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Annal 1299


1299 First of January on Thursday and the twenty-second day of the moon, A.D. MCCXCIX. Third year of the Solar Cycle; eighth year of the Lunar Cycle; twelfth year of the Indiction. Embolismal year. D. Last year of the Ogdoad.


Alexander Mac Domnaill, the most generous and bounteous man of Scotland and Ireland together, was killed by Alexander Mac Dubgaill and a countless number of his men were slaughtered with him.


Muiris O hOcain, Bishop of Killaloe, rested.



Seoan de la Mare, the boldest, strongest, most generous and valorous knight in all Meath, was killed by Sefraid O Fergail in pursuing a prey.


Battle was given by the King of Tartary and the King of Armenia, with all the auxiliaries they could obtain, to Sodan, King of Babylonia, and the Saracens generally, on the feast of Mary in mid-autumn. The Saracens were routed with great slaughter and the Holy Land was occupied by the said kings.