Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS B iv 2

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  • Irish
  • 1627-1628
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper

Irish miscellany, including historical and religious verse.

Collection: Stowe and Ashburnham
B iv 2
Cat. no. 1080
Provenance and related aspects
Origin, provenance
Later provenance: ass. with Roderic O'FlahertyO'Flaherty (Roderic)
Ó Flaithbheartaigh (Ruaidhrí Óg)
Roderic(k) O'Flaherty / Ruaidhrí (Óg) Ó Flaithbheartaigh, Irish nobleman, historian and collector of manuscripts; author of Ogygia seu rerum Hibernicarum chronologia (1685).
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In 1672, the manuscript was in the hands of Roderic O'Flaherty, who added notes in the margins. Source: RIA cat.
Later provenance: ass. with Charles O'Conor [of Ballinagare]O'Conor (Charles) ... of Ballinagare
O'Conor (Charles) ... of Belanagare
Charles O'Conor, of Belanagare (Co. Roscommon), Irish scholar
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In 1768, the MS was in the hands of Charles O'Conor, who also supplied numerous notes. Source: RIA cat.
Hands, scribes
Hands indexed:

Although Mícheál Ó Cléirigh does not sign his name, the hand has been identified as his (RIA cat.).

Mícheál Ó CléirighÓ Cléirigh (Mícheál)
(d. 1643)
O'Clery (Michael)
Irish scholar, historian and scribe.
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Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339
include the Book of Leinster (Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339)
Codicological information
Foliation / Pagination
ii + 304 pp. (152 ff.) + i
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 for 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.


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. 5, 3021–3029 [id. 1080.]
Dennis Groenewegen