20] The kalends of January on Monday, and the eighteenth
21] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.lxxx. quinto; xvii. anno
22] cycli solaris; xiii. anno cycli lunaris et Indictionis.
23] Simon O'Ruairc, bishop of the Breifne, in Christo quievit.
24] A great defeat was inflicted by Maghnus O'Conchobhair
25] on Adam Cusack and the Foreigners of the West of
26] Connacht, at Lec-Essa-dara, where a great many persons
27] were slain, and where Colin Cusack, i.e. his Adam's
28] brother, was taken into captivity after his people had
29] been slain, in consideration of being allowed himself to
30] depart. A defeat was inflicted by Philip Mac Goisdelbh
31] upon Maghnus O'Conchobhair's people, on Sliabh-Gamh,
32] where a great many recruits and inferior persons were
Alice, daughter of Cormac, mortua est.
2] O'Gadhra, king of Sliabh-Lugha, was killed by Mac
3] Feorais on his own lake.
Henry Mac Gillafhinnén
4] mortuus est.
5] The kalends of January on Tuesday, and the twenty-ninth
6] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.lxxxvi; xviii.
7] cycli solaris; xiiii. cycli lunaris et Indictionis.
8] hosting by the Earl of Ulster into Connacht, when
9] he destroyed many of the monasteries and churches
10] of Connacht; and he obtained sway, nevertheless, in
11] every place through which he passed, and received the
12] hostages of all Connacht; and he afterwards took with
13] him the army of Connacht, and obtained the hostages of
14] Cenel-Conaill and Cenel-Eoghain; and he deposed Domhnall,
15] son of Brian O'Neill, and gave the sovereignty to
16] Niall Culanach O'Neill, on this occasion.
The spring of
17] the cow-mortality in hoc anno.
Maurice Mael Fitz-Gerald
18] mortuus est in hoc anno.
19] dux of Cenel-Doffa, quievit viii. kalendas Aprilis.
20] The kalends of January on Wednesday, and the tenth
21] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.lxxxvii; xix. anno
22] cycli solaris; xv. anno cycli lunaris et Indictionis..
23] Midhech, son of Diarmaid, son of Muirghes, son
24] of Cathal Mac Diarmada, king of Muinter-Maelruanaidh,
25] i.e. the oldest and noblest man of his kindred, died in
26] hoc anno.
Florence O'Gibellan, archdeacon of Oilfinn, a
27] philosopher in wisdom, learning, intellect, and clerkship,
28] quievit in Christo.
Gilla-na-nech O'Mannachain, king
29] of the Three-Tuatha, mortuus est vii. idus Septembris.
30] Maelsechlainn, son of Tomaltach Mac Oirechtaigh,
31] was killed by Toirdhelbhach, son of Eoghan O'Conchobhair,
32] in revenge for the abandonment of his father
2] Sinnach quievit.
3] The kalends of January on Thursday, and the twenty-first
4] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.lxxxviii; xx. anno
5] cycli solaris; xvi. anno cycli lunaris.
Cathal, son of
6] Tadhg, son of Cathal Mac Diarmada, assumed the sovereignty
7] of Magh-Luirg in hoc anno.
8] accompanied by those of the Connachtmen,
9] Uí-Briuin, and Conmaicne, whom he got to join him,
10] came to take the sovereignty of Connacht for himself
11] and to depose his brother, i.e. Cathal, son of Conchobhar
12] Ruadh; and they proceeded to Ath-Slision, where Cathal
13] was with his army; and they gave battle to one another on
14] both sides, when Cathal was taken prisoner, and his
15] people were routed; and he himself was deposed; and the
16] greater part of Connacht was plundered on this occasion.
17] And Maghnus then forcibly assumed the sovereignty
18] himself, in the face of his elder brother, who had been
19] seven years and a-half in the sovereignty, as the author
- 21] The son of the royal Conchobhar Ruadh
22] Was king of Connacht, north and south;
23] Half a year and seven lasted
24] The sovereignty of Cathal in Cruachan.
25] Donnchadh Riabhach, son of Maghnus, son of Muirchertach
26] Muimhnech, quievit.
