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

Year U1312


Kalends of Jan. on 4th feria, 23rd of the moon, A.D. 1312-15.


A great fleet-host came from Scotland with the brother of the king of Scotland, that is, with Edward Bruce, into the territories of Ulidia. Great forays were made by it on the people of the Earl de Burgh and on the Foreigners of Meath. A great host was collected by the Earl against the Scotch. Feidhlimidh, son of Aedh Ua Concobuir, king of Connacht, went with that. Another great host was collected by Ruaidhri, son of Cathal Ua


Conchobuir, in Connacht. Castles were burned and broken down.


Aedh, son of Maghnus Ua Conchobuir, was killed by Cathal, son of Domnall Ua Concobuir. Maghnus, son of Maghnus, the son of a king who was best of hospitality and prowess that was of the Connachtmen and Domnall, his brother, were killed on the morrow by the same man. Diarmait, son of Simon of the Strand, was killed on the day on which was killed Aedh, son of Maghnus Ua Concobuir, by the same Clan, in revenge of their father.


A battle was fought by the Earl on the one side and by Edward Bruce with his force on the other side, so that defeat was given to the Earl and to the Foreigners besides. And William de Burgh and the two sons of Mac-in-Mhilidh were taken prisoners there.


Mathgamain Mag Raghnaill, chief of Muinter-Eoluis and O'Mailmhiadhaigh, chief of Muinter-Cerballain and many of Muinter-Eoluis along with them were killed by Maelruanaigh Mac Diarmata. Concobur the Red, son of Aedh Ua Conchobair the Brefnian, was killed there.


Maelruanaigh Mac Diarmata and Gilbert Mac Goisdelbh came into Magh-Luirg and forays were made by them. And they took away with them the wife of Diarmait Mac Diarmata the Foreigner and plundered all the people of Diarmait the Foreigner.


Aedh O'Domnaill came against the Castle of Sligech and it was reduced by him.


Ruaidhri, son of Domnall Ua Concobuir, was killed by Derborgaill, daughter of Maghnus Ua Concobuir. The deed was done for stipend by a band of gallowglasses.