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1014Battle of Clontarf, in which Sitric, king of the Danes, was defeated, after a long and obstinate .engagement, by Brien Boru, who also was killed at the moment of victory. Murchad, Brien's son, and a number of the Irish chieftains, fell in the battle 
1026Donagh O'Brien, king of Munster, obliges the Danes of Dublin to do him homage, and deliver hostages. 
1029Aulaffe Sitric, king of the Danes of Dublin, taken prisoner by Matthew O'Regan, and ransomed, on payment of 200 beeves, 80 horses, 3 ounces of gold, and a sword called Charles's sword. 
1038About this time, Christ Church, Dublin, was founded by Sitric, king of the Danes, with the aid of Donat, bishop of Dublin ; the latter of whom also built St. Michael's Chapel, which was converted into a parish church by Richard Talbot, archbishop of Dublin. 
1066Godfred Crovan, king of Man, takes Dublin, and conquers great part of Leinster. 
1072The Danes of Dublin give hostages, and do homage to Turlogh O'Brien, king of Munster. 
1088The Danes of Dublin burnt Waterford, and the next year marched out to attack Cork, but were defeated with considerable loss. 
1095Mortogh O'Brien, king of Ireland, drives Godfred, the Danish king, out of Dublin, and keeps possession of it till his death, twenty-five years after. St. Michan's Church founded this year by St. Michan, a Dane. 
1105St. Catherine's Church built. Newly roofed in 1544, and rebuilt in 1761. 
1105Scotland invaded by a fleet fitted out by the citizens of Dublin; after ravaging the coast, thev made a. descent upon Wales, and carried off thence the shrine of St. Cubie, which they deposited in Christ Church. 

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