Battle / Event Title: battle of Cavan Castle

General Details
Name / Locationbattle of Cavan Castle
Date1513
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Cause Gerald, earl of Kildare led an army against Aodh son of Cathal O Raigillig
Classification Political Conflict
ResultGerald, earl of Kildare broke down Cavan Castle and defeated and killed O Raigillig and a great many of his men including Mac Caba.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventMac Caba
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForAodh son of Cathal O Raigillig; Mac Caba
Forces Involved - AgainstGerald son of Gerald, earl of Kildare
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved3rd of 3
Victory / Defeat / NeitherDefeat
Casulties For: DeadAodh son of Cathal O Raigillig; Mac Caba
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
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Employment Status
Employer's NameAodh son of Cathal O Raigillig
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status lord
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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. 625, 627