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St. Mary's Abbey manuscript. Folio 27v-60v: Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regus Britannie Public Deposited

St. Mary's Abbey manuscript. Folio 27v-60v: Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regus Britannie

Alternative title
  • Historia regus Britannie
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 11500
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Rights statement
  • 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 1400-1425
Language
Abstract
  • IE TCD MS 11500, St. Mary's Abbey manuscript. Folio 27v-60v: Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regus Britannie.
Provenance
  • Two separate sets of medieval ex libris indicate the ownership of the book by the monks of St. Mary's Cistercian Abbey in Dublin. The list of owners, subsequent to the dissolution of the monastery, is as follows: Redmond O'Gallagher [Réamonn Ó Gallchobhair], bishop of Killala (1545-69; d.1601); Edward Buggyn (possibly he who d.1590); Patrick Dowdall (fl. sixteenth century) possibly from Co. Louth; James Ley, first earl of Marlborough (c.1552-1629; his coat of arms is stamped on the front cover); Lewis Morris (1701-65) Welsh scholar and poet; Rev. Treadway Nash (1725-1811) of Bevere, near Worcester; John Somers Cocks, first earl Somers (1660-1841) in whose family it remained until 2014, when it was purchased by the Library of Trinity College Dublin, with support.
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Medium
  • pigment
  • ink
Support
  • parchment (animal material)
Culture
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • MS11500_060
Source
  • 0152232

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