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Annal 1344


1344 First of January on Thursday and the ninth day of the moon, A.D. MCCCXLIV. Fifteenth year of the Lunar Cycle; twelfth year of the Indiction; twentieth year of the Solar Cycle. Common year. DC.


Tomas son of Cathal Riabach O Ruairc was killed by the Clan Murtagh this year.


Aed son of Roulb Mag Mathgamna, king of Oriel, died this year. Murchad Oc son of Murchad Mor son of Brian of the Mass-chalices was made king in his stead and died at the end of a week. Magnus son of Eochaid son of Roulb then assumed the kingship of Oriel.


Art Mor son of Cormac O Mailsechlainn, king of Meath, was killed by Cormac Ballach O Mailsechlainn, who afterwards assumed the kingship of Meath himself.


Uilliam son of Mathgamain Mag Ragnaill was killed by the sons of Cathal Mag Ragnaill.


Matha son of Gilla Crist Clerech Mac Diarmata was killed by the Muinter Eilide at the Curlieus.


The Bishop of Leyney rested in Christ.


Murchad son of Maelmuad O hEgra, Abbot of Boyle and a possible bishop of Leyney, rested.