MS. Rawl. B. 489
Summary Catalogue no.: 11836
Mostly written by two scribes, the second writing the annals as far as 1506; continued in other hands to 1542; with a few isolated entries for later years.
Leaves missing with loss of text between fols. 50/55 and 72/74.
Initials, drawings to mark the quires.
17th-century, leather on boards.
Provenance and Acquisition
Made for Ruaidhrí Mac Craith of Termonmagrath (d. 1528).
Sir James Ware, 1594-1666 (for this and the following see William O'Sullivan in Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy: Archaeology, Culture, History, Literature 97C/2 (1997))
Henry, Earl of Clarendon (Catalogus Manuscriptorum Angliae 2/2 no. 2).
Acquired by James Bryges, Duke of Chandos, in the purchase of Clarendon's library.
His sale, 1747, no. 2986
Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)