Manuscripts
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  • London, British Library, MS Stowe 959
Not yet published.

An 18th-century two-volume collection of drawings and sketches of antiquities from England and Cornwall (vol. 1, ff. 9-78), Wales (vol. 1, ff. 79-181, and vol. 2, ff. 1-78), Scotland (vol. 2. ff. 79-124) and Ireland (vol. 2, ff. 125-196). They represent unique copies, less likely originals, of sketches that were made by Edward Lhuyd, or one of his assistants and correspondents, during his journeys through Britain and Ireland c.1700. The collection was made for the antiquarian John Anstis. Also included is a letter from Richard Richardson to Edward Lhuyd, dated 3 July 1709 (i.e. shortly after the recipient's death).

  • s. xviii
  • London, British Library, MS Titus D xxiv
  • London, British Library, Royal MS 11 B ii
  • London, Lambeth Palace Library, MS 94
  • London, Lambeth Palace Library, MS 119/ff. 7-8 (fragment)
  • London, Lambeth Palace Library, MS 123
  • London, Lambeth Palace Library, MS 173
Not yet published.

Contemporary copy of the Book of Howth (Lambeth Palace, MS 623) compiled by Christopher St Lawrence, seventh baron Howth (d. 1589).

  • s. xvi2
Not yet published.

Collection of notes, including poems, relating to the history of Ireland, compiled during the reign of Elizabeth I in the second half of the 16th century (c.1560x1579) by Christopher St Lawrence, seventh baron Howth (d. 1589).

  • s. xvi2

An Irish manuscript of the Four Gospels, which was commissioned or written by Máel Brigte mac Tornáin (d. 927), abbot of Armagh, for whom the gospelbook is named. A later inscription provides evidence that it had found its way into England by the early 10th century and that Æthelstan, king of England (r. 924-939), apparently its owner, donated it to Christ Church, Canterbury.

  • s. ixex / s. xin
  • Máel Brigte mac Tornáin, Koenwald [bishop of Worcester]
  • London, Public Record Office, MS E 164/1
  • London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Clements Collection, Irish MS R 23 drawer 5
  • Longleat, Library of the Marquess of Bath, MS 10589
  • Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, MS Ludwig XII 5
  • Lost manuscript (vita sancti Fechini, MS FitzSim)
  • Lyon, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 1502
  • Laon, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 422
Not yet published.

9th-century Carolingian manuscript (six quires) containing Alcuin’s Ars grammatica and De orthographia as well as Bede’s De schematibus et tropis. The first tract is an acephalous fragment of a tract on Greek terminology for figures of speech.

  • s. ix2/3
  • Leabhar do sgriobh Sioghraidh úa Maolconaire do Roisi ingin Aoda Duibh
Not yet published.

Lost Irish manuscript of unknown date which according to later colophons, contained a text of Betha Findchua that was copied into the ‘Short book of Ó Buadhacháin’, also lost, and on the basis of the latter, into other manuscripts, including the Book of Lismore.

  • date unknown
  • Leabhrán mheic Seaáin Charraigh Í Maonaigh
  • Leeds, Brotherton Library, MS Brotherton 29