Battle / Event Title: outside the house of Ruadhri O Conchobhair

General Details
Name / Locationoutside the house of Ruadhri O Conchobhair
Date1338
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Tadc son of Ruaidri son of Cathal Ruad O Conchobair, who was called Bratach Righin, was taken prisoner by Tomas Mag Samradain and many of his followers were killed. Mag Samradain went to O Conchobair's house the same year, and as he was coming away the Clan Murtagh and the Muinter Eolais, and 'the muster of Breifni, both Foreigner and Galloglass', assembled to intercept him. (AU, 1335 [1338], p. 461)
Classification Political Conflict
ResultTomas Mag Samradain was taken prisoner and many of his people were killed
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventgalloglasses
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForTadc son of Ruaidri son of Cathal Ruad O Conchobair, who was called Bratach Righin; Clan Murtagh; the Muinter Eolais; the muster of the Breifni both Foreigner and galloglass
Forces Involved - AgainstTomas Mag Samradain
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st of 4
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battleauxiliary
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Statusunclear
Employer's NameTadc son of Ruaidri son of Cathal Ruad O Conchobhair
Employer's EthnicityIrish
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 Tomas Mag Samradain
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)
TitleAU, 1335 [1338], p. 461