Battle / Event Title: Murbhach

General Details
Name / LocationMurbhach
Date
Scene
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Argument/conflict of opinion: Toirdhealbhach Ruadh told Toirdhealbhach an Fhiona thatwas he free, Toirdhealbhach an Fhiona would not be as powerful as he was.
Classification Political Conflict Of Words
ResultToirdhealbhach Ruadh was set free: his fetters were removed and his demands for a Kin's dress for himself and his followers for a bodyguard were granted in full.
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventToirdhealbhach Ruadh mac Suibhne
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForToirrdhealbhach Ruadh Mac Suibhne
Forces Involved - AgainstToirdhealbhach an Fhiona O Domhnaill
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / Neithervictory
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
Role in Battle
Tactics EmployedSkillful manipulation of captive over captor.
Style of DressKin's dress
WeaponryHis followers were used as a bodyguard.
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)
TitleMS 24 p. 25 edited in 1920 by Paul Walsh who titled the MS 'Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne'. (Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne ed. Rev. Paul Walsh (Dublin, 1920) from MS 24 p. 25 in R.I.A. (MS composed between 1513 and circa 1544).)