Battle / Event Title: Meath

General Details
Name / LocationMeath
Date1413
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Clann Caba went on an attack into Meath
Classification Raid
ResultLochlainn mac Caba and Mathgamain Mac Caba were killed. Tomas Oc O Raigillig was struck in the leg by a javelin and was 'lame from that time' (AC, 1314.9)
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventClann Caba
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - Forthe Muinter-Raighillaigh; Lochlainn mac Caba; Mathgamain Mac Caba; Tomas Oc O Raigillig (AC, 1413.9) - Thomas O Raighilligh (junior) (AU, 1413.4)
Forces Involved - Againstthe Foreigners - Gall (AC, 1314.9); Goill (AU, 1413.4)
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st of 3
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - WoundedTomas Oc O Raigillig
Casulties Against: DeadLochlainn mac Caba; Mathgamain Mac Caba
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employedburnings (AU, 1314.4)
Style of Dress
Weaponryjavelin (AC, 1314.9)
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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. 537