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Scáthán Shacramainte na hAithrighe

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4205

Scope and Contents

'Scáthán Shacramainte na hAithrighe', written by Eoghan Ó Raghallaigh mac Toirdhealbhaigh Mheirgigh mhic Cathail mhic Mhaoilmhórdha for Brian Mág Uidhir mac Conchobhair Mhodartha mhic Bhriain mhic Sheáin of Knockninny, co. Fermanagh, in Irish, 138 folios. There is a brief note of contents in English: 'This volume contains two treatises: 1. The Mirror of the sacrament of Penance, by the R. F. Hugh Mac Caghwell, who died in Rome 1626 soon after he had been promoted to the See of Armagh. 2. The three shafts of Death, by R. Jeoffrey Keating. DD. Author of the History of Ireland'. The volume has the bookplate of 'Joannes Carpenter, Archiep. Dub. & Hib. Pr. 1770'.


  • (18th Century)


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1 volume(s) (1 Volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1903.


For further information see Pádraig De Brün and Máire Herbert, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in Cambridge libraries (Cambridge University Press, 1986), pp. 32-34.
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