Source Name / Title: AC, 1539, pp. 711-3, par. 6

Title / NameAC, 1539, pp. 711-3, par. 6
Date1539
Date Of Surviving Sourcecontemporary
Likely Date Of Original Sourcecontemporary
Literary Genre Annal
Authorshipnative Irish
Author's Attitude positive towards the activities of O Neill and O Domhnaill 'never in later times had the Gaels assembled against the Galls an army which destroyed more of the wealth of Meath than this army' (AC, p. 711); positive towards Mac Suibhne, whose importance to the Cenel Conaill is noted.
Reliabilityvery
Length Of Reference
Number Of References in Source8 for 1539
KeywordsO Neill; O Domhnaill; hosting; Meath; devestating; burning; country; Tara; Gaels; Galls; army; booties; gold; sliver; copper; iron; plundered; Ardee; treasure; wealth; expedition; pride; haughtiness; spoil; English; justiciar; Lord Leonard; muster; tonns;
Name Of Individual MentionedMaolmhuire Mergech son of Eoghan Ruardh mac Suibhne (AC, 1539, pp. 711-3, par. 6)