Dublin, University College, MS Franciscan A 3

  • s. xii
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Collection: Franciscan
A 3
detached folios from the Book of Leinster
(1) The first ten leaves formerly belonged to the Book of Leinster, where it covered pp. 355–374; (2) The last leaf is unrelated.
Provenance and related aspects
s. xii
12th century
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Distinct units
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.


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.] “University College Dublin”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <>.
Image reproduction. direct link
[dipl. ed.] O'Sullivan, Anne [ed.], The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1983. xv + pp. 1327-1708.
CELT – pp. 1327–1595 (excl. pp. 1596–1708): <link>
Diplomatic edition.
[facs.] Atkinson, Robert [ed.], The Book of Leinster sometime called the Book of Glendalough: a collection of pieces (prose and verse) in the Irish language, compiled, in part, about the middle of the twelfth century, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1880.
355–376 Facsimile edition.

Secondary sources (select)

O'Donovan, John, James Henthorn Todd, and William Reeves (ed. and tr.), The martyrology of Donegal: a calendar of the saints of Ireland, Dublin, 1864.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
xiv–xvi direct link
Dennis Groenewegen
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