Battle / Event Title: succession dispute

General Details
Name / Locationsuccession dispute
Date1290
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause succession dispute
Classification succession dispute
ResultAodh O Domhnaill was deposed by his own brother Toirdhealbhach, who assumed the kingship himself through the power of his mother's kin, the Clann Domhnaill, and of many other gallowglasses.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventClann Domhnaill
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForToirdhealbhach O Domhnaill; Clann Domhnaill; and many other galloglasses.
Forces Involved - AgainstAodh O Domhnaill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Status
Employer's NameToirdhealbhach O Domhnaill
Employer's EthnicityIrish (mother's kin is Clann Domhnaill)
Employer's Status claimant to kingship
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)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 185, paragraph 7 (1290).