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Accounts of travelling expenses on various journeys in England and Ireland, and between the two countries, 77 folios. Fos 1-4 and 13v-77 are blank.
Authentische Geschichte des Klosters der unbeschuhten Franziskaner aus Irland und Schottland oder sogenannte Hiberner bei St Ambrosius in Prag 1629-1786
Contents: (p. 1) text in German, beginning 'Durch die zu Ende des xvi Jahrunderts unter der Köningin Elisabeth', and ending 'so werden dieselben hier unterdrückt'; (p. 7) 'Nachrichten über einige merkwürdigen Persönlichkeiten irländischer und schottischer Abkunft'; (p. 9) copy of a Latin foundation charter, the original being in the University Library, Prague; (p. 11) 'Erlaüterung des beiliegerenden bildlichen Prospektes'.
Fos 1, 61-4: mutilated. Inside front cover: 'No. 253', and bookplate of E. Knight. On fly-leaf: 'Dr Routh's sale of MSS at Sotheby's 1855.'
(fo. 2) Thomas Cromwell, 3rd earl of Ardglass: rental of lands in Ireland, 1 Nov. 1669; (fo. 7) another copy; (fo. 13) duties payable to the same; (fo. 29) Downpatrick, Co. Down: rental, 1 Nov. 1669; (Fo. 1) 'Anno Domini James Price James Price his name Anno Domini 1687 To the Right Honorable Katherine Countesse of Ardglasse and to the Honorable the ...' with sums and other scribbles. fos. 1v, 12, 14v, 37v: blank.
Establishment or list of the civil (fo. 4) and military (fo. 18) payments for Ireland to be made from 1 August 1701, 34 folios. There is an entry from the nineteenth century on the flyleaf at the beginning: 'Wm. L. Leybourne'.
A facsimile transcript (including coloured initials) of the Leabhar na Huidri made by Eugene O'Curry, 152 folios. The transcript was probably made for Dr J. H. Todd, whose bookplate is inside the front cover and who has made occasional marginal notes in pencil. Notes by the transcriber are on on slips attached to fos 127 and 139. Many leaves are left blank to indicate gaps in the archetype.
Part of a book left incomplete on the author's death. The title, introduction, glossary and index were supplied by the author's daughter, Mrs Rosamond Griffin. The full title is 'From Aden ... to Quetta ... to Lahore ... to Delhi ... to Quetta: the peripatetic life of one army household between 1910 and 1917'. The memoir contains descriptions of train journeys in India and the accommodation, domestic arrangements and social amenities of army families in the early twentieth century.
Transcribed by Conchubhar O'Corbain for Seamus og McCoitir (James Cotter junior), September 1709, 206 folios: (fos 10-12v) list of kings of Ireland; (fos 15-29) preface; (fos 30-198) text. On fos 1 and 10 is the signature of James Cotter, 18th century.
Transcribed for the Revd Morgan O'Brien, parish priest of Newcastle, Co. Limerick. The original first went into circulation in manuscript in 1634. Marginal subheadings in English, in O'Mulchaoine's hand. Flyleaf: note on Keating's chapel at Tubrid, by J. O'Donovan, Clonmel, 1840. A few notes by O'Donovan elsewhere in the text.
Abstracts of cases, precedents, pardons, and fines, with related material, temp. Edward I - temp. Edward IV. Second hand at pp. 51-3. Third hand intermingled with main hand at pp. 147-58. Inside front cover: bookplate of Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms, and on p. 1 his autograph with the date 19 Sep. 1840.
Compiled by Patrick Lamb, with additions by Eugene Duffy and James O'Donovan.
A list of 106 tracts dealing with Irish affairs, printed between 1641 and 1650, 46 folios. The hand is the same as that of fos 1-5 of MS.Add.4603. Fos 1v and 10v-46 are blank.
Includes three poems. Early nineteenth-century hand (paper watermarked 1813), apparently not autograph. The poems are 'To Glen Luce', 'To Mrs Isted on her return from Ireland in 1807', and 'A Farewell to Leamington, 1833'. Bookplate of Samuel Sandars inside front cover.
