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Legendary Tales, in Irish

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MS. Irish f. 1
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Legendary Tales, in Irish:

  1. Fol. 40 ?. Inneirghe mic na Míochómhairle (the proceedings of the son of evil counsel).
  2. Fol. 80. Ceasacht inghine Ghuile (the complaint of the daughter of Guil).
  3. Fol. 189. Bas Chloinne Uisneach.
  4. Fol. 203v. Toiruigeacht Sadhbh .i. Eoghuin Oig mic Eoghuin Mhoir.
  5. Fol. 269. Bas an Macaomh mhor mac Riogh na H-Easbain.
  6. The following are also stated to be, among others, in the volume:-- Oidheadh Chlainne Uisneach (the fate of the children of Uisneach): Tóirnigheacht Dhiarmuda agus Ghráinne (the pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne): Sayings of Fionn MacChumhail: Man's Final end.

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


  • Creation: Written in several hands in the first half of the 18th century


303 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Irish

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Irish f. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19146


Legendary Tales, 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. 31533

Custodial History

Owned by John Callaghan: in the Reeves sale, 1892, lot 861.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian from Quaritch (Rough List 132, no. 375) in March 1893.

Physical Facet

On paper, in parts rubbed and injured


6 × 4 1/4 in.

Legendary Tales, in Irish
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom