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A medley of Irish and English pieces

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MS. Irish f. 2
Held at the Weston Library

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A medley of Irish and English pieces, not all in the same hand or of the same date: the chief of which are:

  1. Pp. 8, 184. Abbreviations in Irish MSS.
  2. P. 25. Hints on conduct
  3. P. 25. Rebuses
  4. P. 56. 'The Irish Grammar, or an introduction to the Irish language', cf. pp. 265, 293
  5. P. 144. Notes on Ogams
  6. Pp. 151, 221, 281, 317, 337. Short Irish pieces, such as The farmer's advice to his son, poems, etc.
  7. A list is given at p. v.

The dates 1813, 1816, 1817 occur in some copies of legal forms, etc.: and 1795 on p. 248.


  • Creation: Written in the last quarter of the 18th and the first quarter of the 19th century in Ireland


370 pages

Language of Materials

  • Irish
  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Irish f. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19516


A medley of Irish and English pieces

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. 33085

Custodial History

With the bookplate of G. A. H.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at a Dublin auction on March 13, 1902 (lot 438).

Physical Facet

On paper


6 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.

A medley of Irish and English pieces
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