O'Sullivan, William






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O'Sullivan, William, “Ciothruadh’s Yellow Book of Lecan”, Éigse 18:2 (1981): 177–181.

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“Ciothruadh’s Yellow Book of Lecan”
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Éigse: A Journal of Irish Studies 18:2 (1981)
Éigse 18:1–2 (1980–1981).
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18
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177–181


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Ciothruadh mac Taidhg Ruaidh Mac Fhir BhisighMac Fhir Bhisigh (Ciothruadh mac Taidhg Ruaidh) (fl. 1510 x 1530) – Mac Fhir Bhisigh, Ciothruadh mac Taidhg Ruaidh - apparently a great-great-grandson of the scribe Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh. He is known primarily because he added a footnote to cols 380–81 of Yellow Book Lecan (TCD 1318), in which he states his name and gives the title of the manuscript as Leabhar buidhe ‘Yellow book’. When Ciothruadh's manuscript was bound together with other, unrelated parts, the title was carried over to the compilation as a whole.
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