Manuscripts

London, British Library, MS Egerton 1782

  • 1516-1518
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Identifiers
Location
Collection: Egerton
Shelfmark
1782
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Date
1516-1518
1516-1518
Hands, scribes
Ó Maoil Chonaire familyÓ Maoil Chonaire family – important learned family of poets, historians and scribes based in Connacht
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A number of scribes from Ó Maoil Chonaire family.
Copies
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1288 (H 1. 14) [c. 1750]
Some of the texts were transcribed from this manuscript by Hugh O'Daly in TCD MSS 1287 and 1384.(1)n. 1 T. K. Abbott • E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of Irish MSS in TCD (1921): 40 and 245. Another 18th-century paper manuscript containing transcripts from Egerton 1782 is Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 130.
Codicological information
Material
vellum
Dimensions
9.5 ″ × 6 ″

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

Notes

T. K. Abbott • E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of Irish MSS in TCD (1921): 40 and 245.

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.

Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften. V. Aus Egerton 1782 [Marginalia]”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 4 (1903): 31–32.
Internet Archive: <link>
Selected marginalia.

Secondary sources (select)

Flower, Robin [ed.], Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 2, London: British Museum, 1926.
259–298
Watson, Andrew George, Catalogue of dated and datable manuscripts c. 700-1600 in the Department of Manuscripts: The British Library, 2 vols, London: British Library, 1979.
vol 1: no. 602
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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