Mugrón (abbot of Iona)
  • d. c.981
  • abbots
abbot of Iona and supposed author of a number of vernacular Irish poems. His obit in AFM remembers him as ‘scribe/writer and bishop, sage of the three divisions’ (scribhnidh ⁊ epscop, saoi na t-Tri Rand).
Cf. Mugrón [unidentified]Mugrón ... unidentified – The name Mugrón occurs in a number of textual attributions where the identity of the intended author cannot be ascertained. The references may be to Mugrón, abbot of Iona, to Mugrón of Tuam, or someone else entirely.
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See also references for related subjects.
Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Aus Laud 615. Mughrón cecinit [etc.]”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 10 (1915): 340–341.
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