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Annála Connacht (Author: [unknown])

Annal 1271


First of January on Thursday and the fourteenth day of the moon, A.D. MCCLXXI. Third year of the Solar Cycle; eighteenth year of the Lunar Cycle; fourteenth year of the Indiction. Common year. D.



Walter Burke, Earl of Ulster and lord of the Galls of Connacht, died in Galway after a victory of repentance, having been sick for one week.


Tomas Mac Muiris died at Baffle Locha Mesca.


Imar O Birn, a trusted officer of Aed O Conchobair, king of Connacht, died at Roscommon after a victory of repentance and was buried in [the monastery] on the 29th of January.


Aed son of Comarba Comain O Conchobair was killed by Thomas Butler at Muine Ingine Crechain.


Domnall O Flainn was killed by the son of Robin Laigles on the same day, at the southern end of Shrule.


Mathgamain O Conchobair was killed by the Galls of Dunmore.


Nicholas son of John de Verdun, Lord of Oriel, was killed by Sefraid O Fergail and the rest of the Muinter Angaile.


Conchobar son of Tigernan O Conchobair was killed by Maelsechlainn son of Art O Ruairc and the Clann Fermaige.


The castle of Templehouse was broken down, as well as those of Sligo and Athleague, by Aed O Conchobair this year.