McCarthy Coat of Arms

McCarthy Coat of Arms

McCarthy Coat of Arms

The McCarthy name is one of the oldest family names of Ireland. They can trace their history directly back to the third century King of Munster. The name comes fromCarthac a 12th century descendant. The McCarthy’s were prodigious builders and the remains of their castles can be found through out Munster. The favorite McCarthy castle is Blarney, where Cormac McCarthy sent his evasive answers to Queen Elizabeth’s demands for submission.

This short article was drafted by Wm M. Martin, genealogist at Name Game Shop We’re your provider for coat of arms t-shirts, cups, tote bags and more. See hundreds of Irish coat of arms.

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