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)
Last Substantive Revision
2019-06-14: Description elaborated with reference to Ó Cuiv