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Source Title Annals of Ulster
Language Latin and Old Irish

Notes

*For a detailed discussion of the chronological material in the Annals of Ulster see Daniel McCarthy, 'The Chronological Apparatus of the "Annals of Ulster" AD 82-1019', Peritia 16 (2002), 256-83. *Daniel McCarthy provides an extremely useful set of tables linking the entries in the various Irish sets of annals with one another and supplying Anno Domini dates in D. P. McCarthy, 'Synchronisation of the Irish Annals', at .

Edition(s)

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The Annals of Ulster (To A.D. 1131) Mac Airt, SeŠn, and Mac Niocaill, Gearůid The Annals of Ulster (To A.D. 1131) Dublin 1983 2-578

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Mac Airt, SeŠn, and Mac Niocaill, Gearůid The Annals of Ulster (To A.D. 1131) Dublin 1983 3-579

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event AnnalsUlster  598.4 Augustine 1 came to England.
2 Event AnnalsUlster  600.1 A battle of the Saxons (Anonymi 2152), in which AedŠn 1 was vanquished.
3 Event AnnalsUlster  606.3 Gregory 1 went to the Lord.
4 Event AnnalsUlster  607 Or as others (Anonymi 2153) state, Gregory 1 migrated to Christ in this year.
5 Event AnnalsUlster  627.3 Fursa 1 saw a vision.
6 Event AnnalsUlster  631.1 Battle of ∆lle 2's son [sc. Edwin 2]
7 Event AnnalsUlster  632.1 Battle of Cadwallon 1 and Eanfrith 2.
8 Event AnnalsUlster  639.3 Battle of Oswald 1.
9 Event AnnalsUlster  642.4 Battle of Oswiu 1 against the Britons (Anonymi 2154).
10 Event AnnalsUlster  648 Fursa 1 passed away.
11 Event AnnalsUlster  649.5 Repose of Fursa 1 in Peronne.
12 Event AnnalsUlster  650.1 Battle of Oswiu 1 against Penda 1.
13 Event AnnalsUlster  650.5 In this year Bede 1 was born.
14 Event AnnalsUlster  651.1 Repose of Aidan 1.
15 Event AnnalsUlster  654.7 Bede 1 was born this year.
16 Event AnnalsUlster  656.2 Battle of Penda 1. Oswiu 1 was the victor.
17 Event AnnalsUlster  656.3 Battle of Anna 1.
18 Event AnnalsUlster  656.7 Or here [in this year, the death of] Fursa 1, according to others.
19 Event AnnalsUlster  661.2 Fursa 1 rested in Peronne.
20 Event AnnalsUlster  668.3 ColmŠn 1 voyaged to Innisboffin with relics of the saints.
21 Event AnnalsUlster  668.3 ColmŠn 1 founded a church at Innisboffin.
22 Event AnnalsUlster  671.1 Death of Oswiu 1.
23 Event AnnalsUlster  675.4 Death of the son of Penda 1 [sc. Wulfhere 1].
24 Event AnnalsUlster  676.1 ColmŠn 1 rested.
25 Event AnnalsUlster  680.4 A battle of the Saxons (Anonymi 2188) in which ∆lfwine 4 fell.
26 Event AnnalsUlster  685.2 The Saxons (Anonymi 2155) laid waste Mag Breg and many churches in the month of June.
27 Event AnnalsUlster  686.1 Battle of Dunnichen in which Ecgfrith 4 was killed with a great body of his soldiers (Anonymi 2156).
28 Event AnnalsUlster  687.5 AdomnŠn 1 led sixty captives (Anonymi 2157) back to Ireland.
29 Event AnnalsUlster  691.2 Theodore 1 rested.
30 Event AnnalsUlster  693.7 A battle against Penda 1.
31 Event AnnalsUlster  698.2 Battle between the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2158) and the Picts (Anonymi 2159), in which Beorhtred 2 fell.
32 Event AnnalsUlster  704.3 Aldfrith 1 died.
33 Event AnnalsUlster  711.3 Slaughter of the Picts (Anonymi 2160) by the Saxons (Anonymi 2161) in which Finnguine 1 died an untimely death.
34 Event AnnalsUlster  713.3 The daughter of Oswiu 1 [sc. ∆lfflśd 3] died in the monasterium of Hild 1.
35 Event AnnalsUlster  716.1 Killing of Osred 1.
36 Event AnnalsUlster  704.1 AdomnŠn 1 rested in the seventy-seventh year of his age.
37 Event AnnalsUlster  718.1 The son of Cuthwine 6 [sc. Cenred 4] died.
38 Event AnnalsUlster  731.3 Cuthwine 6's son [sc. Ceolwulf 3] was imprisoned.
39 Event AnnalsUlster  735.7 Bede 1 rested.
40 Event AnnalsUlster  757.2 ∆thelbald 4 died.
41 Event AnnalsUlster  780.5 Alpin 1 died.
42 Event AnnalsUlster  796.2 Offa 7 died.
43 Event AnnalsUlster  821.2 Cenwulf 3 died.
44 Event AnnalsUlster  854.3 The successor of Columba 1 [sc. Indrechtach Ua-Finnachta 1] was killed by the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2162).
45 Event AnnalsUlster  858.2 ∆thelwulf 1 died.
46 Event AnnalsUlster  865.4 The Britons (Anonymi 2163) were driven out and subjugated in Anglesey.
47 Event AnnalsUlster  867.7 The black foreigners (Anonymi 2165) won a battle at York over the Northern [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2166), in which ∆lle 3 fell.
48 Event AnnalsUlster  871.2 Olaf 1 and Ivar 1 brought captives with them from Alba [i.e., Scotland] to Dublin.
49 Event AnnalsUlster  878.1 Rhodri 1 was killed by the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2171).
50 Event AnnalsUlster  893.3 The [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2173) won a battle against the Black foreigners (Anonymi 2172) in which innumerable multitudes fell.
51 Event AnnalsUlster  913.1 ∆thelwald 35 died.
52 Event AnnalsUlster  918.5 ∆thelflśd 4 died.
53 Event AnnalsUlster  937.6 A great battle between the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2175) and the Northmen (Anonymi 2174) in which ∆thelstan 18 gained the victory.
54 Event AnnalsUlster  939.6 ∆thelstan 18 died a peaceful death.
55 Event AnnalsUlster  952.2 A battle was won by the Foreigners (Anonymi 2179) against the men of Alban (Anonymi 2176), the Britons (Anonymi 2177) and the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2178).
56 Event AnnalsUlster  975.1 Edgar 11 rested in Christ.
57 Event AnnalsUlster  987.2 A great outbreak of St Vitus' Dance, and it caused death to a large number of people and cattle among the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2180), Britons (Anonymi 2181) and Irish (Anonymi 2182).
58 Event AnnalsUlster  1006.5 A battle between the men of Alban [i.e., the Scots] (Anonymi 2183) and the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2184).
59 Event AnnalsUlster  1034.2 Olaf 6 was killed by the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2185) on his way to Rome.
60 Event AnnalsUlster  1035.1 Cnut 3 died.
61 Event AnnalsUlster  1040.6 Harold 5 died.
62 Event AnnalsUlster  1054.6 Battle between the men of Alban (Anonymi 2186) and the [Anglo-]Saxons (Anonymi 2187).