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Annal 1435


1435 First of January on Saturday; fourth day of the moon; MCCCCXXXV. Indiction 13; eleventh of the Decemnovennial Cycle. B.



Ballintober was burned by O Cellaig and his allies.


A great war broke out all over Connacht, which wrought much destruction. Tadc son of Cathal Mac Donnchada and Cathal son of Diarmait Mac Donnchada were killed in this war; Mac Diarmata's stronghold was burned; Magnus son of Diarmait Ruad and Cormac son of the son of Murchad son of Gilla Crist were killed by Mac Donnchada in this war. Mac Diarmata and O Conchobair [afterwards] made peace between themselves.


Peace was made by the whole Province with O Neill.


O Neill made an expedition against the Galls and did great damage to them. But this was a success with failure. For O Domnaill was left unguarded apart from O Neill's-army; his son Toirrdelbach was killed and he himself was captured by Thomas Dillon and taken to the Isle of Man by the King's Lieutenant and never returned. Mac Cathmail and the son of Magnus Caech O Domnaill were captured here also.


Tadc son of Tigernan O Ruairc, king of Brefne, died.


Robert Barrett, lord of Tirawley, died.


Hoberd son of Uilliam O Fergail was killed by Maelsechlainn Mac Herbert.


The Countess of Desmond, Mary Burke, died.


Domnall son of Eogan Mag Carthaig was killed by Tadc son of Cormac son of Diarmait Mag Carthaig.


Domnall O Fergail, chieftain of the Muinter Angaile, died on the nineteenth of December by the day of the month, Monday by the day of the week.


Brian Og son of Brian son of Enri O Neill and his two sons were captured by the sons of Eogan O Neill in the midst of O Neill's own stronghold. They were eventually maimed, in spite of the guarantee of Mac Conmide. And they were reviled as well on this account.


Rosa son of Dauid Mag Cochlain was treacherously killed by Fedlim Mag Cochlain.


Toirrdelbach son of Gilla Espuic Mac Domnaill died.


Mag Raith of Termann Dabeoc [died.]