Battle / Event Title: Assaroe

General Details
Name / LocationAssaroe
Date1388
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Muirchertach son of Domhnall O Conchobhair attacked the stronghold of O Domhnaill at Assaroe
Classification Political Conflict
Resultmany of O Domhnaill's party were killed or taken captive
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventMac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForO Domhnaill; O Baigill's sons; O Gallchobhair and his brothers; Mac Suibhne and sons
Forces Involved - AgainstMuirchertach son of Domhnall O Conchobhair
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved4 and 5 of 5
Victory / Defeat / Neitherdefeat for galloglass side
Casulties For: DeadO Baigill's sons and O Gallochobhair and his brothers
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 Status
Employer's NameO Domhnaill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king
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 horses from the side of O Domhnaill and Mac Suibhne were taken by Muirchertach son of Domhnall O Conchobhair in the aftermath of the battle
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 Mac Suibhne and his son
Opponents Dress
Opponents Weaponry
Opponents Trophies
Source(s)
TitleAU, 1388.4 [1388], Vol ii, p. 21
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 359