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Annal 1314


1314 First of January on Tuesday and the seventh day of the moon, A.D. MCCCXIV. Fourth year of the Lunar Cycle; twelfth year of the Indiction. Common year. F.


Niall O Domnaill was killed.


Ruaidri son of Cathal O Conchobair routed the Ui Raigillig at Drumlane.


Magnus son of Domnall O hEgra was treacherously killed by Magnus son of Uilliam O hEgra.


A battles at Srub Liath in Scotland, where the flower of the


English fell at the hands of Robert Bruce in doing battle for the possession of Scotland, where many earls and knights and numberless other men were slain, along with the Earl of Gloucester, he who of all the English was of most nobility and dignity and inherited the greatest estate.


Gilla an Choimded son of Cinaeth O Gormgaile, erenagh of Elphin, and his wife, Gormlaith daughter of Mac Branain, died.


Niall son of Brian O Neill, the king's son who was the most generous and wealthy in all Ireland and whose governance and law and rule were the best, died this year.


Roalb Mag Mathgamna was slain by his own kinsmen.


Matha Mag Duibne, Bishop of Brefne, rested.


Matha Mag Tigernain, chieftain of Tullyhuncoe, was killed in treachery by Cathal son of Domnall O Ruairc, his foster-son, on the floor of his own house.


Mathgamain Mac in Chaich, chieftain of Fid na Saitne, died.