Cogadh Gaedhel Re Gallaibh

Cogadh Gaedhel Re Gallaibh

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...a battle7 over the men of Alba, wherein fell Constantine, son of Cinaeth, chief king of Alba, and many with him. It was on that occasion that the earth burst open under the men8 of Alba. XXVI. Now, however, there was some rest to the men of Erinn for a period of forty years,9 without ravage of the foreigners: viz., from the reign of Maelseachlainn, son of Maelruanaidh, to the year before the death of Flann, son of Maelseachlainn, and the accession to the throne of Niall Glundubh. It was then that Erinn became again filled with the fleets of the foreigners. It was then came a fleet under Haconn10 and under Cossa-Nara, 'l and seized on Loch da Gaech, and Mumhain was plundered by them. The Ciarraighe then defeated them in a battle, where fell Thomas Cinn Crete.12 The Ui Fathaigh,13 also, and the Ui Oenghusa defeated them in another battle. The men of Connacht also gained another battle over the fleet of A cessation of invasions lor forty years, ending A.D. 916. Hacon and Cossanara takeWaterford. Defeated by the Ciarraighe. and B. which has been adopted, instead of Cond, the reading of D. u Cossa-Nara. Cofanariria, B. The Annals, although they notice this invasion of Loch da Chaech, or Waterford harbour, do not give the names of the leaders. - TJiamas Cinn CreU. Dr. O'Donovan suggests, that Cenn Crede may be the place called Credan head, barony of Galtier, east of county Waterford, where the Danes had a settlement; and that Thomas of Cenn Crete was a Dane of that place, who seems from his name to havo been a Christian. B. omits the whole passage, Ro brtire-TXrp. Tna Ciaifigi so in D., but read Cicrp-runse cat voritu, 7c-, to O Oenguya cat ete-poTttu, inclusive; substituting only "Da Bruferxap. miar cat porifva, which is evidently wrong. u Ui...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236577973
  • 9781236577979