Battle / Event Title: Rathlin Island

General Details
Name / LocationRathlin Island
Date1542
Scenewater
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause crew of a ship from west Connacht come to 'seize aprey' in Tir Conaill
Classification Political Conflict
Resultall the crew bar the son of O Flaithbheartaigh (whom Toirdhealbhach son of Mac Suibhne protected) were killed
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventToirdhealbhach son of Mac Suibhne of Tir Boghaine
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForToirdhealbhach son of Mac Suibhne of Tir Boghaine
Forces Involved - Againstcrew of a longship from west Connacht led by son of O Flaithbheartaigh
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory for Toirdhealbhach son of Mac Suibhne of Tir Boghaine
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Deadall the crew bar the son of O Flaithbheartaigh
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Status
Employer's Name
Employer's Ethnicity
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
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. 12