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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS900


Mac Eitigh son of Lethlabar, king of Dál Araidi, dies.

Tadc son of Conchobor, king of the three Connachta, rested after prolonged suffering.

Cell Dara was plundered by the heathens.

The repose of Mael Brigte son of Proilech, chief bishop of Mumu.

Repose of Domnall son of Constantine, king of Scotland.

A great woman was cast up from the sea in Alba: she was nine score and twelve feet in length, sixteen feet between her two breasts, her hair fifteen feet long, six the length of her finger, seven the length of her nose. Every part of her was as white as a swan or the foam of a wave.

Annal CS901


Mael Ruanaid son of Flann of Mael Sechnaill was killed by the Luigne of Connacht, that is, he was burnt in a house set on fire, i.e. by the sons of Cernachán son of Tadc and by the son of Lorcán son of Cathal. Many others fell there, with three exceptions, i.e. Maelchrón son of Domnall, king of Cenél Loegairi, the superior of Ros Ech i.e. Dub Cuilinn, and another.

A change of abbots in Cluain moccu Nóis, i.e. Ioseph instead of Dedimus.

A change of kings in Caisel i.e. Cormac son of Cuilennán succeeded Cenn Gécáin.

Mael Bresail son of Mael Doraidh, king of Cenél Conaill, was killed in the battle of Sailtini by Murchadh son of Mael Dúin, king of Cenél Eógain.


Annal CS902


Finnguine, king of Caisel, was killed by his own people.

The heathens were driven from Ireland, i.e. from the fortress of Áth Cliath, by Cerball son of Muirecán with the Laigin and by Mael Finnia son of Flannacán with the men of Brega; and they abandoned a good number of their ships.

Annal CS903


Caínchomrac, bishop and superior of Lugbad, rested.

Cellach son of Saergus, bishop of Ard Macha, rested.

Mael Finnia, king of Brega, dies.

Dub Gilla son of Etarscél, king of Uí Cheinnselaigh, dies.

Annal CS904


Ioseph, i.e. of Loch Con, of the Uí Fhiachrach of the north, abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Cenannas was profaned by Flann son of Mael Sechnaill against Donnchad, i.e. his own son, and many were beheaded there around the oratory.

Dúngal son of Baíthíne, bishop and superior of Glenn dá Locha, rested.

Fogartach son of Mael Ruanaid, king of Cenél Conaill, dies.

Cairpre Cam, bishop of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested. It was to him that the spirit of Mael Sechnaill son of Mael Ruanaid appeared.

Ead, king of the Picts, fell by the two grandsons of Ímar and by Cathal with two hundred.

Ailech was plundered by the foreigners.