Consists of 100 folios: (fo. 1) text; (fo. 91) notes on the text; (fo. 100) an index of place names. There are observations on local antiquities, natural history, social conditions and topography. The text is heavily corrected and appears to be a draft. On fo. 1r: 'Ireland. No. 1'. Accompanying the manuscript is a lithograph circular letter from J.B. Wells, 10 January 1829.
'Tracts etc. on Ireland in the British Museum Copied and given to me by Mr. Gibbs 27th Jany 1827', 12 folios. Possibly from the collection of William Bradshaw.
Lives of Irish saints. Transcribed from the Codex Salmanticensis in the Royal Library at Brussels by Thomas French of Trinity College, Dublin
Lives transcribed: Fintan of Duleng, Flannan, Monynna, Rodan, Fintan of Cluana Ethnich, Lugidus, Brandan (x2), Finan, Keran; with the Catalogus Ordinum Sanctorum in Hibernia.
An M.A. thesis for the National University of Ireland, University College, Dublin, 319 pages. The thesis is accompanied by a letter from McMahon at Churchill College, Cambridge, to Malcolm MacDonald, 29 September 1975, enclosing the thesis.
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- Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 30
- Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) 5
- Ireland 27
- Europe (continent) 5
- Ireland (nation) 5
- Asia (continent) 3
- British Isles (island group) 3
- History 3
- Poetry 3
- Travel 3
- United Kingdom (nation) 3
- Africa (continent) 2
- England (country) 2
- English civil wars (1642-1651) 2
- Gibraltar (dependent state) 2
- India (nation) 2
- Ireland (island) 2
- Pakistan (nation) 2
- Scotland 2
- Adan (governate) 1
- Adan (inhabited place) 1
- Afghanistan 1
- Afghanistan (nation) 1
- Agriculture 1
- Area disputed by India and Pakistan (disputed territory) 1
- Aristocracy 1
- Army 1
- Baluchistan (province) 1
- Banking 1
- Cambridge 1
- Canada (nation) 1
- Canals 1
- Catholicism 1
- Channel Islands (island group) 1
- Charters 1
- Delhi (inhabited place) 1
- Diplomacy 1
- Downpatrick, Northern Ireland 1
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- Fen Ditton, Cambridge 1
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- Newton Manor, County Down (Ireland) 1
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- South Yemen (region) 1
- Taxation 1
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- Wales 1
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- Yemen (nation) 1 ∧ less
- Keating, Geoffrey, ? 1580-1644 (historian) 2
- Bourke, Richard Southwell, 1822-1872 (6th Earl of Mayo and Viceroy of India) 1
- British Museum 1
- Butler, James, 1610-1688 (1st Duke of Ormonde and statesman) 1
- Churchill, John Winston Spencer, 1822-1883 (7th Duke of Marlborough) 1
- Durand, Sir Henry Marion, 1812-1871 (Knight, Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab) 1
- Edinburgh, Alfred Ernest Albert, 1844-1900 (Prince, Duke of Edinburgh) 1
- Frome, Edward Charles, 1802 - 1890 (General) 1
- General Post Office, Dublin 1
- Gibbs, fl 1827 1
- Government of Great Britain 1
- Guerin, Peter, fl 1700 (surveyor general) 1
- MacDonald, Malcolm John, 1901 - 1981 (politician and diplomat) 1
- McMahon, Deirdre, 1953 1
- Moore, Jack, 1905 - 1987 1
- Murphy, John, ? 1700-1770 1
- Newtown Manor, Co. Down 1
- O'Curry, Eugene, 1796-1862 (Irish scholar) 1
- O'Grady, Standish Hayes, 1832-1915 (antiquarian) 1
- Rich, Barnaby, 1542-1617 (soldier and author) 1
- Ruvigny, Henri de Massue de, 1648-1720 (1st Earl of Galway, General) 1
- Todd, James Henthorn, 1805-1869 (biblical scholar) 1
- Victoria, 1819-1901 (Queen of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
- West, Jane, 1758-1852 (née Iliffe, novelist, poet) 1
- Woods, Joseph, 1776-1864 (architect and botanist) 1 ∧ less
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