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Annal 1240


1240First of January on Sunday, MCCXL. Third day of the moon. Last year of the Solar Cycle; sixth year of the Decemnovennial Cycle; thirteenth year of the Indiction. Embolismal year. AG.


A great raid by Cu Chonnacht O Raigillig against Cormac son of Tomaltach [Mac Diarmata]. He plundered the whole country to Ardcarne and killed many people, to avenge his son.


Fedlim O Conchobair went to the house of the King of England, to make complaint of the Galls and Gaels of Ireland. He received much honour from the King on that visit and returned home in safety, happy and cheerful.


Aed son of Gilla na Naem Crom (the Stooped) O Sechnusaig was killed by Conchobar son of Aed mac Cathail Chrobdeirg and Fiachra O Flainn.


Sadb, daughter of O Cennetig and wife of Donnchad Cairbrech O Briain, died.


Gilla na Naem O Dreain, erenagh of Ardcarne, died this year.