Life of St Patrick ; Life of St Malachy. IE TCD MS 178 Public Deposited

Life of St Patrick ; Life of St Malachy. IE TCD MS 178

Alternative title
  • Vita S. Patricii
  • Life of St Malachy
  • Vita S. Malachiae
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 178 ; former shelfmark: Lyon: F.4.6
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.
Copyright status
Date Created
  • circa 1300-1499
  • IE TCD MS 178, the Life of St Patrick, and the Life of St Malachy. Folios 2-95: Iocelinus De Furnesio, Vita S. Patricii ; folios 95v-134: Bernardus, Vita S. Malachiae. Corrections and Additions: notes by 15th-century hand and by a 16th-century distinctively Irish hand. The 15th-century hand (especially on 9-10) gives explanations in English for some Latin words in the text. A 16th century hand numbered the chapters of Vita S. Patricii. Border with foliage in gold and colours on 2 and 96v (lower part of border on 2 is cut away): full border on 96v, border on 2 probably had been full. Initials blue with red flourishes (initial on 96v is red and white on gold and coloured ground, with foliage in colours; initial on 34v is flourished with bearded head); capitals marked with yellow. For further information see the Manuscripts & Archives Research Library’s catalogue entry:
Resource type
  • ink
  • colored ink
  • leather
Digital Object Id
  • MS178_001
  • 0066176


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