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Annal 1273


1273 First of January on Sunday and the sixth day of the moon, A.D. MCCLXXIII. First year of the Decemnovennial Cycle; fifth year of the Solar Cycle; first year of the Indiction. Common year. A.


Conchobar Buide son of Amlaib son of Art O Ruairc, king of Brefne, was killed by the sons of Conchobar son of Tigernan O Conchobair, and he killed the best man of them, Tigernan son of Conchobar.


Eochaid Mac Mathgamna, king of Oriel, was killed, with many others not enumerated here, by O hAnluain and the Cenel Eogain this year.


Jordan d'Exeter raided the Corann, and a few of the Connacht princes came up with his party; but they were incited to an unwise move by an evil(?) man, so that Domnall son of Donnchad son of Magnus [O Conchobair] and Magnus son of Art and Oirechtach Mac Aedacain and Aed O Birn and many others were killed.


Mac Muiris Mac Gerailt led a great expedition into Thomond and exacted hostages and submission from O Briain.


Cormac son of Diarmait son of Ruaidri [O Conchobair] died.


Geoffrey de Geynville arrived in Ireland as Justiciar from the King of England.


Domnall of Erris, son of Magnus mac Muirchertaig Muimnig, was banished from the Owles and Erris by the Galls this year.


Ruaidri O Flaithbertaig was likewise banished from West Connacht by the Galls.