Manuscripts

London, British Library, MS Additional 4788

  • s. xvii
  • distinct manuscript
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper
Identifiers
Location
Collection: Additional
Shelfmark
4788
Description
Paper manuscript belonging to James Ware (d. 1666) and in part, written by him. It contains transcripts of Irish texts and items from Irish texts.
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xvii
17th century
Hands, scribes
James WareWare (James) (d. 1666) – (Sir) James Ware, Irish scholar, historian and antiquarian
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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
Foliation / Pagination
166 folios

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.

Sources

Secondary sources (select)

Hughes, Kathleen, “A manuscript of Sir James Ware: British Museum Additional 4788”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 55 C (1953): 111–116.
Description of the manuscript
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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