Battle / Event Title: raid resulting from political encounter

General Details
Name / Locationraid resulting from political encounter
Date1342
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause O Conchobhair was claiming security for a raid that the Muinter Birn had previously made on Hobert Burke on 4 November 1341 (see AC, p. 291, note 1)
Classification raid resulting from political encounter
Resultsome of O Conchobhair's galloglasses were killed including their constable, MacRuaidri
Long Term ConsequencesWar within Connacht: the Clann Murtagh and Aodh and Cathal, sons of Aodh Breifnach, and Tadc, son of Ruaidhri O Conchobhair, rose up on their side and destroyed many of the corn-crops of the country
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventsome of Toirdhealbhach O Conchobhair's galloglasses under the constableship of Mac Ruaidhri
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - For
Forces Involved - AgainstConchobhair Mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg; Edmund Burke; Aodh son of Feidhlim O Conchobhair and Donnchad O Birn; chieftain of Tir Briuin na Sinna
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved2nd
Victory / Defeat / Neitherneither
Casulties For: Deadsome of O Conchobhair's galloglasses including their constable, MacRuaidhri
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 Statuspermanent
Employer's NameToirdhealbhach O Conchobhair, king of Connacht
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king of Connacht
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)
TitleAU 1339 [1342], p. 467
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 287