Sorley Boy

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Rathlin Island Massacre - Sanctuary Attacked
... Sorley Boy and other Scots also thought it prudent to send their wives, children, aged and sick to the Island for safety ... The people killed were families of followers of Sorley Boy MacDonnell ... the task of preventing any Scottish reinforcement vessels reaching the Island.The entire family of Sorley Boy MacDonnell perished in the massacre ...
Clan Mac Aulay - Unrelated Irish MacAuleys
... plain of Bun-na-mairgie, near Ballycastle, the MacDonnells (led by Sorley Boy MacDonnell) fought the MacQuillans ... Sorley Boy MacDonnell then rode out to the chief of the MacAuleys and persuaded him to join his ranks, as did the MacPhoils ... Festivities lasted for several days after the battle and a cairn, called "Coslin Sorley Boy", was raised on the mountain Trostan ...

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