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The Annals of Ulster (Author: [unknown])

Year U1466


Kalends of Jan. on 4th feria, 12th of the moon, A.D. 1466.


Great defeat was inflicted on the Foreigners this year by Ua Conchobuir Faly, namely, Conn, son of the Calbach, wherein was slain John, son of Mac Thomas, namely, an excellent leader. And it is not possible to recount or to reckon what was taken of good hostages of the Foreigners there, along with the abbot of Ath-truim and with William Nugent junior and with Christopher Plunket and many others.


The king of Thomond, namely, Tadhg, son of Toirdelbach Ua Briain, died.


Aine, daughter of Mag Eochagain, namely, wife of Thomas Mag Uidhir junior, king of Fir-Manach, died this year.


Great defeat was inflicted on the Foreigners of the Plain of Oirgialla by Aedh, son of Eogan Ua Neill.


Defeat was inflicted on Mag Mathgamna by the Foreigners of Meath, wherein were taken Aedh Mag Mathgamna junior and Mac Donnchaidh Domnaill of Clann-Celleaigh and others.


The king of Oirgialla, namely, Feidhlimidh, son of Brian Mag Mathgamna, died this year.


Brian, son of Amhlam Mag Uidhir, head of his own ilk and lord of


Clann-Amhlaim, died this year.


Ua Mael-Patraig, namely, Maghnus Ua Mael-Patraig, died this year.


Lochlainn Mor, son of Aedh, son of Philip, died.


Brian, son of Gilla-Patraig, son of The Great Archdeacon (Mag Uidhir), namely, abbot of Lis-gabail, died on the 3rd of the Ides 11th of January.


Domnall Ua Leannain, that is, a canon of the community of Lis-gabail, namely, a single-minded, inoffensive man, died. He died on the Nones 7th of May.


Cu-Mara (namely, the Gloomy Gillie), son of Alexander, son of Somairle Mac Caba, was slain on the Nones 5th of June.


Tadhg the Black, son of Brian Mac Gilla-Coisgle, died this year: to wit, a man of great consideration in Ireland and in Italy; for; it is he that exacted the eric of Cuculain from the Connacians in Rome.