Battle / Event Title: Transfer from Scotland to Ireland of galloglasses in the service of Robert Bruce, king of Scotland

General Details
Name / LocationTransfer from Scotland to Ireland of galloglasses in the service of Robert Bruce, king of Scotland
Date1317
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause unknown
Classification Arrival of Robert Bruce, king of Scotland to Ireland with many galloglasses to aid his brother Edward expel the Galls from Ireland.
Result
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventRobert the Bruce's many galloglasses- galloclaechaib
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForRobert and Edward Bruce
Forces Involved - AgainstThe Galls in Ireland
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: DeadSeven score galloglasses of the followers of Mac Ruaidhri; two sons of Aodh Breifnech O Conchobhair; Donnchad son of Niall O Ruairc; Conchobhar Buide Mag Tigernain, chieftain of Tullyhunco; Mathgamain Mag Tigernain; Gilla Ruadh son of the Erenagh Mad Tige
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Status
Employer's NameRobert Bruce
Employer's EthnicityScottish
Employer's Status king
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. 249