Battle / Event Title: Portnatrynod

General Details
Name / LocationPortnatrynod
Date1524
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause On the night before a promised battle beteen the justicar and O Neill on the one hand, and O Domhnaill on the other, Magnus O Domhnaill with a party of Scots went shooting arrows at the army of Galls in O Neill's camp
Classification Political Conflict
ResultCalbach son of Bran son of Tadhg O Broin was killed by Magnus O Domhnaill and the party of Scots
Long Term ConsequencesThe next day the justiciar made peace between O Domnaill and O Neill
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventparty of Scots with Magnus O Domnaill
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForMagnus O Domhnaill and a party of Scots
Forces Involved - AgainstGerald earl of Kildare, justiciar; an army of Galls; Conn Bacach O Neill, king of Tir Eoghain; Calbach, son of Bran son of Tadhg O Broin
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved2nd of 2
Victory / Defeat / Neitherneither
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - WoundedCalbach O Broin
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employedstealth
Style of Dress
Weaponryarrows
Employment Statustemporary
Employer's NameAodh Dubh O Domhnaill
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status king of Tir Conaill
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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. 643