Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 610

ff. 59–72 and ff. 123–146
(part of the) Book of the White Earl
  • Irish language
  • c. 1410-1452
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
(part of the) Book of the White Earl
Provenance and related aspects
Irish language
c. 1410-1452
c. 1410-1452 (Ó Cuív 2001).
Origin, provenance
Provenance: Ireland
Hands, scribes
James Butler [4th earl of Ormond]Butler (James) ... 4th earl of Ormond (1390–1452) – fourth earl of Ormond, known as the ‘White Earl’, elder son of James Butler, previous earl of Ormond, and Anne Welles; patron of Irish learning and literature.
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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.


See also the parent manuscript for further references.

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.
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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