Battle / Event Title: political conflict in 1346

General Details
Name / Locationpolitical conflict in 1346
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause unclear
Classification Political Conflict
ResultO Ruairc was defeated and all his galloglasses under the command of Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam wer killed along with most of his own followers
Long Term ConsequencesO Ruairc himself was pursued and killed the same day by Maelruanaid mac Donnachada
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventGalloglasses belonging to Ualgarg O Ruairc and commanded by Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForUalgarg O Ruairc and galloglasses under the command of Mag Buirri and the son of Niall Cam; O Ruairc's followers
Forces Involved - AgainstRuaidhri son of Cathal O Conchobhair
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadUalgarg O Ruaic; galloglasses of Ualgarg O Ruairc commanded by Mag Buirrci and the son of Niall Cam
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
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Tactics Employed
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Employment Statuspermanent
Employer's NameUalgarg O Ruairc
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status chieftain
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Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employer
Collector of Payment - For Employee
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Presence of Horses in Battle / Event
Hostages and Opponents Details
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Hostages Taken - Form of Ransom
Hostages Taken - Place of Imprisonment
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Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
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TitleAU, 1343 [1346], p. 483-484
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 299