Battle / Event Title: house of Brian son of Aodh mag Mathgamna

General Details
Name / Locationhouse of Brian son of Aodh mag Mathgamna
Date1365
Sceneland
Ports / Ships Involved
Cause Brian son of Aodh mag Mathgamna brought Somairle son of Eoghan Dub mac Domhnaill to his house on the pretence of throwing him a wine party
Classification treachery
ResultSomairle mac Domhnaill was captured and bound and put into a lake for concealment - (AC 1365 p. 327 par. 8)(AU and AFM make it clear that Somairle was drowned - AC, p. 326, note 2).
Long Term Consequences
Individuals Involved in Battle / EventSomairle, son of Eoghan Dub mac Domhnaill, high constable of Ulster - Ardconstapla Coicid Ulad
Forces Involved Details
Forces Involved - ForSomairle son of Eoghan Dub mac Domhnaill, high constable of Ulster (Ardconstapla Coicid Ulad)
Forces Involved - AgainstBrian son of Aodh mag Mathgamna, king of Oriel
Place of Galloglass in Forces Involved1st
Victory / Defeat / Neither
Casulties For: Dead
Casulties For - Wounded
Casulties Against: Dead
Casulties Against - Wounded
Galloglass Specific Details
Hereditary or New Recruit
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Employment Status
Employer's NameBrian son of Aodh mag Mathgamna, king of Orie
Employer's EthnicityIrish
Employer's Status King
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When was Payment Received
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Location for Collection of Payment - For Employer
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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
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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. 327