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Annal 1517


1517 First of January, the age of the Lord one thousand five hundred and seventeen years.


Donnchad son of Toirrdelbach O Baigill, noblest among his comrades, who endured most war and performed most deeds of hazard of all his countrymen who ever lived, has died by a mishap. He was going with a boatfull of his people to Tory Island when a gale, a great and terrible wind, swept them westwards out to sea, and no word has been heard of them since.


Sean son of Conn son of Enri son of Eogan O Neill died.


Pilip son of Toirrdelbach Mag Uidir died on the Friday after Easter precisely.


The Baron of Slane, Christopher Fleming, died in England.


Art son of Aed son of Domnall O Neill was killed by Niall son of Conn son of Art.


O Duibgennain of Kilronan, that is Matha Glas son of Dubthach, died this year.