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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS875


Maengal, tanist of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Robartach son of the artificer, bishop of Cell Dara, rested.

Annal CS876


Constantine son of Cinaed, king of the Picts, dies.

Congalach son of Fínnechta, king of the Airgialla, dies.

Cairpre son of Diarmait, king of Uí Cheinnselaig, was killed by his own kinsmen.

Donngal, bishop of Corcach, died suddenly.

Rechtabra son of Finnbran, king of the Déisi, rested.

Eógan Tobair —he was of the Uí Chrimthainn—abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Annal CS877


Mael Tuile grandson of Cuanu, abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested. He was of the Luigne of Connacht, i.e. of the Gregraige of Ard.

Rhodri son of Merfyn, king of the Britons, came in flight from the dark foreigners to Ireland.

A battle at Loch Cuan between the fair heathens and the dark heathens, in which Albann, chief of the dark heathens, fell.

Annal CS878


A shower of blood fell and clots of gore and blood were found in the fields, in Ciannacht, at Duma na nDéisi specifically.

Great wind and lightning.

An eclipse of the sun i.e. the dark noon.

The shrine of Colum Cille and his other halidoms arrived in Ireland, having been taken in flight to escape the foreigners.

Flann son of Mael Sechlainn begins to reign.


Annal CS879


Aed Finnliath son of Niall Caille, king of Temair, fell asleep on the twelfth of the Kalends of December 20 Nov., the sixth feria, at Druim Inasclainn in the territory of Conaille.

Mael Coba son of Crunnmael, superior of Ard Macha, and the lector i.e. Mochta, were taken prisoner.