A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Rawl. B. 501

Summary Catalogue no.: 11848


Registrum de Kilmainham

Chapter Acts of the Knights Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem at their chief house of Kilmainham, near Dublin, under the Grand Prior Roger Outlawe, 1321-1339.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 1275)

Red and blue initials, decorated with contrasting blue, green and red penwork designs, including heads, faces, birds and plants.


Origin: c. 1340, supplemented 1341-9 ; Irish

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ...viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum...complectens, Quarto Catalogues V, 5 fascicles, 1862-1900). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Last Substantive Revision

2019-10-31: Toby Burrows/Mapping Manuscript MigrationsProvenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/mapping-manuscript-migrations/oxford-tei-updates/blob/master/update_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.