Bethu Phátraic; Vita Tripartita S. Patricii; The Tripartite Life of St. Patrick
- Old Irish, Latin
- Irish hagiography
- Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 512 I, (a) ff. 101-122, (b) ff. 1-36, (c) ff. 45-52 [s. xv / s. xvi] ff. 5r–30r
- Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 531 [s. xv / s. xvi] ff. 124, 127Fragments belonging to Rawl. B 512 originally
- Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 531 [s. xv / s. xvi]
- London, British Library, MS Egerton 93 [s. xv (?)] ff. 1–18vbCorresponds to Stokes's edition at pp. 28–46
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1337 (H 3. 18) [s. xv-xvi] pp. 520–528
- Three manuscript copies that are now lost were used by John Colgan for the Latin version in his Trias thaumaturga (1647).
- Extracts in O’Clery’s glossary.
- Abridged version (homily) (1)n. 1 James F. Kenney, The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical (1966): 345.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 16 (Hodges & Smith 224, 1230) = Leabhar Breac [s. xvin] pp. 24–29Abridged version.
- Chatsworth (Derbyshire), Book of Lismore [s. xv] ff. 1, 3–7
- Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS celtique 1 V/VII, ff. 30-57 + 74-117 [s. xv?]
- Dublin, King's Inns, MS 10 [s. xv] ff. 17ra–19vbThe first page, f. 17r (two columns), is illegible; as leaves are missing, the text breaks off imperfectly.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 O 48a = Liber Flavus Fergusiorum, part 1 [c. 1435-1440] part 3rd ff. 29r–30v
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 O 48a = Liber Flavus Fergusiorum, part 1 [c. 1435-1440]
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 24 P 25 (Reeves 42, 475) = Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne [s. xvi1] pp. 91–102
- Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 2324–2340 (3410)  ff. 13–23
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS C iv 3 (1192) [s. xvii] p. 233 ff
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 A 15 pp. 323–355
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1285 (H 1. 11)  ff. 95v–106v
- Old Irish Latin language
- Old Irish and Latin.
Part I, ll. 1-80: Introduction
Part I, ll. 81-251: St Patrick’s early life
Part I, ll. 252-311: Patrick before the mission
Part I, ll. 312-427: Patrick arrives in Ireland
Part I, ll. 428-661: Patrick and King Lóegaire
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