London, British Library, MS Egerton 158

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London, British Library, MS Egerton 158

  • s. xviii
  • Irish manuscripts
  • miscellany
  • paper
Collection: Egerton
Provenance and related aspects
s. xviii
first half of the 18th century
Origin, provenance
written at Cork
Hands, scribes
Séamus Ó BroinÓ Broin (Séamus)
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The main scribe is Séamus Ó Broin.
Codicological information
Foliation / Pagination
159 leaves

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.
f. 39  
incipit: As me Colum Cille caidh   Modernised version. Quatrains arranged in a different order.
f. 79r ff  
Scribe: Seámus Ó Bróin
  • Sources

Secondary sources

Flower, Robin [ed.], Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 2, London: British Museum, 1926.

de Bhaldraithe, Tomás, “Gluaisre Egerton 158, a fhoinsí agus a lorg ar DIL”, Celtica 19 (1987): 133–140.

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Dennis Groenewegen
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