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Fragment of the Irish Annals of the abbey of the island of All Saints, in Lough Rie, county of Longford, by Augustine Magraidin, late 14th-early 15th century

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MS. Rawl. B. 488, fols. 29–34

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The fragment commences in the year 1392 and ends with the close of the Annals in the year 1407, to which year they are continued from 1405, the date of Magraidin's death.

Dates

  • late 14th-early 15th century

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

  • Irish
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Rawl. B. 488, fols. 29–34

Custodial History

At the end is written, "Dono dedit Mauritius Conry, 25 Augusti, 1627."

Bibliography

  • A fac-simile of nine lines on the last page is given in plate xxii, no. 15, in Astle's Origin and progress of writing , in quarto. Lond. 1784 and 1803, where it is erroneously described as being an extract from Tigernach's Annals , see fol. 1 in this volume. Some mistakes also in the fac-simile itself are pointed out by O'Conor, Rer. Hib. Scriptt. , vol. ii. p. iii. note 4.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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