Battle / Event Title: Burial of Tadc O Conchobhair, half-king of Connacht, at Roscommon.

General Details
Name / LocationBurial of Tadc O Conchobhair, half-king of Connacht, at Roscommon.
Date
Scene
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause death of Tadc O Conchobhair, half-king of Connacht
Classification Burial ceremony
ResultTadc O Conchobhair was buried with such pomp and dignity as had not been accorded to any king of the line of Cathal Croibhdhearg before him for a very long time - (AC, 1464, p. 525, par. 40). Countless offerings of cows, horses and money were made to the church.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventGalloglasses of the posterity of Cathal Croibhdhearg O Conchobhair and the territories of the Sil Murray
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForTadc O Conchobhair was buried by the posterity of Cathal Croibhdhearg O Conchobhair, the territories of the Sil Murray, their horsemen and galloglasses, their young levies, their poets and men of art and the women of Sil Murray.
Forces Involved - Against
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved4th of 9
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employed
Style of Dressmilitary - dressed in armour as if marching into battle - (AC, 1464, p. 525, par. 40)
Weaponry
Employment Statuspermanent
Employer's Namethe posterity of Cathal Croibhdhearg O Concho
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status lords/chieftains
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 horsemen as part of burial parade
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
Opponents Weaponry
Opponents Trophies
Source(s)
TitleThe Annals of Connacht (AD 1224-1544), ed. A. Martin Freeman (Dublin: The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944), p. 525