Battle / Event Title: lower Connacht

General Details
Name / Locationlower Connacht
Date1542
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause expedition of Ulick 'na Cenn' son of Richard Mac William of Clanrichard and David son of Ulick Mac Williams Burgh and army into lower Connacht
Classification Political Conflict
Resultthe nobles of lower Connacht came to Mac Williams of Clanrichard and he took them prisoner: O Dubda, Mac Donnchada of Corran, Maolmhuire and some of the Clann Suibhne Connachtach such as Maolmhuire son of Colla Mac Suibhne who died in the residence of Mac William of Clanrichard
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventMaolmhuire son of Colla mac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForO Dubda Mac Donnchada of Corran; Maolmhuire son of Colla Suibhne (of the Clann Suibhne Connachtach); some of the Clann Suibhne Connachtach
Forces Involved - AgainstUlick 'na Cenn' son of Richard Mac William of Clanrichard; David son of Ulick Mac William Burgh; Mac Diarmata; the sons of Tadhg Mac Diarmata
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved4th of 4
Victory / Defeat / Neithersome of the Clann Suibhne Connachtach were taken prisoner
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battlesignificant
Tactics Employed
Style of Dress
Weaponry
Employment Status
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Employer's Status
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When was Payment Received
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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 Mac William of Clanrichard took the following hostages: O Dubda, Mac Donnchada of Corran, Maolmhuire and some of the Clann Suibhne Connachtach including Maolmhuire son of Colla Mac Suibhne
Hostages Taken - Form of Ransom
Hostages Taken - Place of Imprisonment the residence of Mac William of Clanrichard
Hostages Taken - Date of Release
Opponents Hostages
Opponents Hostages - Form of Ransom
Opponents Hostages - Place of Imprisonment
Opponents Hostages - Date of Release
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Source(s)
TitleAC, 1542, p. 727, par. 15