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Red Branch

plural noun, Irish Legend.
1.
the warriors of Conchobar, alienated from him after his treachery to Deirdre and Naoise.
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  • The Red Branch Knights were all pagans; and besides, what they meant here by revenge was merely punishment for a great crime.

  • Through her, but not through her sin, will come the destruction of the Red Branch.

    Imaginations and Reveries (A.E.) George William Russell
  • Few believe that such an institution as the Red Branch Knights ever existed.

  • It may be the Red Branch will make peace between the king and myself.

    Imaginations and Reveries (A.E.) George William Russell
  • One of the Red Branch displays our banner on a galley from the South.

    Imaginations and Reveries (A.E.) George William Russell
  • On the morrow there was a great hosting of the Red Branch on the plain of the Assemblies.

    The Coming of Cuculain Standish O'Grady
  • There she pronounced a curse upon me and upon the Red Branch.

    The Coming of Cuculain Standish O'Grady
  • There is probably as large a bulk of primitive mythology to be found in the Finn legend as in that of the Red Branch itself.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
  • It is due to the chief of the Red Branch that I should stay and face him, having set my mill against his.

    Imaginations and Reveries (A.E.) George William Russell
  • Mr. O'Grady would not have the Red Branch cycle cast in dramatic form or given to the people.

    Imaginations and Reveries (A.E.) George William Russell

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