List of Cornish saints (BAV MS Reg. lat. 191)

  • Old Cornish
  • prose, list

A list of 48 personal names of Cornish parochial saints, datable to the 10th century, which is preserved on fly-leaves of a manuscript now in the Vatican, BAV MS Reg. lat. 191.



saints of CornwallCornwall and Cornish history, saints
saints of Cornwall
id. 47678


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.] Olson, B. Lynette, and O. J. Padel, “A tenth-century list of Cornish parochial saints”, Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies 12 (Winter, 1986): 33–71.
[ed.] Vendryes, Joseph, “Une liste de noms bretons”, Études Celtiques 3:5 (1938): 144–154.
Persée – Études Celtiques, vol. 3, fascicule 5, 1938: <link> Persée – Études Celtiques, vol. 3, fascicule 6, 1938: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Olson, B. Lynette, “The tenth-century List of Cornish parochial saints’ names in Codex Vaticanus Reg. lat. 191”, Parergon 13:2 (January, 1996): 179–181.
Dennis Groenewegen
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