Battle / Event Title: Beltra Strand (The Strand of Eothail - AU, p. 531)

General Details
Name / LocationBeltra Strand (The Strand of Eothail - AU, p. 531)
Date1367
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause interprovincial rivalry
Classification Political Conflict
ResultAll Tadc O Conchobhair's 150 galloglasses including Domhnall mac Somairle and his son Domhnall Oc mac Somairle; the two sons of Mac Suibhne, Bishop O Dubda's son (Cosnamach) and William mac Sithig were killed.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventDomnall Oc mac Somhairle
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForTadc son of Magnus O Conchobhair and all his galloglasses (150) including Domhnall mac Somairle and his son Domhnall Oc mac Somairle; the two sons of Mac Suibhne; Bishop O Dubda's son (Cosnamach)
Forces Involved - AgainstTadc son of Magnus O Conchobhair; Domhnall mac Somairle; Domhnall Oc son of Domhnall mac Somairle; two sons of Mac Suibhne; Bishop O Dubda's son (Cosnamach - AC, p. 330, note 1); Domhnall son of Muirchertagh O Conchobhair; Teboit Burke
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved2nd and most of the army
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadAll Tadc O Conchobhair's 150 galloglasses including Domhnall mac Somairle and his son Domhnall Oc mac Somairle; the two sons of Mac Suibhne, Bishop O Dubda's son (Cosnamach) and William mac Sithig
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: DeadTadc O Conchobhair's 150 galloglasses including Domhnall mac Somairle and his son Domhnall Oc mac Somairle; the two sons of Mac Suibhne, Bishop O Dubda's son (Cosnamach) and William mac Sithig
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Statuspermanent
Employer's NameTadc son of Magnus O Conchobhair
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status chieftain
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, 1364 [1367], p. 531