Annala Uladh Volume 1; Annals of Ulster, otherwise, Annala Senait, Annals of Senat a chronicle of Irish affairs from A.D. 431, to A.D. 1540

 
9781236446398: Annala Uladh Volume 1; Annals of Ulster, otherwise, Annala Senait, Annals of Senat a chronicle of Irish affairs from A.D. 431, to A.D. 1540

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 Excerpt: ...rested. The killing of Artri, son of Faelan. 'Translation' of the rulics of Trian. A hosting by Donnchad, in aid of the Leinstermen against the Munstermen. Devastation of all the islands of Britain by Gentiles.8 Devastation of Mughdorna-Maghen4 by Aedh," son of Niall. Kal. Jan. A.d. 794. Brann Ardcenn," King of the Leinstermen was slain, and his queen/ Eithne, daughter of Domnall of Meath, Finsnechta 'Cethar-derc,'7 son of Cellach, slew them in Cill-chuile-duma," on the sixth night after the Kalends of May, i.e., the fourth day of the week. The killing of Conn, son of Donnchad, in CrichUa-n Olcan,0 by Flann son of Congalach. The burning of Rechra by Gentiles, and Sci10 was pillaged and wasted. 5 Aedh.-Aedh Oirdnidhe, whose accession to the sovereignty of Ireland is noticed under the year 796 infra. He was the son of Niall Frosach, King of Ireland, whose obit is recorded under the year 777 supra. 'Brann Ardcenn.--" Bran of the high head (or forehead"). The Bran, son of Muiredach, mentioned above under the year 781. Seenote8. 'Cethar-derc "Of the four eyes." See next note. 8 Cill-chuik-duma.--The " Church of Cuil-duma." O'Donovan rashly snggests Four Matt.,K.i. 790, notel), that this was probably the place now called Kilcool, in the bar. of Newcastle, co. Wicklow. But in the Book of Leinster list of the Kings of Leinster (p. 39, col. 2), Bran Ardcend, son of Muredach, and his wife, are stated to have been "burned" in Cill-cule-dumai. in Laighi-chmle, which was a district in the present Queen's County. 'Crich-Ua-n Olcan.--The "terri-tory of the Ui-Olcan." O'Donovan states (.Inn. F. if., A.d. 790, note in), that this was the name of "a small district in Meath." But he does not give any a...

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