Battle / Event Title: Dundalk

General Details
Name / LocationDundalk
Date1318
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Bruce Invasion of Ireland
Classification Political Conflict
ResultEnd of Bruce Invasion of Ireland
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventthe Scots of Mac Ruaidhri, king of the Hebrides and Mac Domhnaill, king of Argyll
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForEdward Bruce; MacRuaidhri, king of Innse Gall; MacDomhnaill, king of Argyll; and their Scots
Forces Involved - AgainstGalls of Ireland
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadEdward Bruce, MacRuaidhri, MacDomhnaill and their Scots
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: DeadNot mentioned
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruithereditary employee
Role in Battlesignificant; essential component of Edward Bruce's army
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Statuspermanent
Employer's NameMac Ruaidhri, king of the Hebrides
Employer's EthnicityScottish
Employer's Status kings of Innse Gall and Argyll
Payment Details
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When was Payment Received
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Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employer
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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
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Source(s)
TitleAU 1315 [1318], p. 433
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 253