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Ó Dochartaigh (Aodh)

  • fl. 17th century, first half
  • scribes
  • Belgium, Ostend
Irish soldier and scribe. His patron was Capt. Somhairle Mac Domhnaill for whom he compiled two volumes of Irish verse, namely volume b of UCD Franciscan MS A 20 (Duanaire Finn) and the Book of the O'Conor Don.
scribes:Ó Dochartaigh (Aodh)patron:Mac Domhnaill (Somhairle)
scribes:Ó Dochartaigh (Aodh)patron:Mac Domhnaill (Somhairle)


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Somhairle Mac DomhnaillMac Domhnaill (Somhairle)
(c. 1586–1632)
(Captain) Somhairle Mac Domhnaill, soldier who belonged to Clann Dhomhnaill of Co. Antrim; ended up in Flanders in 1616 to join the Irish regiment of the Spanish army; a patron who commissioned the compilation of Irish manuscripts.
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Sources

Primary sources

Murphy, Gerard, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, Irish Texts Society, 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953.
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Jennings, Brendan, “Appendix L: Some documents concerning the scribe of Duanaire Finn and his patron”, in: Gerard Murphy, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953. 217–219.
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