Kalends of Jan. on 4th feria, 23rd of the moon, A.D. 1220.
Fonachtan Ua Bronain, successor of St. Colum-cille, rested in peace. And there ensued contention between the Community of Daire and the Cenel-Eogain, respecting the selection in his stead. It is this was done then: the Community of Daire chose Mac Cathmail into the succession and Aedh Ua Neill and the Cenel-Eogain chose Flann Ua Brolcain. After that, moreover, there ensued, contention between the Community of Daire and O'Brolcain and O'Brolcain was put out of the succession. After that, moreover, the Community of Daire and the Cenel-Eogain chose Muircertach Ua Millugain, namely, lector of Daire, into the succession. And he had the lectorship and the succession for a year, or a little more. And there ensued contention between Geoffrey Ua Daighri, namely, herenagh of Daire and O'Millugain, that is, the abbot, respecting the lectorship, so that they appealed to the judgment of the successor of Patrick and he made peace between them. And John, son of the late Lector, was chosen into the lectorship, according to the successor of Patrick and the successor of Colum-cille and the community of Daire besides.
(Aedh Ua Mail-Eoin, bishop of Cluain-mac-Nois, was drowned.
Mail-Seachnaill, son of Concubhar Maenmhuidhe Ua Concobhair, died.
This year five most saintly Friars Minor, namely, Beraldus, Octo Otho, Acursius, Peter and Adjutus, suffered martyrdom under Miramolinus, king of Morrocco, on the Kalends 1st of February, or on the 17th of the Kalends of February
p.269Jan. 18, in the 4th year of the Lord, Pope Innocent III, nearly seven years before the death of Saint Francis.)