Nechtan nepos Uerb

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Nechtan grandson o Uerb,[1] wis keeng o the Pechts frae 595 tae aroond 616. It haes been suggestit that this Nechtan is the same person as the Neithon that ruled the kinrick o Alt Clut.[2]

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  1. The wird nepos can mean grandson or neffae, but probably means neffae; some variants read "son o". Perhaps a female name, cognate wi the Auld Erse Ferb; ESSH p. 145, note 3. Variant forms include Uerp, Irb an Yrp. Thir are seemilar tae the patronyms Uuirp, Erp, Erip, Irb, Yrb an Eirip that are uised o Drest I an Nechtan I.
  2. Smyth, pp. 62–65 an table 2.

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  • Smyth, Alfred P. Warlords and Holy Men: Scotland AD 80-1000. Reprinted, Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 1998. ISBN 0-7486-0100-7
Regnal teetles
Precedit bi
Gartnait II
Keeng o the Pechts
595-616
Succeedit bi
Cinioch