Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 3

  • Irish language
  • s. xv-xvi (?)
  • composite manuscript
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum

Composite manuscript consisting of three Irish manuscript fragments: A (religious texts), and B  and C (legal material).

23 P 3
Cat. no. 1242
Composite manuscript: ff. 1-19 + ff. 20-23 + ff. 24-25.
Provenance and related aspects
Irish language
s. xv-xvi (?)
First part: 1467.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
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composite manuscript
Distinct units


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.

“Royal Irish Academy”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <>.
Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: R.I.A., 23 P. 3”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 2 (1904): 136–138.
Internet Archive: <link>
[dipl. ed.] Binchy, D. A. [ed.], Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 4, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.  
comments: numbered pp. 1139–1531; diplomatic edition of legal material from: Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 Q 6; Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 3; London, British Library, MS Egerton 88.
1235–1265 Diplomatic edition of legal material on ff. 20a-25d.

Secondary sources (select)

Mulchrone, Kathleen, Thomas F. O'Rahilly, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, and A. I. Pearson (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, 8 vols, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1926–1970.
Vol. 6, fasc. 27: 3433–3440 [id. 1242.]
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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