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Not yet published.

A part of the ‘Cotton-Corpus legendary’ which covers feast-days for the months of October, November and December. The other parts of the legendary are to be found in London, British Library, MS Cotton Nero E i.

  • s. xi2

Various transcripts, including one of Vita Ælfredi regis from what was London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho A xii (before the 1731 fire), created for Matthew Parker at a time when Parker had not yet added his interpolations to the exemplar.

  • c. 1550 x 1574
Cotton library, MS Otho A xii
Not yet published.

A lost manuscript of Asser’s Life of King Alfred. Originally an independent manuscript and later part of what once constituted London, British Library, MS Cotton Otho A xii, it was destroyed by the Ashburnham House fire of 1731. Although the original is irretrievably lost, significant information about its character and contents can be gleaned from transcripts and descriptions written before the fire.

  • c.1000

Extracts from London, British Library, MS Egerton 1782.

  • 1749
  • Aodh Ó Dálaigh

Transcript of the Latin text in the Welsh lawbook of London, British Library, MS Cotton Vespasian E xi.

  • s. xv2

Latin text of Welsh law, which was known to lawyers active in Gwynedd during the 13th century. This text or a related one may have provided the basis for the Latin text in London, British Library, MS Cotton Vespasian E xi, which refers to matters relating to both Gwynedd and south-west Wales. It has been suggested that the Llyfr y Tŷ Gwyn text became known in Gwynedd through the agency of Cadwgan, bishop of Bangor (1215-1236) and abbot of Whitland before that.

  • London, British Library, Additional MS 10084
  • London, British Library, MS 6250
  • London, British Library, MS 19861
  • London, British Library, MS 38132
  • London, British Library, MS Additional 54
  • London, British Library, MS Additional 4779
  • London, British Library, MS Additional 4783/f. 28
London, British Library, MS Additional 4783

Five vellum leaves.

  • s. xvex
London, British Library, MS Additional 4784
Not yet published.

17th-century Irish manuscript containing materials concerning the history of Ireland, including a copy of the Annals of the Four Masters (ff. 36-86).

  • s. xviiin

Paper manuscript belonging to James Ware (d. 1666) and in part, written by him. It contains transcripts of Irish texts and items from Irish texts.

  • s. xvii
  • James Ware

17th-century collection of historical documents. Includes a part of the Annals of Ulster, s.a. 1486-1504, in English translation., with the Latin parts left untranslated.

  • s. xvii (?)
Not yet published.

Antiquarian notebook of collectanea relating chiefly to Ireland.

  • s. xvii
Not yet published.

Collectanea relating chiefly to Ireland.

  • s. xvii