Tochmarc Baisi bandruad‘The wooing of Bais the druidess’
- Medieval Irish literature
A very short text written in an obscure form of medieval Irish and apparently relating to a meeting between Fachtna Fáthach, known from other sources as a legendary king of Ulster, and a certain Bais, sorceress (bandruad) and daughter of Crunnmáel.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1337 4, pp. 59–87 p. 60a.14–60a.22heading: ‘Toghmarc Baisi bandruadh ind so’beginning: ‘Bais bandruadh ingen sidhe Chrunnmoil’
- London, British Library, MS Harleian 5280 [s. xviin] p. 48bheading: ‘Tocmarc Báise bandruad inso’beginning: ‘Bais bandruadh ingionn side Crunnmoil’
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 N 10 (Betham 145, 967) = Book of Ballycummin [s. xvi] p. 55.19–55.23beginning: ‘Bais bandroad ingen side Cronnmail’
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