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Ref No IE TCD MS 1362
Former Shelf Marks H.4.21
Title Irish romance tales
Creation Dates 1691-1692
Extent And Medium 1 vol.
Level Of Description Collection
Scribe Eoghan McGillein / Hugh McLén
Scope And Content This volume was written by Eoghan McGillein (Hugh McLén) of Cantire, Argyll in 1692 (p160) from whom Edward Lhuyd acquired it in 1700. See Lhuyd's note in Welsh on p4. The book seems to have been written originally for one Caillain Campbell, who signs on p161 '7 July 1692' and on p270 '5 November 1691'. TCD MS 1369 has a note that McGillein was school master at Kichenzie, Kintyre.
Phyiscal Description Quarto. Paper. 6.5" x 7.5"
Custodial History Part of the manuscript collection belonging to the Welsh antiquary Edward Lhuyd (1660-1709). The collection of 44 manuscripts came to Trinity College Library in October 1786 from the Library of Sir John Sebright. Several of the primary Irish legal texts are part of Lhuyd's collection.
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