The Battle of Bunratty 1311

#OnThisDay 1311 The Battle of Bunratty was fought between Dermot O’Brien supported by de Clares & Donough O’Brien supported by De Burghs. This was one of the first times that the Anglo-Normans supported opposing sides in a war & fought against each other.
Although a tactical victory for the De Burgh and Donough, despite losing 630 galloglaswarriors, the head of the De Burgh family, William de Burgh was captured during the rout & then Donough fled the field.

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