Battle / Event Title: raid and battle

General Details
Name / Locationraid and battle
Date1405
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Tadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg made an expedition to Airtech to demand dues and was met by an excessive body of foes - (AC, 1405, p. 393, par. 15) that included O Conchobhair Donn; the posterity of Muirchertach Muimnech O Conchobhair; sons of Fergal mac Diarmata; people of Airtech; clann Ceithernaig; clann Conchobhair
Classification Raid
ResultMac Diarmata and his allies managed to defeat this mingled host of enemies at the beginning of the day - (AC, 1405, p. 395, par. 15). However, an arrow shot was sent from the opposing army and shot through the worthless rabble-rout and mean folk and the
Long Term ConsequencesThe death of Tadc mac Diarmata caused irreparable loss and immitigable misfortune to the free peoples of Sliab Segsa and the warriors of Cnoc in Scail and Tulchan Mailruanaid Moir (AC, 1405, p. 395, par. 15) (which everyone now calls Rathcroghan or Tulcha
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventDonnchad mac Domhnaill, constable of Tadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForTadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg; Lochlainn Colach mac Caba; levies from Moylurg; Donnchad mac Domhnaill, constable of Tadc mac Diarmata
Forces Involved - AgainstO Conchobhair Donn; the posterity of Muirchertach Muimnech O Conchobhair; sons of Fergal mac Diarmata; people of Airtech; clann Ceithernaig; clann Conchobair
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved2nd
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory
Casulties For: DeadTadc mac Diarmata
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Woundedgreat slaughter of the rabble (AC, 1405, p. 395, par. 15)
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employedlayers of army - rabble rout and mean folk and then chief champions of the fight - (AC, 1405, p. 395, par. 15)
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Employment Status
Employer's NameTadc mac Diarmata, king of Moylurg
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king and also called prince - (AC, 1405, p. 393)
Payment Details
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When was Payment Received
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Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
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Collector of Payment - For Employee
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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 arrows
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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. 393