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Annal 1460


1460 First of January on Tuesday and the ninth, day of the moon, MCCCCLX. It was the eighth year of the Indiction, seventeenth of the Decemnovennial Cycle. FE.


Thomas son of Thomas Burke, who had succeeded Edmund Burke as Macwilliam, died this year.


Mac Capa, that is Enri son of Gilla Crist, came into Annaly with Domnall Buide O Fergail and died of a sudden sickness at Lissardowlin. He was buried at Cavan and there were fourteen score of axes or more in his funeral procession.


Ruaidri Ballach son of Muirchertach O Conchobair died.



The Provost of Elphin, Ruaidri son of Magnus O Mochain, died.


Domnall son of Diarmait O Maille, Uilliam O Maille and Seoan O Maille went on an expedition with the sons of Mathgamain O Briain against Corca Baiscinn, where they landed, and all three were killed before reaching their ships. Domnall O Briain was captured; Mathgamain was drowned as he went wounded to his ship; and the mendicant folk of Ireland lamented Domnall greatly. God's blessing go with him to Heaven.


Brian O Maille was killed by Aed O Maille on account of an exchange of words between them: these were the sons of Tadc O Maille.


Mac Magnus of Tir Thuathail, Ruaidri son of Eogan Ruad, a well-matched spouse for that land, was killed by Conn O Domnaill and Tadc son of Tadc O Ruairc in pursuit of the preys of Tir Thuathail, after they had carried them off to Aircedglenn. The rest of the Clann Magnusa boldly and triumphantly recovered the preys in this glen.