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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U651


Kalends of January seventh feria, third or fourth of the moon. AD 650.


Repose of Aedán, bishop of the Saxons, and the killing of two sons of Blathmac son of Aed Sláine, i.e. Dúnchad and Conall.

    1. 1] Blathmac son of Aed, the king,
      2] Begot a son through excess(?);
      3] Jesus will take away his two sons
      4] From Blathmac in requital.
    Maelodrán recited
    1. 1] O mill,
      2] Though you have ground much wheat,
      3] It was no crushing of oats
      4] When you ground Cerball's grandson.

    2. p.129

    3. 1] The grain which the mill grinds
      2] Is not oats but red wheat;
      3] Of the best in the great genealogical tree
      4] Was the feed of Maelodrán's mill.


The killing of Oiséne son of Oiserg.