Battle / Event Title: political conflict

General Details
Name / Locationpolitical conflict
Date1352
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause battle between Aodh O Ruairc, king of Breifne, on one side and Cathal son of Aodh Breifnach and the rest of the Clann Murtagh on the other
Classification Political Conflict
ResultAodh O Ruairc, king of Brefne, was killed by Aodh Breifnach O Conchobhair and the galloglasses of the Clann Suibhne were slaughtered with him (AC, p. 307, par. 4)
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventGalloglasses of the Clann Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForAodh O Ruairc, king of Breifne and the galloglasses of the Clann Suibhne
Forces Involved - AgainstAodh Breifnach O Conchobhair and Clann Murtagh
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved2nd
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadAodh O Ruairc, king of Breifne and galloglasses of the Clann Suibhne
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruitunclear; first explicit reference to Clann Suibhne
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Statusunclear
Employer's NameAodh O Ruairc, king of Breifne
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king
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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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)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 307