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Annal 1448


1448 First of January on Monday; twenty-seventh day of the moon, MCCCCXLVIII. Eleventh year of the Indiction; fifth of the Decemnovennial Cycle. GF.


Diarmait son of Eogan son of Mathgamain O Dalaig, ollav of Meath, died at the beginning of spring this year.


Tadc Oc O hUicinn, chief teacher [of the poets] of Ireland and Scotland, died at the end of the same spring.


Toirrdelbach Carrach son of Diarmait O Conchobair was killed in a drunken brawl at Ballintober by Ruaidri son of Cathal Dub O Conchobair.


Brian son of Cathal Dub O Conchobair was killed in another brawl, at Kilcooley, with one thrust of a spear, by Cormac Cam son of Magnus son of Fedlimid; and Fedlimid son of Fedlimid was mortally wounded by a spear thrown from inside a house, though he came away courageously.


Cormac son of Seaan O hEgra, half-king of Leyney, was killed by the sons of Henry son of Mac Jordan this year.


Aed Buide Mag Eochacain died on the first of November.