A house was captured in the
27] Ros-mór, in this same winter, against Maghnus O'Conchobhair,
28] by Toirdhelbhach, son of Eoghan O'Conchobhair,
29] and by Maelsechlainn O'Flannagain along with
30] him; and by the advice of Fiachra O'Floinn this attack
9] A hosting to Connacht by the Red Earl, i.e.
10] Richard, son of Walter, son of Richard, son of William
11] the Conqueror of the Occupation; and he went to Ros-Comá,in,
12] to attack Maghnus, son of Conchobhar Ruadh,
13] at that time king of Connacht, and to attack Fitz-Gerald
14] and the king's people. And they all assembled before
15] him, and challenged the Earl to pass beyond that place,
16] so that the resolution which the Earl then adopted was,
17] to go out of the territory, and subsequently disperse
18] his army.
Stephen, archbishop of Tuaim-dá-ghualann,
19] and Justiciary of Erinn, quievit. William Mac Feorais
20] was afterwards elected to the archbishopric of Tuaim.
21] The kalends of January on Saturday, and the second
22] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.lxxxix; xxi. anno cycli
23] solaris; xvii. anno cycli lunaris; secundus annus Indictionis.
24] Tadhg O'Flannagain, chieftain of Clann-Cathail,
Matthew O'Sgingin, ollamh of Cenel-Conaill,
26] mortuus est.
The bishop of Conmaicne, i.e. the foreign
27] bishop, whose name was Miles, quievit.
28] archdeacon of Elphin, in Christo quievit.
29] hosting by Maghnus O'Conchobhair, and by Richard
30] Tuit, with whom were the Foreigners of Midhe, to
31] O'Maelsechlainn and all the Feara-Midhe; and a great
32] defeat was then inflicted on them, in which Richard
Fiachra O'Floinn, dux
5] of Síl-Maelruain, the most clement, truthful, protecting,
6] hospitable, and valorous man of all the chieftains of
7] Connacht, went to contract a marriage alliance with the
8] Foreigners, when the son of Richard Finn, son of William
9] Burk, and Mac Feorais, slew him in treachery.
10] hosting by Mac Maurice and Mac Feorais, against the
11] Calbhach Mór O'Conchobhair and the other Lagenian
12] princes; and a great defeat was inflicted on them, in which
13] Meyler de Exeter and many more Foreigners were slain;
14] and numerous horses were moreover taken from them.
15] The kalends of January on Sunday, and the thirteenth
16] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.xc; xxii. anno cycli solaris;
17] xviii. anno cycli lunaris; tertius annus Indictionis.
18] O'Maelsechlainn, king of Midhe, was slain by Mac Cochlainn
19] and the Delbhna, in treachery.
20] Eochagain, dux of the race of Fiacha, son of Niall of the
21] Nine Hostages, mortuus est.
William Mac Feorais assumed
22] the archbishopric of Tuaim.
The Bishop O'Setachain, i.e.
23] bishop of Cill-Mic-Duach, quievit.
A hosting by Domhnall,
24] son of Brian O'Neill, to Cenel-Eoghain, out of
25] which he forcibly expelled Niall O'Neill; and he assumed
26] the sovereignty himself by means of his power.
27] Aedh O'Domhnaill was deposed by his own brother, i.e.
28] Toirdhelbhach O'Domhnaill, who assumed the sovereignty
29] himself through the power of his mother's kindred, i.e. the
30] Clann-Domhnaill, and several other Gall-oglaechs.
1] The kalends of January on Monday, and the twenty-fourth
2] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.xc. primo. It
3] was the last Decennovenalian year; xx. tertio anno cycli
4] solaris; quartus annus Indictionis.
5] of Eoghan O'Conchobhair, the greatest, handsomest, most
6] hospitable and valorous man, and the best fitted to be a
7] king, was slain by Niall Gelbhuidhe O'Conchobhair.
