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Annal 1452


1452 First of January on Saturday, MCCCCLII. Eleventh day of the moon; ninth year of the Decemnovennial Cycle. BA.


Nechtan O Domnaill, king of Tir Conaill, was killed by the sons of Niall O Domnaill, his own brother, this year, after they had been banished from the country.


Fergal Oc Mag Eochacain was killed on St. Nicholas' day at the cross-roads in Croughool by the son of the Baron of Delvin and the sons of Piers son of Piers Dalton, who were the children of his mother's brother.


Maelsechlainn son of Urard O Mailchonaire died.


Lochlainn Oc O hAinlige, chieftain of Cenel Dobtha, was treacherously killed in the crannog of Loch Leise by the son of Murchad son of Gilla na Naem O hAinlige and the son of Uaithne son of Gilla na Naem, having been given up [to his slayers] by the sons of O Mailbrigte his own steward, on the Sunday night after St. Michael's day. These traitors were afterwards hanged for their offence by Ruaidri Buide O hAinlige.


The Earl of Ormond died at Ardee on the third of August.