Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1286

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  • Irish manuscripts
H 1. 12
Cat. no. 1286
The manuscript consists of two parts which are separately paged: (1) the 17th-century compllation of the Lebor gabála Érenn and (2) a transcription from an earlier book by Seán mac Muiris Ó Maoilchonaire (John son of Maurice O'Mulconry).
Provenance and related aspects
s. xviii
18th century
Hands, scribes
Aodh Ó DálaighÓ Dálaigh (Aodh) / O'Daly (Hugh) (fl. mid-18th century) – Irish scribe and poet
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Codicological information

[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1286/index  » Index.
p. 1–p. 184
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1286/pt 1  » A copy of Lebor gabála Érenn (the O'Clery recension) written by Dáibhidh Ó Mullán and Aodh Ó Dalaigh (who gives the date 1742).
p. 1–p. 134?
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1286/pt 2  » Copy of a manuscript (now lost?) written by Seán mac Muiris Ó Maoilchonaire and here transcribed by Aodh Ó Dalaigh, who gives the date of writing as 1746. The pages are numbered separately.

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.


Secondary sources (select)

Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
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35–40, 332
Dennis Groenewegen
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