Battle / Event Title: battle in 1462

General Details
Name / Locationbattle in 1462
Date1462
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause interprovincial rivalry
Classification Political Conflict
ResultUilliam mag Raghnaill (the head of the alliance of the posterity of Maelsechlainn mag Raghnaill), Toirdhealbhach mac Dubhghaill (the constable of their galloglasses) and the sons of Iriel O Ferghail were captured by the opposing army.
Long Term ConsequencesCathal mag Raghnaill was proclaimed Mag Raghnaill and Conchobhair (brother of Cathal - AC, p. 510, note 2), having become very old, was deposed.
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventToirdhealbhach mac Dubhghaill, constable of the galloglasses of the posterity of Maelsechlainn mag Raghnaill (under the command of Uilliam mag Raghnaill)
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForAn alliance of the posterity of Maelsechlainn mag Raghnaill under the leadership of Uilliam mag Raghnaill and Toirdhealbhach mac Dubhghaill; the constable of their galloglasses and the son of Iriel O Ferghail.
Forces Involved - AgainstCathal mag Raghnaill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved3rd of four
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: Dead
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 Namethe posterity of Maelsechlainn mag Raghnaill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status
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 Uilliam mag Raghnaill (head of the alliance of the posterity of Maelsechlainn mag Raghnaill), Toirdhealbhach mac Dubhghaill (the constable of their galloglasses) and the sons of Iriel O Ferghail.
Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
Opponents Hostages - Place of Imprisonment
Opponents Hostages - Date of Release
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Opponents Trophies
Source(s)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 511