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Annála Connacht (Author: [unknown])

Annal 1499


1499 First of January, the age of the Lord one thousand four hundred four score and nineteen years.


A terrible deed was done in Scotland by James Stewart, King of Scotland: Eidhin Mor Mac Domnaill, king of the Hebrides, Eoin Cathanach his son and Alustrann Ballach were hanged by him on one gallows.


Tadg Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg, Airtech, Tir Thuathail and Clann Chathail, head of the glory and lordship and hospitality and valour of his own country, a king who tamed and quieted all his near neighbours so that they submitted respectfully to him, the best patron of poets and exiles and poor and needy and destitute men who had appeared for a long time in his country, died in his own stronghold on Macdermot's Rock and was buried in the tomb of his ancestors, after a victory of Unction and Penance.