Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 514

  • s. xvi
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Collection: Rawlinson
B 514
Provenance and related aspects
s. xvi
16th century
Origin, provenance
Hands, scribes
Giolla Riabhach Mór Ó CléirighÓ Cléirigh (Giolla Riabhach Mór)
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See more
The main scribe is Giolla Riabhach (Mór) Ó Cléirigh.(1)n. 1 Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish MSS in the Bodleian (2001): 262.
Later history
“It is reasonable to assume that the manuscript belonged originally to Maghnus Ó Domhnaill who died in 1563. Later owners named are Mac Suibhne of Baghaine (f. iiir of Part I), and ‘Donnogh mc Swyn’ and ‘Henry Swyne’ (f. [19]r of Part II)” (Ó Cuív).(2)n. 2 Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish MSS in the Bodleian (2001): 262.
Codicological information
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 for 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.



Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish MSS in the Bodleian (2001): 262.
Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish MSS in the Bodleian (2001): 262.

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.

[dig. img.] Oxford Digital Library, Early manuscripts at Oxford University, Online: University of Oxford. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Ó Cuív, Brian, Catalogue of Irish language manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford college libraries. Part 1: Descriptions, Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, DIAS, 2001.
Quiggin, E. C., Prolegomena to the study of the later Irish bards, 1200–1500, Proceedings of the British Academy 5, Oxford: British Academy, 1911.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>, <link> Internet Archive – Angus Matheson copy: <link>
45–50 A list of poems contained in the manuscript.
Dennis Groenewegen
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