Ó Gnímh (Eóin)

  • fl. c. 1700
  • Irish poets, manuscript collectors and owners
  • Látharna
descendant of a dispossessed family of hereditary poets to the Ó Néill family of Clandeboy. He is primarily known for having sold a number of Irish manuscripts to Edward Lhuyd during the latter's tour through Ireland in 1699/1700.

See also: LátharnaLátharna ... Larne
District around Larne, Co. Antrim
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Edward LhuydLhuyd (Edward)
(d. 1709)
Llwyd (Edward)
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Ó Gnímh familyÓ Gnímh (O'Gneeve, Agnew) family
hereditary family of poets to the Ó Néill family of Clandeboy (Clann Aodha Buidhe), based in Larne, Co. Antrim. Among its best known members is Fear Flatha Ó Gnímh (fl. early 17th century).
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Secondary sources (select)

Campbell, J. L., “The tour of Edward Lhuyd in Ireland in 1699 and 1700”, Celtica 5 (1960): 218–228.
Gunther, R. T., The life and letters of Edward Lhuyd: second Keeper of the Musaeum Ashmoleanum, Early Science in Oxford, 14, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1945.
423 The letter to Tancred Robinson (1699)
OʼSullivan, Anne, and William OʼSullivan, “Edward Lhuyd’s collection of Irish manuscripts”, Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion 1962 (1962): 57–76.
Welsh Journals Online: <link>
Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
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