Battle / Event Title: Clanrickard - from Slieve Aughty to Killogilleen and Bel Atha Lige

General Details
Name / LocationClanrickard - from Slieve Aughty to Killogilleen and Bel Atha Lige
Date1419
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Uilliam son of Maelsechlainn O Ceallaigh assembled a force of nobles and great lords to join Raymond son of Hubert Burke and his men to make war on Clanrickard. The hosting moved southwestwards to Slieve Aughty but Raymond son of Hubert Burke did not join them as promised.
Classification political
ResultAt Killogilleen and Bel Atha Lige the army of Uilliam son of Maelsechlainn O Ceallaigh were attacked by Ulick son of Richard Macwilliam of Clanrickard and his followers; Tadc O Briain, Mathgamain O Briain, the Clann Cuilein, the sons of O hAnrathain's daughter
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventToirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForUilliam son of Maelsechlainn O Ceallaigh; Walter son of Thomas MacWilliam Burke (son-in-law of Uilliam O Ceallaigh, AC, 1419, p. 445, par. 17); Donnchad O Ceallaigh (brother of Uilliam O Cellaig), king of Ui Maine and his 2 sons; Cathal Dub O Conchobhair
Forces Involved - AgainstUlick, son of Richard Macwilliam of Clanrickard and his followers; Tadc O Briain; Mathgamain O Briain; the clann Cuilein; the sons of O hAnrathain's daughter with 2 large battalions of foot; Domhnall mac Suibne with his galloglasses -galloclachaib
Place of Galloglass in Forces InvolvedClann Domhnaill and Clann Dubhghaill are seventh and eighth out of 8 nobles listed for forces for
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: DeadAlexander mac Dubhghaill; two sons of Alexander mac Dubhghaill; galloglasses of the clann Dubhghaill; Domhnaill Gerr mac Domhnaill (the son of Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill); most of the galloglasses of the clann Domhnaill; two sons of Donnchad O Ceallaigh
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battleextremely significant
Tactics Employeduse of horses for forces for
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Employment Status
Employer's NameConnachtmen - Uilliam son of Maelsechlainn O Ceallaigh
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status great lords and nobles
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Hostages and Opponents Details
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Opponents Hostages Toirdhealbhach mac Domhnaill; Donnchad O Ceallaigh, king of Ui Maine; William Garb son of David son of Edmund son of Hobert lord of Clanconway
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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), pp. 445-7
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), pp. 445-7