8] great hosting by the Earl of Ulster to Tir-Eoghain, when
9] he deposed Domhnall, son of Brian O'Neill, and when
10] Niall Culanach O'Neill was made king by him; and just
11] as the Earl left the district, Niall Culanach O'Neill was
12] slain by Domhnall O'Neill. The Earl came again, and
13] the son of Aedh Buidhe, i.e. Niall, was made king by him.
14] Domhnall O'Neill was expelled out of the country through
15] the power of the Earl.
Another hosting by the same Earl
16] to Tir-Conaill, against Toirdhelbhach O'Domhnaill, when
17] he plundered the entire country, both church and territory,
18] so that they neither left a cloth upon an altar, nor a mass-book,
19] nor a mass-chalice, in the churches of Cenel-Conaill:
20] and he carried this spoil into Connacht. And he went
21] subsequently to Oilfinn; and the Connachtmen then gave
22] him deceptive hostages, after which he departed.
23] Conchobhar O'Dubhda, king of Uí-Fiachrach, was drowned in
24] the Sinuinn, whilst coming with the Connachtmen to meet
25] the same Earl.
A war was conjointly raised by Cathal
26] O'Conchobhair, and by Niall Gelbhuidhe O'Conchobhair,
27] and all the Foreigners and Gaeidhel who adhered to them,
28] to depose Maghnus O'Conchobhair, king of Connacht;
29] and they gave battle to each other at Caraidh-Culmhaile;
30] and Cathal was wounded there; and Murchadh, son of
31] Tadhg, son of Andrias O'Conchobhair, was slain there by
32] Niall Gelbhuidhe O'Conchobhair; and other persons were
8] Maghnus O'Conchobhair, moreover, when the Síl-Muiredhaigh,
9] and his own favourites, and the Foreigners of Ros-Comain,
10] had come to his assistance after this defeat, he
11] proceeded on the morrow to meet those depredators, and
12] came up with them at Srath-in-fherain, and about the
13] Aenach; and their preys were taken from them. And
14] Niall himself escaped by force from this defeat; and
15] Thomas Mac Goisdelbh was slain there, and his brother,
16] i.e. David Mac Goisdelbh, was taken prisoner, and was
17] afterwards slain in that captivity. And a great many of
18] the host, both Foreigners and Gaeidhel, were slain. And
19] Niall subsequently came on terms of peace to the district,
20] and all his own land was given to him. Enmity and
21] mutual complaints occurred between Maghnus and Niall, for it was
22] reported to Maghnus that Niall had acted
23] treacherously by him; and Niall afterwards tried to
24] leave the district. Great depredations were committed on
25] Niall by Maghnus, and Niall's pride was very much
26] humbled by these depredations.
27] chieftain of Clann-Uadach, died in this year.
28] O'Floinn, chieftain of Síl-Maelruain, mortuus est.
29] O'Domhnaill assumed his own sovereignty again, and
30] Toirdhelbhach O'Domhnaill was expelled.
31] Gilla-ruaidh, archdeacon of Oilfinn, quievit.
32] Craith, abbot of Loch-Cé, mortuus est.
33] The kalends of January on Tuesday, and the fifth of
3] A hosting by the Earl against Maghnus O'Conchobhair,
4] when he went to Ros-Comain and he departed without
5] taking pledges or hostages. Maghnus O'Conchobhair followed
6] him to Milic, in violation of Connacht, and went into
7] his house, and obtained all that he desired from the Earl
8] on this occasion.
Another hosting by the same Earl to
9] Luighne, when he plundered the greater part of the district;
10] but, nevertheless, Domhnall O'hEghra went not into his
11] house, and gave him neither pledges nor hostages on this
Niall Gelbhuidhe O'Conchobhair, son of Muiredhach,
13] son of Aedh Dall,son of Toirdhelbhach Mór (i.e. king
14] of Connacht), was slain by Tadhg, son of Andrias, son of
15] Brian Luighnech O'Conchobhair, and by Tuathal, son of
Mac Cochlain, i.e. the king of Delbhna, was
17] killed in his own country by Sifin Mac Feorais, at the
18] instigation of the Earl, in hoc anno.
19] of Eoghan O'Conchobhair, died in hoc anno.
