While Lugaid Luaigne was High King of Ireland, Congall shared the kingship of Ulster with Fergus mac Leti, ruling the northern half of the province while Fergus ruled the southern half. He was supported by some of the Ulster noblemen, including Fergus mac Roich and Bricriu, as well as allies from the other Irish provinces and from Scotland. Lugaid decided to give the kingship to Fergus, who his daughter Findabair had fallen in love with, and compensate Congal with land, status and gold, but Congal refused and declared war. Fergus mac Leti also called upon his allies, including Fachtna Fathach from Ulster, Cet mac Magach from Connacht and Mesgegra from Leinster, and there were great losses on both sides. The Ulstermen objected to being ruled by two kings, and both submitted to the judgement of the High King at Tara as to which should rule the province. He was the brother of Bresal Bo-Dibad, the former High King, who had been killed by Lugaid Luaigne. Congal Clairingnech ("the cripple"), son of Rudraige, was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, a king of Ulster and High King of Ireland. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles!
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