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Annála Connacht (Author: [unknown])

Annal 1451


1451 First of January on Friday; thirtieth day of the moon, MCCCCLI. Fourteenth year of the Indiction; eighth of the Decemnovennial Cycle.


Mairgreg daughter of Tadc O Cerbaill king of Ely, the best of the women of the Gaedil and the one who made most causeways, churches, books, chalices and all articles useful for the service of a church, and she who issued the two general invitations in one year, at Killeigh at the feast of Dasinchell and at Rathangan at the first festival of Mary, died of a cancer in the breast this year; and Feidlim, son of Calbach [O Conchobair Failgi] and Mairgreg, the darling of all the Leinster people, died of a disease which it is not fitting to mention with her, namely leprosy.


Raymond Tyrrell, lord of Fertullagh, was treacherously killed at Baile Sigmainn by James [Nugent], son of the Baron of Delvin and the sons of Garrett Boy Tyrrell.


The sons of Maelsechlainn O Birn, Tadc and Uilliam and Donnchad, were killed by the descendants of Maelsechlainn Mag Ragnaill and the posterity of Cormac O Birn and the sons of Brian O Birn, the brothers of their father.