Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1297

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Leabhar Bhriain Mhe Guidhir
  • Irish
  • c. 1716
  • distinct manuscript
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper
Miscellaneous.
Identifiers
Location
Shelfmark
H 2. 6
Classification
Cat. no. 1297
Title
Leabhar Bhriain Mhe Guidhir
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Irish
Date
c. 1716
c. 1716
Origin, provenance
Provenance: County Fermanagh
County Fermanagh/Fear Manach
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ass. with Brian mac Conchubhair Mág UidhirMág Uidhir (Brian mac Conchubhair)
(fl. 1660–1726)
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Seán Mac GabhráinMac Gabhráin (Seán)
(fl. early 18th c.)
Magauran (John), Mac Gabhrán (Seán)
Irish scribe.
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Hands, scribes
Hands indexed:
Scribe Seán Mac Gabhran (angl. John Magauran or Magovern). Seán Mac GabhráinMac Gabhráin (Seán)
(fl. early 18th c.)
Magauran (John), Mac Gabhrán (Seán)
Irish scribe.
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Scribe There is a flyleaf which contains a eulogy for Brian Mag Uidhir, including a pedigree. Gwynn (recte Abbott) suggests that its scribe and author is not Seán Mac Gabhran but another, “trained scribe”.
Patron
Brian mac Conchubhair Mág UidhirMág Uidhir (Brian mac Conchubhair)
(fl. 1660–1726)
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Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
distinct manuscript
Material
paper
Collation
quarto
Foliation / Pagination
The manuscript contains 9 sections more or less corresponding to 9 individual tracts. Each of these is paginated separately.
Distinct units
Dublin, Trinity College, …  inserted leaflet

Tadhg Ó Nechtain’s poems for Francis Sullivan.

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  • f. 23ra.34: meaning folio 23 recto, first column, line 34
  • f. 96vb.m: meaning folio 96, verso, second column, middle of the page (s = top, m = middle, i = bottom)
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  • p. 67b.23: meaning page 67, second column, line 23
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.

Sources

Secondary sources (select)

Dinneen, Patrick S., Me Guidhir Fhearmanach / The Maguires of Fermanagh: .i. Maghnus agus Giolla Íosa, ‘dhá mhac Dhuinn Mhóir mic Raghnaill’, Dublin: M. H. Gill & son, 1917.
Internet Archive: <link>
69–72 (about the manuscript, in Irish); 139–140 (contents of the manuscript, in English)
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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74–78; 336 direct link
Hyde, Douglas [ed.], Giolla an fhiugha: The lad of the ferule; Eachtra cloinne rígh na h-Ioruaidhe: Adventures of the children of the king of Norway, Irish Texts Society 1, London: Irish Texts Society, 1899.
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Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen