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  • 1563/4–1641
English antiquary and author. He was appointed commissioner to investigate and settle disputes over estates in Ireland and visited Ireland on three occasions, the first one in 1617. It may have been during one of these visits that Spelman acquired the Irish manuscript now known as BL MS Harley 5280. Spelman was member of the College of Antiquaries and his contacts included James Ussher.
  • d. 1599 AD
daughter of Mugna Míanchráesach; horse-messenger sent by Cormac mac Airt in the Acallam na senórach
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  • d. 1889
  • Carmarthen
Welsh, Carmarthen-born printer/publisher, author and lexicographer; issued a Welsh grammar, a Welsh-English dictionary (1848) and an English-Welsh dictionary (1850).
  • 1581–1644
English officer of arms.
  • Saint-Malo, Llancarfan
Founding saint of Saint-Servan (Aleth) in modern-day Saint-Malo, Brittany.

St Patrick See: Saint Patrick

Public library founded in 1551 as a Stadtbibliothek, named after Swiss scholar Joachim von Watt (Joachimus Vadianus). It became the Kantonsbibliothek Vadiana in 1979.

Library of the Benedictine Abbey (Benediktinerstift) of St Paul's in Sankt Paul im Lavanttal.

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Anglo-Irish author of a number of (Neo-)Latin works, including De rebus in Hibernia gestis.