We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

Case File: Tuatha de Danann vs. Nuada

Police Reports

Case description: The Tuatha shoved Nuada off his throne once his hand was chopped off at the First Battle of Mag Tuired. In the process, they evicted him from his home. Unfortunately, no Tuatha king could have a physical imperfection, so the Silver-Handed One was no longer ruler.

Case status: Settled. The Tuatha de Danann made a bad choice by choosing the half-Fomorian Bres as their king. Bres turned out to be a bad seed and Nuada got his hand magically restored, so NuNu became king again.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement