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Battle of Kells

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Battle of Kells

Battle of Kells
Part of the Bruce campaign in Ireland
Date November 1315
Location Kells, County Meath
Result Scottish/Irish victory
Kingdom of Scotland and Irish allies Lordship of Ireland and Irish allies
Commanders and leaders
Edward Bruce Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March
at least 6,000 unknown
Casualties and losses
unknown unknown

The Battle of Kells was a battle between Edward Bruce and Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March. Mortimer was decisively beaten.[1] The battle's outcome however, did not matter, for after, Bruce was defeated in the Battle of Faughart.


  1. ^ Alison Weir (2005), Queen Isabella: treachery, adultery, and murder in medieval England, p. 108 

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