Dublin, University College, MS Franciscan A 31.10 The monastery of Tallaght

  • Early Modern Irish
  • s. xvii1
  • Irish manuscripts

Copy of the second version of The monastery of Tallaght.

Collection: Franciscan
A 31.10
Irish religious literature
Provenance and related aspects
Early Modern Irish
s. xvii1
first half of the 17th century.(2)n. 2 Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006): 105.
Origin, provenance
Origin: Louvain, St Anthony's College
Louvain, St Anthony’s College
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College of St Anthony, Louvain.(3)n. 3 Follett, supra.
Later provenance: Rome, St IsidoreRome, St Isidore

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For some time until 1872, the manuscript was kept at the Irish Franciscan convent of St Isidore, Rome.(4)n. 4 Follett, supra.
Later provenance: Between 1872 and 1946, it was held at the Franciscan Friary on Merchants' Quay, Dublin.(5)n. 5 Follett, supra.
Later provenance: In 1946, the manuscript was transferred to the Franciscan library of Dún Mhuire, Killiney, and in 2000, to University College Dublin.(6)n. 6 Follett, supra.
Hands, scribes
Hugh WardWard (Hugh)
Mac an Bhaird (Aodh Buidhe)
Irish Franciscan friar, historian and author
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Two Irish Franciscan scribes. The secondary hand has been identified as that of Hugh Ward (d. 1635).(1)n. 1 Follett, supra.
Hands indexed:
Hand 1 Hand of the first Franciscan scribe.
Hand 2

Hand of the second Franciscan scribe.

Codicological information
Foliation / Pagination
10 folios
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Follett, supra.
Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006): 105.
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[dig. img.] “University 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: <>.

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