Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1336 Unit: section 6 (first part), cols 710*-831

  • Irish
  • s. xvi
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum

The first portion of the sixth and final section of Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1336, covering cols 710*-831. According to the cataloguers, this part “seems to have belonged originally to one and the same volume” (Abbott and Gwynn). In addition to the leaves numbered by column, there are two small slips (one inserted after col. 787, the other after col. 799) and the verso of the last leaf bears a 17th-century inscription.

Part of
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1336 (H 3. 17, 1336) [s. xvi]
early Irish legal texts
Provenance and related aspects
s. xvi
16th century.
Origin, provenance
Origin: Ireland
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Later provenance: ass. with Uilliam mac Domhnaill Óig Ó DuinnínÓ Duinnín (Uilliam mac Domhnaill Óig)
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To judge by the note after col. 831, the manuscript was by 1670 in the possession of Uilliam Ó Duinnín (‘Uilliam, son of Domhnall Óg Ó Duinnín’).
Hands, scribes
Six hands are distinguished by T. K. Abbott • E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of Irish MSS in TCD (1921): 357:
Hands indexed:
Hand A

Hand A: cols 710*-737, 780-801, 806-826.

Hand B

Hand B: cols 740-779.

Hand C

Hand C (scribe possibly identical with A, but a larger hand): part of col. 723 and cols 738-739.

Hand D

Hand D: cols 827-831 (part).

Hand E

Hand E (relatively late): cols 801 (part), 802, 826 c.

Hand F

Hand F (relatively late): cols 803-805 and part of 831.

Codicological information
Palaeographical information
coloured initials
Table of contents

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Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] “Trinity College, Dublin”, Anne-Marie OʼBrien, and Pádraig Ó Macháin, Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1999–present. URL: <>.
[dipl. ed.] Binchy, D. A. [ed.], Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.  
comments: numbered pp. 1926–2343; diplomatic edition of legal material from:
  • Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1336 (continued)
  • Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1387
  • Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 502
  • Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1308
  • London, British Library, MS Additional 4783
  • London, British Library, MS Nero A 7
  • Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, MS NKS 261b
  • Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 3
  • Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 11
  • Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS C i 2
  • Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318/16
  • Dublin, Trinity College, MS E 3. 3
2127.1ff Diplomatic edition of the small amount of legal material that is contained in this part of the manuscript (cols 778-779).

Secondary sources (select)

Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
133–139; 357–358 direct link direct link

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Dennis Groenewegen
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February 2013, last updated: August 2023