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Annála Connacht (Author: [unknown])

Annal 1286


1286 First of January on Tuesday and the twenty-ninth day of the moon, A.D. MCCLXXXVI. Eighteenth year of the Solar Cycle; fourteenth year of the Lunar Cycle and of the Indiction. Embolismal year. F.


A great hosting by the Earl of Ulster into Connacht. He despoiled many of the churches and monasteries of Connacht, but even so he obtained ascendency wherever he came and took hostages of the whole province. He afterwards took the Connacht army along with him and exacted hostages from the Cenel Conaill and Cenel nEogain, deposed Domnall son of Brian O Neill and set up Niall Culanach (N. with long back-hair) O Neill for the nonce.


The Spring of the cattle-plague was this year.


Maurice the Bald Fitz Gerald died this year.


Domnall O hAinlige chieftain of Cenel Dobtha rested on the twenty-sixth of March.