20] O'Gairmleghaigh was slain by O'Neill.
21] chieftain of Ard-Midhair, quievit.
22] The kalends of January on Thursday, and the sixteenth
23] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.xciii; xxv. anno cycli
24] solaris; secundus annus cycli lunaris; vi. annus Indictionis.
25] Maghnus, son of Conchobhar Ruadh, son of Muirchertach
26] Muimhnech, son of Toirdhelbhach Mór, i.e. king of Connacht
27] during five years and a half, as the poet explains:
- 28] O'Conchobhair of the fair skin,
29] The grandson of Muirchertach Muimhnech:
30] Five years and a half, to be mentioned,
31] Was Maghnus of the cavalry hosts a king
Murchadh O'Maelsechlainn, king of Midhe,
15] died in this year.
Ferghal O'Raighilligh, chieftain of
16] Muinter-Maelmórdha during the space of twelve years,
17] was killed in the middle of his own residence by the
18] Tellach-Dunchadha, in hoc anno.
It was revealed to
19] Nicholas Mac Maelisa, comarb of Patrick, that the relics
20] of Patrick, and Colum-Cille, and Brighid were in Sabhall-Patraic;
21] and they were disinterred by him; and great
22] virtues and miracles were performed by them after they
23] had been disinterred by him; and he subsequently made
24] an honourably covered shrine for them.
Mor, daughter of
25] Felim O'Conchobhair, mortua est.
26] bishop of Cenel-Eoghain,quievit in Christo.
27] O'Flannagain, dux of the descendants of Cathal
28] son of Muiredhach, mortuus est.
Two chieftains of
29] Tellach-Dunchadha died in hoc anno.
Tuathal, son of
30] Muirchertach O'Conchobhair, occisus est.
Cathal Mac Diarmada,
31] king of Muinter-Maelruanaidh, was treacherously
10] The kalends of January on Friday, which was the
11] twenty-seventh of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.xc.
12] quarto; xxvi. anno cycli solaris; iii. annus cycli lunaris;
13] vii. anno Indictionis.
Muirchertach, son of Maghnus
14] O'Conchobhair, the best qualified of the Connachtmen to
15] be a king, was killed by Tadhg, son of Andrias O'Conchobhair,
16] and by Domhnall, the son of Tadhg; and a few
17] of his people were slain there along with him.
18] son of Eoghan O'Conchobhair, committed depredations
19] on the Clann-Muirchertaigh.
Domhnall O'hEghra, king
20] of Luighne, died in hoc anno.
21] chieftain of Clann-Cathail, was slain by Cathal,
22] son of Tadhg Mac Diarmada, on the street of Sligech, in
23] this year.
Donnchadh Mac Consnamha, chieftain of
24] Muinter-Cinaith, mortuus est.
25] Tighernáin, chieftain of Tellach-Dunchadha, mortuus est.
26] Cathal, son of Tadhg Mac Diarmada, king of Magh-Luirg,
27] the best man for bounty and prowess, mortuus est.
28] Derbhail, daughter of Tadhg, son of Cathal Mac Diarmada,
29] mortua est.
The castle of Sligech was thrown down by
30] Aedh O'Conchobhair.
Maelruanaidh, son of Gilla-Christ,
31] assumed the sovereignty of Magh-Luirg.
The Earl was
32] taken prisoner by Fitz-Gerald, in consequence of which
33] all Erinn was thrown into a state of disturbance. A
34] great, treacherous depredation was committed by Fitz-Gerald
Diarmaid, son of the Liathanach O'Conchobhair,
6] occisus est, et sepultus est in Trinity Island on
David Mac Gilla-Erraith was slain by the sons
8] of Domhnall Dubh O'hEghra.
9] The kalends of January on Saturday, and the eighth of
10] the moon; anno Domini M.cc.xc.quinto; xxvii. anno
11] cycli solaris; quartus annus cycli lunaris; viii. anno Indictionis.
12] The same Earl was set at liberty by Fitz-Gerald,
13] through the power of the king of the Saxons,
14] good hostages of his own family having been obtained from
15] him by Fitz-Gerald.
