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Annala Uladh: Annals of Ulster otherwise Annala Senait, Annals of Senat (Author: [unknown])

Year U1285


of Jan. on 7th feria, 5th of the moon, A.D. 1285-9.


Tadhg Ua Flannagain, chief of Clann-Cathail, rested in Christ.


Matthew O'Sgingin, arch-antiquary of all Ireland, died.


Miles, bishop of Conmaicni Ardagh, namely, the Foreign bishop, rested in Christ.


Simon Ua Finachta, herenagh of Oil-finn, rested in Christ.


A hosting by Richard Tait of Athlone and by the Foreigners of Meath—and Maghnus Ua Conchobuir, king of Connacht, was with him—to attack Ua Mail-Sechlainn, so that a great defeat (namely, the defeat of Crois-sliabh) was inflicted upon them. And Richard Tuit, the great, noble Baron was killed therein, as well as his kinsmen and Jacques Ua Cellaigh, namely, the son of the bishop.


Fiachra Ua Flainn, chief of Muinnter-Mailruanaigh, the best person for hospitality and prowess and protection that was in Connacht, went to make marriage alliance with the Foreigners, so that the son of Richard de Burgh the Fair and Mac William de Burgh and Mac Fheorais killed him in treachery.


A great host was


led by Mac Fheorais against the Calbach Ua Concobuir and the sons of the kings of Leinster, so that great defeat was put upon them. And Meyler de Exeter and many other Foreigners were killed and many horses were taken from him.