Texts

Annals of Boyle, al. Cottonian annals

  • Latin
  • Irish annals
Language
  • Latin
  • Secondary language(s): Irish language
Date
late 12th or mid-13th century
Provenance
Origin: Boyle Abbey
Mainistir na Buille ... Boyle Abbey
County Roscommon
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The first section of the work, covering a period from pre-Christian times to AD 1228, is thought to derive from annals belonging to the Cistercian abbey of Boyle (Co. Roscommon).
Origin: Holy Trinity Abbey, Lough Key
Holy Trinity Abbey, Lough Key
County Roscommon
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The contemporary annals for the period 1228-1257 are thought to have been produced at Holy Trinity abbey, a Premonstratensian house on Trinity island in Loch Cé (mod. Lough Key, Co. Roscommon).

Classification

Irish annalsannals and chronicles, Irish histories
Irish annals
id. 35113

Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Freeman, A. Martin, “The annals in Cotton MS Titus A xxv [part 1]”, Revue Celtique 41 (1924): 301–330.
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[ed.] [tr.] Freeman, A. Martin, “The annals in Cotton MS Titus A xxv [part 2]”, Revue Celtique 42 (1925): 283–305.
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[ed.] [tr.] Freeman, A. Martin, “The annals in Cotton MS Titus A xxv [part 3]”, Revue Celtique 43 (1926): 358–384.
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[ed.] [tr.] Freeman, A. Martin, and Robin Flower, “The annals in Cotton MS Titus A xxv [part 4]”, Revue Celtique 44 (1927): 336–361.
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Secondary sources (select)

Ó Muraíle, Nollaig, “Athchuairt ar lámhscríbhinní Chonnacht”, in: Ruairí Ó hUiginn (ed.), Oidhreacht na lámhscríbhinní, 34, Maynooth: An Sagart, 2004. 28–104.
31–33
O’Dwyer, B. W., “The annals of Connacht and Loch Cé and the monasteries of Boyle and Holy Trinity”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 72.4 C (1972): 83–101.
Freeman, A. Martin, and Robin Flower, “The annals in Cotton MS Titus A xxv [part 4]”, Revue Celtique 44 (1927): 336–361.
CELT – edition: <link>
Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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May 2012, last updated: November 2020