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MS. Rawl. B. 503

Summary Catalogue no.: 11850

Contents

The Annals of Inisfallen

Annals written either in the church of Emly or in that of Lismore, continued from the mid 12th century probably at the monastery of Innisfallen.

Language(s): Irish and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials with colouring.

History

Origin: 1092 - 15th century ; 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).

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
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Bibliography

    Brian Ó Cuiv, Catalogue of Irish Language Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Libraries, 2 vols (Dublin, 2001-3), I.201-7