Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 6131-6133

Leabhar inghine Uí Dhomhnuill
  • Irish language
  • s. xvii1
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper
Early seventeenth-century Irish poem-book, thought to have been compiled on behalf of Nualaidh, daughter of Aodh mac Maghnusa Uí Dhomhnaill.
Leabhar inghine Uí Dhomhnuill

Or in English, ’The book of O’Donnell’s daughter’.

Provenance and related aspects
Irish language
s. xvii1
early 17th century, or first half.
Origin, provenance
Origin: Irish Franciscan College in Louvain. Louvain, St Anthony's CollegeLouvain, St Anthony's College

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ass. with Nualaidh Ní DhomhnaillNí Dhomhnaill (Nualaidh) – Irish noblewoman belonging to the Ó Domhnaill family, daughter of Aodh (mac Maghnusa) and sister of Aodh Ruadh Ó Domhnaill.
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Hands, scribes
Codicological information

The list below has been collated from the table of contents (if available on this page)Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations concerning individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] “Royal Library of Belgium”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Walsh, Paul, “The Book of O Donnell's daughter”, in: Walsh, Paul (ed.), Irish men of learning: studies, Dublin: Three Candles, 1947. 179–205.
Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “A collection of poems on the O'Donnells”, Ériu 4 (1908–1910): 183–190.
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