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Stories in Irish

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MS. Irish e. 4

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Stories in Irish, among which are:
  1. Fol. 56. Eachtra na Madra Maoil
  2. Fol. 74. Eachtradh Aodh mic Goirecht-aoidhe
  3. Fol. 102. Oidhe Cloinne Uisneach (the fate of the children of Uisneach)
  4. Fol. 155 ?. The Vision of Merlin
  5. Poems by Raghnall Dall McDomhnall, Patrick Lindon (fol. 13), Peter O'Durneen (fol. 20), -- Keating, etc.
Among the lesser pieces are the Lay of Argan Mor (part) (fol. 9), the tale of Deirdre, the adventures of Hugh Gerachty, the hairless dog, the Christian doctrine, etc.

The above account is compiled as in MS. Irish e. 3.

Dates

  • Written in about 1800-1820 ?

Extent

187 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Irish

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Irish e. 4, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Irish e. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19143

Abstract

Stories in Irish

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31532

Custodial History

Owned by Thomas M. Kittrick, 1801-14; Matthew Kennedy of Mansfieldstown, 1818-19; Thomas Kennedy (?), 1841. In the Reeves sale, 1892, lot 840.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian from Quaritch (Rough List 132, no. 391) in Mar. 1893.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/8 × 6 in.
Title
Stories in Irish
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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