Battle / Event Title: battle in 1468

General Details
Name / Locationbattle in 1468
Date1468
Scene
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Cause unclear
Classification Political Conflict
ResultOengus son of Alexander mac Domhnaill and the son of Robert Savage, lord of Lecale were killed and Muirchertach Ruadh O Neill, lord of Clannaboy, was taken prisoner by Conn son of Aodh Buide O Neill at Benn Uama
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventOengus son of Alexander mac Domhnaill
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - Forthe Galls of Lecale; Oengus son of Alexander mac Domhnaill; the son of Robert Savage, lord of Lecale and Muirchertach Ruadh O Neill, lord of Clannaboy
Forces Involved - AgainstConn son of Aodh Buide O Neill (also of Clannaboy - see AC, p. 544, note 4)
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadOengus son of Alexander mac Domhnaill and the son of Robert Savage, lord of Lecale and others
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
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Hereditary or New Recruit
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Employment Status
Employer's Namethe Galls of Lecale
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Hostages and Opponents Details
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Opponents Hostages Muirchertach Ruadh O Neill, lord of Clannaboy
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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