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Annal 1282


1282 First of January on Thursday and the fifteenth day of the moon, A.D. MCCLXXXII. Fourteenth year of the Solar Cycle; tenth year of the Lunar Cycle and of the Indiction. Common year. D.


Muirchertach Mac Murchada, king of Leinster, and Art his brother were killed by the Galls this year.


Taichlech son of Maelruanaid O Dubda, king of the Ui Fiachrach Muaide, the best man for generosity and valour, for striving and struggling in defence of his native land against Galls and marauders, was killed by Adam Cusack at Beltra Strand.



Lasarfina daughter of Cathal Crobderg rested in Christ.


Matha O Raigillig, chieftain of the Muinter Mailmorda, died this year.


Gilla Isa Mag Tigernain, chieftain of the Tellach Dunchada, rested in Christ.


Cathal son of Gilla na Naem O Fergail, chieftain of the Muinter Angaile for ten years, died on Inis Cuan on the river Cluain Lis Bece meic Conla (C. by(?) the fort of Bec son of Conla), king of Teffia. And it is by this that the ' ‘long ridge’ was understood; for a prophet foretold to Cathal that he would die ‘on the long ridge’ and therefore Cathal avoided Long Ridge and never set foot on it.


Sefraid son of Gilla na Naem [O Fergail] then succeeded to the chieftaincy.


A great deal of snow from Christmas to St. Bridget's day this year.