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Annal 1302


First of January on Monday and the twenty-fifth day of the moon, A.D. MCCCII. Sixth year of the Solar Cycle; eleventh year of the Lunar Cycle; fifteenth year of the Indiction. Embolismal year. G.


Domnall Ruad Mag Carthaig, king of Desmond, the most generous and valorous, the most terrible and triumphant of the Gaels of all Ireland in fights and forays, died after a victory of repentence this year.


Miles, Bishop of Limerick, who was the son of the Earl of Leinster's sons rested in Christ.


The Bishop of Cork, Mac Donnchada, a Grey Monk, rested in Christ.


Ruaidri son of Domnall O hEgra, an eligible prince of Leyney, died this year.


Great raids were made by Aed son of Cathal O Conchobair, and I think this is Aed Brefnech, on Tadc son of Andrias O Conchobair and Sitrecc son of the Carnech (? Tonsured) Mag Flannchaid in Mag Cetne this same year.



Great plague and destruction among the cattle of all Ireland this year.


Master Stephen O Bracain, Archbishop of Cashel, rested.


Donn Mag Uidir, king of Fermanagh, renowned in all Ireland for generosity and valour, rested.


Uilliam O Finnain, Abbot of Kilbeggan and afterwards Bishop of Clonmacnoise, rested in Christ.


Cathal son of Domnall Mag Ragnaill, eligible for the chieftainship of the Muinter Eolais, was killed by Fergal Mag Ragnaill, his own father's brother's son.