Brian, son of Aedh Buidhe, son of
16] Domhnall Og, son of Aedh Meth, king of Cenel-Eoghain,
17] was slain by Domhnall, the son of Brian O'Neill; and a
18] great slaughter of the Foreigners and Gaeidhel along with
Domhnall O'Cellaigh, king of Uí-Maine, died in the
20] habit of a gray monk, in the monastery of Cnoc-Muaidhe, in
21] hoc anno.
Conn Mac Branan, chieftain of Corc-Achlann,
22] was slain by the sons of O'Cellaigh, whilst seeking for his
23] horses after they had been stolen. Tomaltach Mac Branan
24] afterwards assumed the chieftainship in his place, and was
25] slain by the sons of Cu-alladh, in revenge of their father
26] who had been previously killed by Tomaltach.
27] castle of Magh-dumha, and the castle of Baile-núadh, and
A great war between the king
3] of France and the king of the Saxons.
A great war
4] in Tir-Conaill in hoc anno.
The hostages of Brian Mac
5] Shamhradhain, and of Gilla-Isa Mac Dorchaidh, were
6] taken by Gilla-Isa O'Raighilligh in hoc anno.
7] The kalends of January on Sunday, and the nineteenth
8] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.xcvi; xxviii. anno cycli
9] solaris; quinto anno cycli lunaris; ix. anno Indictionis.
10] Aedh, son of Eoghan O'Conchobhair, was deposed by his
11] own sept, and the Clann-Muirchertaigh were brought
12] into the district in his place, and the sovereignty of the
13] district, and its hostages, were given to Conchobhar
14] Ruadh, son of Cathal Ruadh O'Conchobhair; and the
15] entire district was destroyed, both church and territory,
16] through this deposition having been effected by them.
17] The territory of Cairpre was all burned and destroyed
18] by Clann-Muirchertaigh; and they attacked the churches
19] of the district; but God, and Colum-Cille, and Mary,
20] whose churches were then profaned, avenged these deeds
21] on them afterwards.
As regards Aedh O'Conchobhair,
22] however, he assembled a great army of Foreigners and
23] Gaeidhel, including William Burk and Theobald Burk,
24] who proceeded to the monastery of the Buill, in which
25] they remained four nights; and they destroyed much
26] corn and property throughout the entire district. And
27] the chieftains of the district went then into his house;
28] and they took them with them to the Earl's house, to
29] make peace with Aedh O'Conchobhair. And though
30] they promised, they did not observe this peace; for on
31] going home they again sided with the Clann-Muirchertaigh.
32] As to Aedh O'Conchobhair, he went after this
33] into the Tuatha, and brought with him O'Ferghail
34] and Mac Raghnaill, together with the forces of
35] the Conmaicne; and he dispatched messengers to Mac
36] Diarmada and O'Flannagain, who returned into the
15] bishop of Oilfinn, in Christo quievit in Ros-Comain,
16] twenty nights before May-day, and was interred in
17] the monastery of the Buill.
18] of O'Floinn of Es, mortua est, et sepulta est in monasterio
19] canonicorum Fontis Patricii.
A great hosting
20] by the king of the Saxons, accompanied by the
21] chiefs of the Foreigners of Erinn, viz.:Richard Burk,
22] Earl of Ulster, and Fitz-Gerald, and John Fitz-Thomas;
23] and they all went to Alba, and obtained great sway in
24] it on that occasion. However, they destroyed numerous
25] territories and termons, oirechts and churches, in
26] it; and, in particular, razed a monastery of Friars
27] Preachers, so that they left not one stone of it on
28] another; and they also killed many ecclesiastics and
29] women there.
1] The kalends of January on Tuesday, and the thirtieth
2] of the moon; anno Domini M.xx.xc. septimo; primus
3] annus solaris cycli; vi. anno cycli lunaris; x. anno
Conchobhar, son of Taichlech, son of Diarmaid,
5] son of Conchobhar, son of Diarmaid, son of Tadhg,
6] i.e. the king of Magh-Luirg and Airtech, the eldest of his
7] brothers, and lord of Slicht-Maelruanaidh, the best man
8] of his own time for covenant and guarantee, valour and
9] prowess, battle and conflict, attack and restraint, protection
10] and good asylum, veracity and government, died in
11] this year, after triumphing over the world and the
12] devil, and was interred in the monastery of the Buill,
13] in the grave of his ancestors and elders.
