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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U617


Kalends of January seventh feria, eighteenth of the moon. AD 616.


The burning of the martyrs of Aig—the burning of Donnán of Aig on the fifteenth of the Kalends of May with one hundred and fifty martyrs; and the slaughter of Torach and the burning of Condaire.


Isidore wrote his chronicle down to this year, ending thus: Heraclius then completed the fifth year of his imperial reign, this being in the fifth year of the emperor Heraclius and in the fourth of the most religious prince Sesibutus. From the beginning of the world to the present year of Heraclius i.e. the fifth, there are 5814 years.