Agents

Mac Domhnaill (Somhairle)

  • c. 1586–1632
  • patrons of manuscript production
  • Flanders
(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.
scribes:Ó Dochartaigh (Aodh)patron:Mac Domhnaill (Somhairle)
scribes:Ó Dochartaigh (Aodh)patron:Mac Domhnaill (Somhairle)


See also: Clann DhomhnaillClann Dhomhnaill
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Aodh Ó DochartaighÓ Dochartaigh (Aodh)
(fl. 17th century, first half)
Doharty (Don Hugo)
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.
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Sources

Secondary sources (select)

Walsh, Paul, “The books of Captain Sorley MacDonnell”, The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, 5th series, 30 (1927): 337–351, 561–568.  
Jennings, Brendan, “Appendix L: Some documents concerning the scribe of Duanaire Finn and his patron”, in: 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. 217–219.
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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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