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Annal 1231


1231 First of January on Wednesday, MCCXXXI and the twenty-fourth day of the moon. Sixteenth year [of the cycle of Nineteen; nineteenth year] of the Solar Cycle; fourth year of the Indiction. Common year. E.


Feth fo lige, daughter of Conchobar Mac Diarmata and wife of Muirchertach Muimnech son of Toirrdelbach Mor O Conchobair, died this year. She was the greatest, most beautiful, most generous, purest woman and of the best repute that ever was in Leth Cuinn, and the mother of Magnus mac Muirchertaig Muimnig and Conchobar Ruad and Tuathal and Toirrdelbach the priest, prior of the church of Peter and Paul.


Dub Chablaig daughter of Conchobar Mac Diarmata died in the monastery of Boyle this year.


Duinnin O Mailchonaire, ollave of Sil Murray, died this year.


Flann O Connachtaig, Bishop of Ui Briuin, rested.


Fedlim mac Cathail Chrobdeirg was taken prisoner at Meelick by Mac William Burke, in violation of the guarantees of the leading Galls of Ireland.


Flaithbertach O Flannacain, chieftain of Clann Chathail, died on pilgrimage in the monastery of Boyle, having taken the Cross.


Domnall O Domnaill king of Tir Conaill and Aengus Mac Gilla Finnein raised an army against Cathal O Raigillig. They brought ships to Loch Oughter and plundered Eanish, where they slaughtered the best white steed in Ireland and carried off the precious objects and the wealth and treasure and good things there.


Dionysius O Morda, Bishop of Elphin, having resigned his bishopric for the love of God and having ended his life on Trinity Island in Loch Key in devotion to God and to Clarus Mac Mailin Archdeacon of Elphin and to the Order of Canons in that place, rested in Christ on that same island on the fifteenth day of December.


Dub Themrach daughter of O Cuind, wife of Flaithbertach O Flannacain, died.


Conchobar Got (the Stammerer) O hEgra, king of Leyney, died.


Cormac son of Tomaltach [Mac Diarmata] began to make a market-town at Rockingham.



The son of Niall O Gormlegaig, chieftain of Cenel Moain, died.


Donnchad O Conchobair became Bishop of Elphin in succession to Dionysius O Morda.


Gilla Isa Mac Samradain, chieftain of Tullyhaw, rested.


Ualgarc O Ruairc, king of Brefne, died on pilgrimage on the journey to the Jordan.