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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS820


Ailebra grandson of Muirle, bishop of Air and Damliac, dies.

Feidlimid son of Crimthann assumed the kingship of Mumu.


Annal CS821


Conchobar son of Donnchad made an expedition to Ardachad of Sliab Fuait. Int Airthir was laid waste by him as far as Emain Macha.

Coenwulf, king of Saxons, dies.

Annal CS822


Abnormal frost so that the seas, lakes and rivers froze, and herds of horses and loads were brought across them.

Eochu grandson of Tuathal, bishop and abbot of Lugbad, rested.

Daiminis and Corcach were plundered by the heathens.

Annal CS823


Conaing i.e. son of Congal, king of Tethba, died.

Congalach son of Írgalach, tanist-abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Patrick's law imposed on Mumu by Feidlimid son of Crimthann.

Rónán abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, resigned his office as abbot.

The profanation of Cluain moccu Nóis by Cathal son of Ailill, king of Uí Maine, against the tanist abbot from Munu, i.e. Flann son of Flaithbertach of the Uí Forgo, and he threw him into the Shannon so that he perished. Seven churches were adjudged to Cluain moccu Nois for that.

A defeat inflicted by Cathal son of Ailill on Feidlimid son of Crimthann in Mad Aí, in which many fell.

    1. Strong were
      the Connachtmen in Magh Ai;
      They were weak
      against Feidhlimidh.

Heathens invaded Bennchor the great.

Galinne of the Britons with all its dwelling-places and oratory was burned by Feidlimid son of Crimthann.

Fire from heaven struck the abbot's mansion in Ard Macha and burned it.

The death of Fergus son of Loingsech, abbot of Ard Macha.


Annal CS824


The plunder of Bennchor by heathens.

The battle of Finnubair in which Aed son of Fogartach and many others fell.