Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Adv. MS 72.1.40

  • s. xv-xvi
  • Scottish manuscripts
Gaelic XL
Provenance and related aspects
s. xv-xvi
15th-16th century
Hands, scribes

The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


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.] National Library of Scotland: Collections, Online: NLS, ?–present. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Black, Ronald, “Catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland”, 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, 2011–. URL: <>.
Mackinnon, Donald, A descriptive catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts in the Advocates' Library, Edinburgh, and elsewhere in Scotland, Edinburgh: Brown, 1912.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
91–96, 153–157
Meyer, Kuno, “The Edinburgh Gaelic manuscript XL”, Celtic Magazine 12 (1887): 208–218.
Internet Archive: <link>

External links

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March 2011, last updated: November 2022