Battle / Event Title: island, Connemara

General Details
Name / Locationisland, Connemara
Date1258
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involveda great fleet
Cause punishment attack by sheriff on raiders of merchant ship
Classification law enforcement
ResultThe sheriff and his fleet retired after losing the best of their men and Mac Somhairle went back to Innse Gall joyful and laden with spoil. (AC, p.127)
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventMac Somhairle from Innse Gall
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - Fora great fleet from Innse Gall
Forces Involved - Againstsheriff of Connacht, Jordan d'Exeter, sheriff of Connacht; Piers Accabard, knight; and fleet
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involvedexclusive
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: DeadJordon d'Exeter, sheriff of Connacht; Piers Accabard, knight; and the best of the English fleet
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battleexclusive
Tactics Employed1. Drew ships ashore 2. Donned armour
Style of Dressarmour and fighting clothes
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
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Source(s)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 127; paragraphs 6, 7 ,8 (1258).