Battle / Event Title: Fight for the chieftainship - confrontation between two galloglasses

General Details
Name / LocationFight for the chieftainship - confrontation between two galloglasses
Date
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Ports / Ships Involved
Cause both were contenders for the chieftainship left vacant by the death of Ruaidhri's father and Donnchadh's brother, Toirrdhealbhach Ruadh mac Suibhne
Classification succession dispute
ResultThe affair was decided by wrestling and Ruaidhri won and retained the cheiftainship from that time forward.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventRuaidhri mac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForRuaidhri mac Suibhne
Forces Involved - AgainstDonnchadh Garbh 'the Rough' mac Suibhne (Ruaidhri mac Suibhne's father's brother).
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory for Ruaidhri mac Suibhne
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics Employedwrestling
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Status
Employer's Name
Employer's Ethnicity
Employer's Status
Payment Details
Type of Payment
Form of Payment
When was Payment Received
Technical Term of Payment
Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employee
Payment for Employee
Fines for Breach of Contract
Person to Whom Fine was payable
Presence of Horses in Battle / Event
Hostages and Opponents Details
Hostages Taken
Hostages Taken - Form of Ransom
Hostages Taken - Place of Imprisonment
Hostages Taken - Date of Release
Opponents Hostages
Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
Opponents Hostages - Place of Imprisonment
Opponents Hostages - Date of Release
Opponents Dress
Opponents Weaponry
Opponents Trophies
Source(s)
TitleMS 24 p. 25 edited in 1920 by Paul Walsh who titled the MS 'Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne'. (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne ed. Rev. Paul Walsh (Dublin, 1920) from MS 24 p. 25 in R.I.A. (MS composed between 1513 and circa 1544).)