London, British Library, MS Additional 4788 Milles collection vol. 35

  • English, Irish, Latin
  • s. xvii
  • distinct manuscript
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper

Paper manuscript belonging to James Ware (d. 1666) and in part, written by him. It contains transcripts of Irish texts and items from Irish texts.

Collection: Additional manuscripts
Additional 4788
Milles collection vol. 35
manuscript miscellanies histories
Provenance and related aspects
English, Irish, Latin
s. xvii
17th century.
Hands, scribes
Ware (James)
Ware (James)
(d. 1666)
(Sir) James Ware, Irish scholar, historian and antiquarian

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distinct manuscript
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.


Secondary sources (select)

British Library: archives and manuscripts, Online: British Library. URL: <>.
Hughes, Kathleen, “A manuscript of Sir James Ware: British Museum Additional 4788”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 55 C (1953): 111–116.
Description of the manuscript.
OʼGrady, Standish Hayes, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 1, London: British Museum, 1926.
Dennis Groenewegen
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