London, British Library, MS Egerton 88

  • c. 1564
  • Irish manuscripts
Collection: Egerton
Provenance and related aspects
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
Work in progress


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


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


ff. 15a-61d


f. 63aline 1–f. 63bline 25
[In 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.


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 (select)

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