down, in 1211 and destroyed the castle of Clones. Within the next few years he had razed Carrickfergus, Carlingford and Coleraine.