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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1049


Kalends of January first feria, twenty-third of the moon. AD 1049.


Amalgaid, successor of Patrick, having completed twenty-nine years as superior, rested penitently in Christ.

    1. (Amalgaid, abbot of the splendid Irish,
      His grievous loss was greatly lamented;
      Assuredly to seek the bright royal house
      He went on the Feast of the excellent apostles;
      At the beginning of July he died,
      And there gained a triumph over noble Heaven.)


Mael Cainnig ua Tuaichlig, coarb of Daiminis, and Tuathal ua hUail, superior of Both Chonais, rested in peace.


Flaithbertach ua Loingsig was killed by the son of Conchobor ua Loingsig.


Muirchertach son of Mael Sechnaill was killed by Conchobor ua Maíl Shechnaill contrary to a pledge given to God and man.


Conchobor ua Cinn Fhaelad, king of Uí Chonaill Gabra, and Ímar ua Béice, king of Uí Méith, were killed.


Dub dá Leithe entered the abbotship from his lectorship on the same day in which Amalgaid died. Aed ua Forréidh then assumed the lectorship.


(This year Flaithbertach ua Laithnéin, king of Fernmag, was taken prisoner.)