Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
- d. 1643
- scribes, authors, scholars
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Mícheál Ó Cléirigh's colophons in Brussels MS 2324-40 (ff. 113r, 122r) saying he copied some texts from the Book of Lismore on 18 and 20 June 1629: i cconveint na mbrathar i tTeagh Molacca as Leabhar Mheg Carthaigh Riabhaigh ('in the Friary in Timoleague from the Book of Mac Carthaigh Riabhach') on 18 and 20 June 1629. Timoleague (Tigh Molaige), founded in 1240, was a friary under the patronage of members of the Mac Carthaigh Riabhach family.
Irish scholar, historian and scribe.
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Franciscans;Franciscan Order;Grey Friars;Friars Minor;OFM
AAT: “Broad term for a Roman Catholic religious order comprising several divisions; founded by St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226). The rule emphasizes the vow of poverty, theology, preaching, and aid to the poor and sick. Different schools of thought among followers developed over the years; St. Bonaventure (1257-1274) founded a moderate interpretation of St. Francis' rule that bridged many of the differences. The independent branches of the order are the First Order of Franciscans: the Observants, the Conventuals, and the Capuchins; the Second Order comprises nuns established by St. Clare under the guidance of St. Francis, known as the Poor Clares; and the Third Order comprising religious and lay men and women, including the Third Order Secular (living in the world without vows) and Third Order Regular (living in religious communities under vow).”
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Irish Franciscan college founded in 1607 by Flaithrí Ó Maoil Chonaire and Aodh Mac Cathmhaoil.
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A brother of Mícheál Ó Cléirigh and one of the occasional assistants of the Four Masters.
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(d. in or after 1664)
Irish scholar, poet, historian and scribe; one of the so-named ‘Four Masters’.
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A learned Irish family that produced many poets and historians to chiefs of the Uí Dhomhnaill.
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