Battle / Event Title: ambush outside Mac Uighilin's residence

General Details
Name / Locationambush outside Mac Uighilin's residence
Date1542
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause members of Clann Suibhne who had been hired as mercenaries (buannacht) by Mac Uighilin went to his residence to ratify the terms of their agreement
Classification Ambush
Resultambush and murder of Clann Suibhne when leaving residence of Mac Uighilin
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / Eventyoung nobles of the Clann Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - Fornobles of the Clann Suibhne including the descendants of Ruairdhri mac Suibhne; the son of Donnchadha son of mac Suibhne na dTuath; the son of Murchadh mac Suibhne, the son of Mac Suibhne of Tir Boghaine
Forces Involved - Againstfollowers of Mac Uighlin, the son of Mac Domhnaill; some Scots
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involvedsole: all galloglasses involved in forces for
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruitunclear
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Statusunclear
Employer's NameMac Uighilin
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status
Payment Details
Type of Payment
Form of Payment
When was Payment Received before (ratifying terms of agreement before service)
Technical Term of Payment
Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer Mac Uighilin's residence
Collector of Payment - For Employer galloglass enumerated
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
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)
TitleAC, 1542, p. 725, par. 11