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Keating’s History of Ireland ; and: Keating’s Three shafts of death. IE TCD MS 1403 Public Deposited

Keating’s History of Ireland ; and: Keating’s Three shafts of death. IE TCD MS 1403

Alternative title
  • Three shafts of death
  • Keating’s Three shafts of death
  • History of Ireland
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 1403 ; former shelfmark: H.5.32
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  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
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Date Created
  • circa 17th century
Physical extent
  • 133 folios
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Abstract
  • IE TCD MS 1403 is a single manuscript volume containing Keating's Three Shafts of Death, and Keating's History of Ireland, together comprising 133 folios. On the inner cover at the beginning is a copy of the poem 'Lá Dhá raibhe Fionn ag ól', 19 stanzas. On fol. cxv v° is a copy of the 'pome Cuir srían le mo chorp a choimde', 16 stanzazs, with amhrán. On the inner cover at the end is a copy of the poem 'Sluagh seisir thainig dom thoig', 11stanzas. Another poem: 'Dá mo galar ga bháltach', 6 stanzas. These four poems are in the same hand. Old numbering by folios, beginning with fol. lvii and ends at fol. cxv r°. The History begins on fol. cxviii, and ends (incomplete) on fol. cxci. Down to fol. clxxii the volume is in the hand of Seán mac Torna O'Mulconry: the end is by another scribe. Further details in Dinneen's Keating ii, xxvii. At the end of the volume are 4 pages of memoranda in Latin and English, in a 17th century hand. See the Manuscripts & Archives Research Library's catalogue entry: https://manuscripts.catalogue.tcd.ie/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=IE+TCD+MS+1403&pos=1
Bibliography
  • T.K. Abbott, Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin (Dublin and London, 1900), p 265-266.
Provenance
  • Purchased at the sale of Archbishop Tenison's library in 1861.
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Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Digital Object Id
  • MS1403_001
Source
  • 0066680

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