The assassination of Mág Raghnaill and the taking of his ship in 1502

Hoyne, Mícheál (2020) The assassination of Mág Raghnaill and the taking of his ship in 1502. Studia Hibernica, 46. pp. 53-66. ISSN 0081-6477 (Preprint)

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Abstract

This article presents an edition and translation of a short memorandum found in RIA MS 23 N 29 (Cat. 467). The text records the assassination of Mág Raghnaill, chief of Muintear Eólais, by rival members of his family on Easter Sunday 1502, and describes the assassins’ journey from Lough Ree to Lough Key with the slain chief’s ship.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mág Raghnaill, ship, memorandum, maternal kin, medical manuscript
Divisions: School of Celtic Studies
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2020 10:08
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2020 13:50
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/1103

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