Ó hUiginn, Ruairí





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Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, “Captain Somhairle and his books revisited”, in: Ó Macháin, Pádraig [ed.], The Book of the O'Conor Don: essays on an Irish manuscript, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2010. 88–102.

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“Captain Somhairle and his books revisited”
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88–102
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2010
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History, society and culture
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Somhairle Mac DomhnaillMac Domhnaill (Somhairle) (c. 1586–1632) – (Captain) Somhairle Mac Domhnaill, soldier who belonged to Clann Dhomhnaill of Co. Antrim; ended up in Flanders in 1616 to join the Irish regiment of the Spanish army; a patron who commissioned the compilation of Irish manuscripts.
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Aodh Ó DochartaighÓ Dochartaigh (Aodh) / Doharty (Don Hugo) (fl. 17th century, first half) – Irish soldier and scribe. His patron was Capt. Somhairle Mac Domhnaill for whom he compiled two volumes of Irish verse, namely volume b of UCD Franciscan MS A 20 (Duanaire Finn) and the Book of the O'Conor Don.
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Dennis Groenewegen