14] Oirechtaigh, bishop of Condere, and a gray monk of the
15] order of the Desert, quievit.
16] chieftain of Cenel-Doffa, was slain by his kinsman's son,
17] i.e. the son of his father's brother, and by Muinter-Eolais
18] per dolum, at Enach-dubh.
19] bishop of Cluain, was killed by a concussion, after falling
20] off his horse.
A great expedition was led into France
21] by Edward, i.e. the king of the Saxons, with cheerfulness
22] and great spirits; but he came out of it, nevertheless,
23] without obtaining sway or power on that occasion.
24] Maelsechlainn Mac Briain, i.e. the abbot of the Buill,
25] assumed the bishopric of Oilfinn; and Marian O'Donnabhair
26] was elected previously, and went to Rome to contest
27] the bishopric, and died on that journey.
28] O'hAnluain, and his brother, and Aenghus Mac Mathghamhna,
29] and a great many more of the nobles of their
30] people along with them, were killed by the Foreigners
31] of Dun-Delgan whilst they were returning from the
32] Earl in the same year.
33] The kalends of January on Wednesday, and the
Thomas Fitz-Maurice, a great, noble
4] baron of the Clann-Gerailt, who was called the Crooked
5] Heir, mortuus est in hoc anno.
6] abbot of Es-Ruaidh, quievit in Christo.
7] of Aedh Buidhe O'Neill, wife of Tadhg, son of Andrias
8] O'Conchobhair, died in the beginning of spring in hoc
Brian Bregach Mac Shamhradhain, chieftain of
10] Tellach-Echach, the most bountiful and puissant man
11] that was in his own time, was slain by Aedh Breifnech
12] O'Conchobhair and the Clann-Muirchertaigh, in his own
13] house at Cuil-O'Guaire, on the third day of summer.
14] Donnchadh, son of Domhnall O'hEghra, one fit to be
15] king of Luighne, and the most bountiful and renowned
16] prince in his own country, was slain in treachery by
17] his own brother, i.e. Brian Carrach O'hEghra.
18] Ruadh Mac Carthaigh, king of Des-Mumha, quievit.
19] Ferghal O'Ferghail, bishop of Tir-Conaill, quievit in
The bishopric of Cluain was assumed by the
21] abbot of Cill-Bécain, i.e. William O'Finnén, in this
23] The kalends of January on Thursday, and the twenty-second
24] of the moon; anno Domini M.cc.xcix; tertio anno
25] cycli solaris; viii. anno cycli lunaris; xii. annus Indictionis.
26] Alexander Mac Domhnaill, the best man for hospitality
27] and nobility both in Erinn and Alba, was slain
28] by Alexander Mac Dubhghaill, together with a countless
29] slaughter of his people along with him.
30] bishop of Cill-Dalua, quievit.
John Alamara, the
31] most active, powerful, and bountiful knight in Midhe,
32] was slain by Jeffrey O'Ferghail, in pursuit of a prey.
9] The kalends of January on Friday, and the third of
10] the moon, A.D. m.ccc; quarto anno cycli solaris; ix. anno
11] cycli lunaris; xiii. anno Indictionis.
Tibbot Butler, a
12] great, noble baron, mortuus est.
John Prendergast was
13] slain by the son of Fiachra O'Floinn in hoc anno.
14] castle of Ath-cliath-in-Chorainn was commenced by the
15] Red Earl in this year.
Seoinin Og Mac Maurice was
16] slain, and many other persons along with him, by Conchobhar,
17] son of Fiachra O'Floinn.
18] Carthaigh, who was qualified to be king of Des-Mumha,
19] mortuus est.
Conghalach O'Lochlainn, bishop of Corcumruaidh,
20] in Christo quievit.
Eochaidh, son of Domhnall
21] O'hAirt, chieftain of Clann-Cellaigh, was slain by
22] Foreigners in hoc anno.
A general invitation came from
23] Rome in the time of Pope Boniface VIII., throughout all
24] Christendom; and in each hundredth year this invitation
25] was wont to be issued, and it was usually called a 'year
26] of grace'; and a countless multitude from all the countries
27] in Christendom were wont to go in pilgrimage to Rome at
28] this invitation; and they would obtain forgiveness of all
29] sins there through this grace.
Adam Staunton, lord of
30] Cera, mortuus est.
William Mac Flannchadha, chieftain of
31] Dartraighe, was slain by Ualgharg O'Ruairc in hoc anno.
1] The kalends of January on Sunday, and the fourteenth
2] of the moon; anno Domini M.ccc. primo; quinto anno
3] cycli solaris; x. anno cycli lunaris; xiiii. anno Indictionis.
4] Finnghuala, daughter of Fedhlim O'Conchobhair,
5] i.e. the abbess of Cill-Craebhnat, in Christo quievit.
6] Cormac, son of Cormac O'Maelsechlainn, was slain by
7] the son of Art O'Maelsechlainn, i.e. the son of his own
8] father's brother.
Gilla-Isa Mac Firbisigh ollamh of Uí-Fiachrach-Muaidhe,
9] a most eminent professor of history,
10] story-telling, poetry and computation, and of many
11] other sciences, died in hoc anno.
A great depredation
12] was committed by Aedh, the son of Cathal O'Conchobhair,
13] and by the Clann-Muirchertaigh also, on Tadhg, son
14] of Andrias, in Magh-Ceidne.
Matthew Mac Craith,
15] great priest of Ard-Carna, a most charitable and humane
16] man, quievit in Christo.
Cathal O'Maelduin, of the Uí-Fiachrach-Muaidhe,
17] i.e., the chief steward of the king of
18] Connacht, died in hoc anno.
Muirchertach Mac Conshnamha,
19] one fit to be chieftain of Muinter-Cinaith,
20] was killed by the Clann-Muirchertaigh in hoc anno.
21] hosting to Alba by the king of the Saxons, accompanied
22] by Fitz-Gerald, and Mac Feorais, and the chiefs of the
23] Foreigners of Connacht, excepting the Earl of Ulster,
24] which lasted from a fortnight before Lammas until All-hallowtide;
25] but they obtained not complete sway in it.
26] The kalends of January on Monday, and the twenty-fifth
27] of the moon; anno Domini M.ccc. secundo; sexto
28] anno cycli solaris; xi. anno cycli lunaris; xv. anno
Domhnall Ruadh Mac Carthaigh, king of
30] Des-Mumha, i.e. the oldest and noblest, the most bountiful
31] and valiant, and the most formidable and triumphant
32] Gaeidhel, in battles and conflicts, of all the Gaeidhel
33] of Erinn, died after the victory of penitence in this
Miles, bishop of Luimnech, who was the grandson
The bishop of
2] Corcach, i.e. Mac Donnchadha, (and he was a gray monk),
3] quievit in Christo.
Ruaidhri, son of Domhnall O'hEghra,
4] one fit to be king of Luighne, died in hoc anno.
5] depredations were committed by Aedh, son of Cathal
6] O'Conchobhair, on Tadhg, son of Andrias O'Conchobhair,
7] and on Sitrec, son of the Cairnech Mac Flannchaidh, in
8] Magh-Ceidne, in the same year.
A great destruction of
9] cows, and mortality amongst all cattle, in this year.
10] Master Stephen O'Bragan, archbishop of Caisel, quievit.
11] Donn Mac Uidhir, king of Feara-Manach, the most eminent
12] man in all Erinn for charity, and humanity, and
13] prowess, quievit.
