Battle / Event Title: Imaire Uarain

General Details
Name / LocationImaire Uarain
Date1468
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Feidhlimid Finn was taking preys from Moylurg to Killaraght when he was opposed by Edmund son of William and his army at Imaire Uarain
Classification Raid
ResultA good many were killed on both sides and Feidhlimid Finn's prey as well as (or except?- AC p. 544 note 1) his horses were taken from him
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / Event3 score galloglasses of Edmund son of William
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForEdmund son of William with three score galloglasses, three score regular mercenaries and the cavalry of his own territory.
Forces Involved - AgainstFeidhlimid Finn
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved2nd of 4
Victory / Defeat / Neitherend of Feidlimid Finn's raid
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant and distinguished from regular mercenaries
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Statustemporary (as distinct from the cavalry of his own territory)
Employer's NameEdmund son of William
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 against
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. 537