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[Described in its own introduction as "a short abstract and compendium of the history of the Scoti... leaving out the lengthened details of the Books of History..."]
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Patritius natus est in hoc anno
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Kal. 5Muiredhach Tirech do marbadh la Caolbadh mac Cruind, la Righ nUladh, oc Port riogh uar Daball [M T killed by C m C, king of U, at P R, over (the) D]
Kal. 5 [same]Eochaidh Muighmedhon mac Muiredhaigh Tirigh r. annis octo.
Patritius captiuus est in Hiberniam ductus
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Kal.Patritius a captivitate solutus est per angelum
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Criomtand mac Fiodhaicch r. in Hibernia annis 5
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Kal. 6Criomthand mac Fiodhaicch mortuus est.
Patricius ad Germanum
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Kal. 4Niall naoigiallach mortuus est iar na guin dEochaidh mac Enna Cindsealaich ig muir nIcht [NN dies after being wounded by E m E C, at sea of I]
Kal. 1Nathi mac Fiachrach r. annis 23
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Kal. 1Nathi mac Fiachrach interiit icc Slebh Ealpa fulmine, ar ngabail Ricche Eireann et an domain conuige sein [N m F perished at S E by lightning "after possessing the sovereignty of Erin and of the world, so far]
Kal. 2Ab initio mundi secundum Ebreos, 4481.
Laoghaire mac Nell Regnum Hiberniae tenuit 30 annis.
Kal. 3Ab incarnatione Domini 432.
Kal. 6A morte Concculaind herois usque ad hunc annum 431; a morte Concupair mic Nessa 214 anni sunt.
Patricius i. archiepiscopus in Hiberniam venit atque Scotos baptizare inchoat, nono anno Teodisi minoris, primo anno Episcopatus Sixti 45 Episcopi Romanae Ecclesiae, in 4 anno regni Laeghaire mic Nell
Kal. 7Prima indictio
Kal. 1Cedna brad Saxan an Erinn ["first depredation of the Saxons in Erin"]
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Kal. 3Bresal ri Laigen mortuus est [king of L]
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Kal. 6Secundinus et Auxilius et Esserninus mittuntur ad Hibernenses, acht ni ro gabrad airechus na ughdarras i re Padraic nama.
Sencus Mor do scriobadh isin bliadainsi. ["but they obtained not pre-eminence or authority in the time of Patrick alone." S M "was written in this year"]
Kal. 1Nativitas Sanctae Brigidae dia cedaion an ochtmadh uathad ercca Fedhra. Dia cedaion ro gabh caille go nochd noghaibh an 18; dia cedaion an 28 quieuit [Birth of SB on Wednes-day, 8th of the February month; on Wednes-day the 18th she received the veil, with 8 virgins; on Wednes-day 28th she rested].
Kal. 2Maine mac Nell mortuus est.
Sixtus episcopus Romae quieuit.
Amhalgadh mac Fiacrach ri Connacht mortuus est, i. ced ri Connacht iar ccrediomh [is first king of C after the creed]
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Kal. 3Bellum Femin in quo cecidit mac Cairtind, mic Colboth, mic Nell. Alii dicunt as do cruithniph dho. [that he was of the Cruithne = ?Picts]
Kal. 4Quies Secundini filii Restituti, 75 anno suae, cuius mater Culmana Patricii soror.
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Kal. 4Catrainiodh mor ria Laegaire mac Nell for Laighneiph [great "battle-breach" by L m N, over the L]
Kal. 6Feis Temhra la Laogaire mac Neill [feast of Tara (celebrated) by L m N]
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Kal. 1Mors Enna mic Cathbadha.
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Kal. 4Dormitatio Sancti Senis Patricii espicopi, i. Glosdoniensis Ecclesiae.
Kal. 5Cath Atha Dara ria Laighnibh for Laoghaire in quo ipse captus est, sed tunc dimissus est iurans per solem et uentum se boves eis Dimissurum [battle of A D won by the L over Laoghaire.... (swearing to cease claiming cattle tribute)]
Kal. 6Cath Atha Dara ria Laignaidh for Laoghaire, quibus Cremtand tunc praeerat
Kal.Mors Laegaire mic Nell ig Greallaigh Daiphil for taebh Caisi i Maig Life edir na da chnoc, i. Eire ocus Alba anmand. A ratha re Laignidh, i. grian ocus gaoth ro marphrad e and [at G D "on the side of Cais" in M L, between the two hills, i.e. named Eire & Alba. His guarantees to the L, i.e. sun & wind, that killed him there...], sicut Poeta dixit:
Adbat Laegaire mac Nell
For taobh Caisi glaisi itir
Duile De adregaib rait
Tugrad dail mbair forsan rig
[L m N died
on the side of C, green its land
the elements of God which he had pledged as guarantee
inflicted the doom of death on the king]
Kal. 2Initium Regni Oilealla muilt mic Nathi
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Kal. 2Domangort mac Nisi quieuit
Kal. 3Quies Benigni successoris Patricii
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Kal. 6Feir Temhra la hOilill Molt
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Kal. 4Dorndgal Bri ele for Laigniu ria Oilill Molt [conflict of B E gained over the L by O M]
-Cath Dumaige Aichir ria Laigniu for Oilill Molt [battle of D A gained by the L over O M]
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Kal. 3Mors Conaill Cremhthainn mic Nell
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Kal. 1Oilill Molt do tuitum la Muircertach mac Earca (i. ri Ereann) a ccath Ocha, et la Lucchaidh mac Laeghaire, et la Fergus Cirrbel mac Conaill Cremthainne, et la Fiacrach Lonn omac Coelboth rig Dal Araidhe [O M was felled by M m E, king of E, in battle of O, and by L m L etc.], unde Bec mac De dixit:
Mor cath Ocha fersa itir
Immoralta cata ili
For Oilill Molt mac Dathi
Meabuidh ria Dal Araidhi
La Luccaidh la Fiacrach lond
Is la Muircertach mor oll,
La Fergus mac Conaill caoimh,
Led do cer Ailill saer righ
Et la Fergus go locht
Leo ittrochair Ailill saer Molt.
[The great battle of O was fought
Through which many fights were contested
Over OM, son of D
It was gained by the D A
By L, by F L
And by the great, powerful M
By Fergus, son of mild C
By them fell the noble King A
And by Fergus of the stain
By them fell the noble A M]
A tempore Concuphair mic Nessa usque ad Cormac mac Airt, 307 anni sunt. A Cormac usque ad hoc bellum 207.
Kal. 2Initium regni Lugdach mic Laogaire.
Kal. 3Guin Criomtainn mic Enna Cindsealaigh, Ri Laigen, la Eochuidh Guinech Dibh Bairrce, ocus la Haradha Cliach. [Wounding of C m E C, king of L, by E G of the Ibh B, and by the H C]
Ced cath Graine in quo Muircertach mac Earca victor fuit.
Cath ele i ngraine itir Laighen idir Laignechaibh badhein, in quo Finnchadh Ri ua Cinnsealaigh cecidit, ocus Coirpre victor fuit. [First battle of G.... Another battle was fought at G in the land of L, among the L themselves... N.B. Coirpre = probably Eochaid mac Coirpre]
Kal. 5Quies Epscoip [sic] Maol an Ard Curadh
Kal. 5Quies Sancti Cianani Daimliag cui Patricius Evangelium suum largitur est
Kal. 7Quies Espoig [simply "Esp." for Bishop in Ms A] mic Caille
Cat Ceall Osnaigh a Muigh Fea ubi ceciderunt Aongus mac Nathfraoich, Ri Muman, ocus uxor eius, i. Eithne uatach ingen Criomhtainn, mic Enna cindsealaigh. Iollann mac Dunlaing et Oilill a bratair, ocus Eochaidh Guinech, et Muircertach mac Earca, Ri Ailigh, uictores erant[battle of C O in M F, in which fell A m N, king of M, and his wife, i.e. E the hateful, daughter of C m E C. I m D and O his brother, and E G and M m E, king of A, were victors...], ut dicitur:
Adbath craob dos bile moir
Aongus molbthach mac Nathfraoich
Fagbadh la Iollann a cenn
A ccath ceall Osnaigh claoin
[A branch of the great spreading tree died
Aengus the praiseworthy, son of N
His head was left with I
In the battle of foul Cill-Osnaigh]
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Kal. 3Patricius Archiepiscopus et Apostolus Hibernensium, anno aetatis suae 122, 16 Kal. Aprilis quieuit, ut dicitur:
O genair Criost, airem ait
Cethre ced for caom nochait
Teora bliadhna beacht iarsin
Go bar Padraig, Priomh Aspail
["Since Christ was born, a joyful reckoning,
Four hundred and fair ninety;
Three exact years after that
To the death of Patrick, Chief Apostle"]
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Kal. 5Cath Taillten for Laighniu ria Coirpre mac Nell (over L by C]
Kal. 1Cath tanaisi Graine in quo cecidit Fraech mac Fionnchadha Ri Laighen Dergabhair. Eochaidh mac Coirpre uictor fuit.
Kal. 2Quies Cuindedha mic Cathmhogha, i. mac Cuilind epscop Lurca.
Defectus solis apparuit [eclipse].
Expugnatio Duinletglaisi.
Gelasius quieuit.
Kal.Anastasius papa ordinatus est, uixit annis 2.
Cath Slemna Midhe for Laighniu ria Coirpre mac Nell.
Mochaoe naondroma [of Nendrum] quieuit.
Epscop Cormac dernide comarba Padraig pausavit.
Kal. 2Ingens terraemotus Ponticam concussit Prouinciam.
Anastasius pausauit.
Kal. 6Romanae Ecclesiae 49 Simachus Papa, uixit annis 15.
Cath Cind Ailbhe for Laigne re Ciorpre mac Nell.
Kal. 7Cath Seghsa ria Muircertach mac Earca for Duach Tenguma Ri Connacht, ubi Duach cecidit, unde Cendfaoladh dixit:
Cath Seghsa
Ben do mnaibh fodruair;
Ro baoi cru dar cruisigh
La Duisigh ingien Duaicch

Cath Dealga et cath Mucreme
Ocus cath Tuama ttrubha
La cath Seghsa attrochair
Duach Tengumha
[The battle of S
A certain woman caused it
Red blood was (brought) over lances
By D, daughter of Duach

The battle of D, and battle of M
And the battle of T D
With the battle of S, wherein fell
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Kal. 3Cath Droma Lochmaighe ria Laighniph ar Uibh Neill.
Fergus Mor mac Earca cum gente Duil Riada partem Britaniae tenuit et ibi mortuus est.
500? Kal. 5Bellum inde Moire a ccrich .h. nGabhla for Laighniph, ocus for Iollann, mac Dunlaing, in quo Muircertach mac Erca uictor erat.
Mors Espoig Ibuir in 9 Kal. mai, cuius aetat 303 annis.