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

Year U1368


Kalends of Jan. on 5th feria, 23rd of the moon, A.D. 1368-72.


Brian Mor Mac Mathgamna, arch-king of Oirgialla, the hand that most slew of the Foreigners and of the Gaidhil of Ireland in his own time was that man and he went against the Foreigners and a gallowglass of his own people fell upon him treacherously in a solitary place and he was slain by him and the assassin himself escaped thereafter.


Treachery the most repulsive and hateful that was ever done in Ireland was done by Domnall, son of Muircertach Ua Conchobuir: to wit, the son of his own kinsman, namely, Tadhg junior, son of Magnus, was slain by his own hands in the castle of Sligech, whilst he was in custody with him therein.


John Ua Dubagain, arch-historian of Ireland, abandoned the delight of the world for the space of seven years and died with the Community of John the Baptist in Rinn-duin.


Mac Feorais Birmingham was taken prisoner by O'Cellaigh and by his sons, and Richard,son of Mac Feorais, that is, the heir of Mac Feorais, was killed.


William junior, son of William de Burgh, head of the urbanity of Ireland, died the same year.


William junior Ua Cellaigh, the best material of a general generous patron that was in Ireland, died this year. And there came not from Cormac of the Banishments, son of Concobur son of Ness, downwards a son of a king that was better than he.