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Chronicon Scotorum (Author: [unknown])

Annal CS840


Lugbad was plundered by the heathens from Loch nEcach. They led away captive bishops and priests and scholars.

Floricus, emperor of the Franks, rested.

Feidlimid, king of Mumu invaded Mide and Brega, and halted at Temair.

Fir Chell and Bethra were invaded by Niall son of Aed.

Death of Murchad son of Aed, king of Connacht.

Ioseph of Ros, bishop and abbot of Cluain Eóis, rested.

Cinaed son of Cosrach, king of Bregmaine, was fatally wounded.


Annal CS841


The heathens were still on Loch nEchach.

There was a naval camp at Linn Duachaill from which the peoples and churches of Tethba were plundered.

There was a naval camp at Duiblinn from which the Laigin and Uí Néill were plundered, both peoples and churches, as far as Sliab Bladma.

The plundering of Cluain Eidnech and the laying waste of Cluain Iraird and Cell Achaid by the heathens.

Annal CS842


The heathens still at Duiblinn.

Cluain moccu Nóis was plundered by heathens from Linn Duachaill.

Biror and Saiger were plundered by heathens.

A naval force of the Norsemen was on the Bóinn at Linn Rois, There was also another naval force of the Norsemen at Linn Duachaill. Coemán, abbot of Linn Duachaill, was fatally wounded and burned by heathens.

Dísert Diarmata was plundered by heathens from Cael Uisci.

Dúngal son of Fergal, king of Osraige, dies.

Cennétigh plundered and burned Cluain moccu Nóis.

Annal CS843


Fergus son of Fothaid, king of Connacht, dies.

Donnacán son of Mael Tuile, scribe and anchorite, rested in Italy.

Mael Ruanaid, king of Mide, dies.

Conglach son of Irgalach, vice-abbot of Cluain moccu Nóis, rested.

Annal CS844


Rónán, abbot of Cluain Moccu Nóis, fell asleep: he was of the Laighne of Ros Tethrach.

Coirpre son of Cathal, king of Laigin, dies.

Tolarg son of Aillailed, lord of Fella, was killed by the heathens of Loch Rí, and Finnacán son of Allailed escaped from them.