London, British Library, MS Egerton 88

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London, British Library, MS Egerton 88

  • c. 1564
  • Irish manuscripts
Identifiers
Location
Collection: Egerton
Shelfmark
88
Provenance and related aspects
Date
c. 1564
c. 1564
Hands, scribes
Domhnall Ó Duibh Dá BhoireannÓ Duibh Dá Bhoireann (Domhnall) (16th century) – Domhnall mac Aodha Ó Duibh Dá Bhoireann, main scribe of BL Egerton 88.
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Maghnus Ó Duibh Dhá BhoireannÓ Duibh Dhá Bhoireann (Maghnus)
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Main scribe: Domhnall Ó Duibh Dá Bhoireann. Others include Maghnus Ó Duibh Dhá Bhoireann.
Codicological information
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Work in progress

Legal

ff. 1a-8d
f. 3b
» Scribal note
scribal addition
x

Literature

[Aided Chon Roí] » incl. Amrae Chon Roí
» Item on scribal abbreviations
» Scribal note
scribal addition
x

Legal

ff. 15a-61d

Further

f. 63aline 1–f. 63bline 25
[Lebor Ollaman] » Incomplete.
f. 63–f. 76
f. 76b–f. 79
f. 79a–f. 92c
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.
(Text)
f. 40b  
(MS)
incl. Amrae Chon Roí
(Text)
f. 10ra  
Corrupt version, followed by version 3
(Text)
ff. 10va–11ra  
found together with version 1 above
(Text)
f. 10b, line 2 ff  
(Text)
ff. 13v–14v  
(Text)
ff. 63–76  
does not contain the poem on the Trefhocul
(MS)
f. 63–f. 76
(Text)
f. 12va  
(Text)
f. 37b  
= CIH 1372.29-31.
(Text)
ff. 12vb–13rb  
Here entitled Gineamain Chonculainn.
(Text)
f. 15va  
(Text)
f. 11b  
(Text)
f. 14r  
According to the colophon, this copy (or at least the poem) derives from the Cín Dromma Snechtai.
(Text)
f. 11ra-11rb  
(Text)
ff. 88–93  
(Text)
ff. 76b–79  
(MS)
f. 76b–f. 79
(Text)
ff. 11b 2 – 13a 1–2  
(MS)
f. 63al. 1–f. 63bl. 25
Incomplete.
(Text)
pp. 63a1–63b25   
Incomplete.
(Text)
ff. 79a–92c  
(MS)
f. 79a–f. 92c
(Text)
f. 13rb  
rubric: Togail Bruidne Da Derg   
(MS)
...
(Text)
ff. 14vb (line 1) – 15ra (line 2)  
(MS)
(Text)
f. 11rb  
(MS)
(Text)
f. 11a2  
(MS)
  • Sources

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.

[dipl. ed.] Binchy, D. A. [ed.], Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 4, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.
1266–1531 Diplomatic edition of legal material on ff. 1a-8d, 15a-61d, 79a-92c, 34r

Secondary sources

O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 1, London: British Museum, 1926.
85–141

Sharpe, Richard, “Further hidden manuscripts”, Studia Hibernica 44 (2018): 129–134.
Kelly, Fergus, “Cauldron imagery in a legal passage on judges [CIH IV 1307.38-1308.7]”, Celtica 26 (2010): 31–43.
O'Sullivan, William, “The Book of Domhnall Ó Duibhdábhoireann: provenance and codicology”, Celtica 23 (1999): 276–299.
Binchy, D. A. [ed.], Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 4, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.
1266–   “BL, Egerton 88”
London, British Library, MS Egerton 88, ff. 1a-8d
1289–   “BL, Egerton 88”
London, British Library, MS Egerton 88, ff. 15a-61d
1466–   “BL, Egerton 88”
London, British Library, MS Egerton 88, ff. 79a-92c
1531   “BL, Egerton 88”
London, British Library, MS Egerton 88, f. 34r
O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 1, London: British Museum, 1926.
76–157   “Law”
Manuscripts: Egerton 90; Egerton 88, ff. 2-93; Cotton, Nero A. VII, ff. 132-157; Harley 432; Egerton 153; Harley 3756, f. 36; Egerton Charter 97; Egerton Charter 98; Egerton Charter 99; Additional Charter 34,938.

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