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

Year U1307


Kalends of Jan. on 6th feria, 9th of the moon, A.D. 1307-11.


A great foray was made by the Clann-Muircertaigh into Connacht and Gilla-Crist, son of Maurice, son of Donnchadh Mac Diarmata, was killed therein and Aedh, son of Cormac Mac Diarmata and William Mac Gille-Arraith and Donnchadh, son of Tomaltach Mac Diarmata and many other persons were killed.


Two sons of William de Burgh the Grey, were slain by the Leinster sons of kings.


A great hosting was made by William de Burgh into Munster against De Clare and battle was given by them and defeat was inflicted on De Clare there. And William de Burgh was at the rere of his force in following up the defeat. And, though he was captured, it is with him the triumph of the defeat remained.


Tadhg O'hAinlidhe was killed by Jordan de Exeter.


Great war in Thomond in this year and battle was given by Donnchadh Mac Conmara and by his sept, namely, by the Cantred of Ui-Caisin, against Ua Briain and all the Men of Munster. And Donnchadh Mac Conmara was killed therein and all the chiefs of his sept and Domnall O'Grada, chief of Cenel-Dunghaile were killed. And countless slaughter took place between them, side for side.



Donnchadh Ua Briain, king of Munster and one fit to be king of Ireland, was killed in treachery by Murchadh, son of Mathgamain Ua Briain.


Lochlainn O'Deaghadh the Swarthy was killed by Mathgamain, son of Domnall Ua Briain the Connacian.


Johnock Mac Uighilin killed the Gruelach in Baile-tobair-Brighde and himself was killed immediately therefor. And it is with the short handled- age wherewith he killed Aedh O'Concobuir the Brefnian, he was killed himself.


A foray was made by Feidhlimidh O'Conchobuir, king of Connacht, on the Clann-Muircertaigh, on the verge of Magh-Cetne. And Mael-Sechlainn, son of Concobur the Red, who was usually called Head of the harvest-band and other persons were killed therein.


Domnall Ua Ruairc, king of Breifni, died.


Diarmait Ua Briain the Cleric died.


Muircertach Ua Briain was made king.


Domnall O'Biru, chief of Tir-Briuin, rested in Christ.


Gilla-Isu O'Dalaigh, professor of poetry, rested in Christ.