William O'Finnén, abbot of Cill-Bécan,
14] and afterwards bishop of Cluain-mic-Nois, in Christo
Cathal, son of Domhnall Mac Raghnaill, heir
16] to the chieftaincy of Muinter-Eolais, was slain by Ferghal
17] Mac Raghnaill, i.e. the son of his own father's
19] The kalends of January on Tuesday, and the sixth of
20] the moon; anno Domini M.ccc. tertio; septimo anno cycli
21] solaris; xii. anno cycli lunaris; primus annus Indictionis.
22] Nicholas Mac Maelisa, archbishop of Ard-Macha, the most
23] godly and generous cleric that was in Erinn in his own
24] time, in Christo quievit.
Maelsechlainn Mac Briain, bishop
25] of Oilfinn, died in hoc anno.
26] abbot of the Buill, assumed the bishopric of Oilfinn afterwards.
27] Diarmaid O'Flannagain, chieftain of Tuath-Ratha,
28] and his two sons, and many superior men of his
29] own people along with them, were slain by the people of
30] Domhnall, son of Andrias O'Conchobhair, after they had
2] son of Domhnall Og O'Domhnaill, who was usually called
3] 'Toirdhelbhach of Cnoc-in-mhadhma', i.e. the king of
4] Tir-Conaill during twelve years, both in it and out of it
5] a warlike, active man, and the Cuchullainn of theClann-Dalaigh
6] in valourwas slain by Aedh, the son of
7] Domhnall Og, i.e. his own brother, after a long war, and
8] after much destruction had been committed on all sides
9] throughout the country, and a prodigious slaughter along
10] with him of the Cenel-Eoghain, and the chiefs of the
11] Foreigners of the North, and of the Cenel-Conaill themselves
12] likewise, and Muirchertach Mac Fhlannchaidh,
13] chieftain of Dartraighe. Donn O'Cathain, king of Feara-Craibhe
14] and Cianachta, was slain there, and Donnchadh
15] Mac Menmain and Aedh Mac Menmainthe two grandsons
16] of the Fer leighinn O'Domhnaill; and Niall, son of
17] Niall O'Baighill, the good material of a chieftain of the
18] Three-Tuatha; Mac Ughossa and his son, and his brother,
19] and Adam Sandal, and numerous Foreigners and Gaeidhel
20] besides. And Aedh O'Domhnaill resumed his own
21] sovereignty after this great triumph, so that after a while
22] his government was like a sea growing calm, a tide ebbing,
23] and a high wind subsiding.
A great hosting by the
24] King of the Saxons to Alba, when they took several
25] cities; and the Red Earl, i.e. Richard Burk, and a great
26] many Foreigners and Gaeidhel, went from Erinn with a
27] large fleet, and obtained sway in Alba on this occasion.
28] Tibbot Burk, i.e. the Earl's brother, died at Carraig-Fergusa
29] on Christmas night, after returning from this
Domhnall Og Mac Carthaigh, King of Des-Mumha,
2] mortuus est.
Maghnus Mac Shamhradhain, dux
3] of Tellach-Echach, occisus est.
Niall Mac Gillafhinnen
4] mortuus est.
Maurice, son of William Galldha Mac
5] Eochagain, quievit on the fourth of the nones of June
6] The kalends of January on Wednesday, and the seventeenth
7] of the moon; anno Domini M.ccc. quarto; octavus
8] annus cycli solaris; xiii. annus cycli lunaris; secundo
Matthew, son of Gilla-Isa O'Raighilligh,
10] king of Breifne, was slain by the Tellach-Dunchadha on
11] Achadh-na-corra, and his gallowglasses were slain there
12] along with him. Mac Shamhradhain and Mac Dorchaidh
13] were wounded there, moreover, along with them.
14] Countess, i.e. the wife of Richard Burk, i.e. the Earl of
15] Ulster, mortua est.
Walter Burk, the same Earl's heir,
16] died in this year.
Conchobhar, son of Aedh O'Conchobhair,
17] was killed by Toirbert O'Flaithbhertaigh, after he
18] had committed wrong and treachery against Donnchadh
19] O'Flaithbhertaigh; and this Toirbert fell on the very
20] same spot.
William Og, son of William Galldha Mac
21] Eochagain, quievit the day before the ides of October in
22] hoc anno.