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Accounts of Travelling Expenses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6299
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1798-1801
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Armorial

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4135
Scope and Contents (fo. 1) Lords Justices and Lords Lieutenant of Ireland; (fo. 18) English nobility; (fo. 24v) 'Des Romischen Kunigs Ferdinandi Erblandische wappen'; (fo. 25) royal families and princes of Europe and the east; (fo. 40) cardinals; (fo. 44v) archibishops; (fo. 49v) bishops; (fo. 57) German nobility. There are occasional additions in 17th and 18th century hands. The drawing and colouring are crude. Many coats of arms are not coloured. On fo. 74v is 'And Die is cast John White' (18th century)....
Dates: 1605 (Circa.)
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Authentische Geschichte des Klosters der unbeschuhten Franziskaner aus Irland und Schottland oder sogenannte Hiberner bei St Ambrosius in Prag 1629-1786

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4350
Scope and Contents

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'.

Dates: 1850 (Circa)
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Barnaby Rich: Alarm to England

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3031
Scope and Contents

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.'

Dates: 1578 (Circa)
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Collections of Irish historical and literary compositions, compiled for Sean Bhailis (John Walsh)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3095
Scope and Contents Contents: Geoffrey Keating, MS copy of his History of Ireland, printed by Irish Texts Soc., 4 vols, London, 1902-14; 'Ionnsuighe Mhuighe Leana', text belonging to the 'short recension' of the MS described by K. Jackson, Cath Maighe Léna, Dublin, 1938; 'Cath Mhuighe Muchroimhe', not the version edited by W. Stokes (Revue Celtique 13 (1892), but probably that in modern Irish mentioned by him at pp. 428-9; Toruigheacht Cheallachain Caisil, MS version of text edited by A. Bugge, Oslo, 1905;...
Dates: June 1759
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Downpatrick: rental, and related papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3822
Scope and Contents

(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.

Dates: 1669
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Establishment of Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4343
Scope and Contents

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'.

Dates: 1701
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Eugene O'Curry: Leabhar na Huidri

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6624
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1841
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From Aden to Quetta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 57
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1917
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Geoffrey Keating: History of Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4181
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1709
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Geoffrey Keating: 'History of Ireland' (transcribed by Diarmuid O'Mulchaoine)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.619
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1770
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History of Ireland and Related Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4341
Scope and Contents An anonymous historical compilation in two parts, each preceded by a preface, and copiously annotated. Book I (fos 1-56) comprises 47 chapters, consisting of annals of the history of Ireland to the time of Conn Cedchathach, said by the author to be taken mainly from the works of Keating, O'Flaherty and Warner, and serving as the introduction to Book II. Book II consists of translations from Irish of (1) the narrative of the battle of Maighe Lena (fos 58-92), from a manuscript of the 'short...
Dates: 1790 (Circa)
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India (Hanmer Collection)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022MM-PP
Scope and Contents Manuscript diary illustrated with albumen prints, two albums, and loose prints. This material all relates to the Lovett and Egerton families. The following indicates the main individuals concerned:Col. Thomas Heaton Lovett (1871-1892) of Belmont (later Henlle Hall) Salop, had a brother John Richard (see Y3022PP/13), and four sons and six daughters. Of these:The eldest son, Hubert Richard (1854-1908), was educated at Cheltenham College and joined the 60th Rifles in 1873. ...
Dates: 1875 - 1899
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Irish House of Commons: List of Members

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4346
Scope and Contents Lists of members of the Irish House of Commons supplied to the General Post Office, Dublin, with a view to the free delivery of post, 29 May 1790, 36 folios. The list is arranged in alphabetical order (fo. 4), and in similar order of places represented (fo. 28). On fo. 35 is a list of double returns. On fos 1v and 2 are pasted printed letters from John Lees, secretary of the General Post Office, Dublin, to all (Irish) postmasters, dated 8 and 13 April 1790 respectively. On blank leaves and...
Dates: 1790-1851
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Irish legal records

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3104
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1620 (Circa)
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Irish poems and tales

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4436
Scope and Contents

Compiled by Patrick Lamb, with additions by Eugene Duffy and James O'Donovan.

Dates: 1825-1831 (Circa)
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Irish tracts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4605
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1850 (Circa)
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Jane West: Extracts from tour journals chronicling travels in Wales and Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.738
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1813 (Circa)
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John Winston Spencer Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough: Political Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9271
Scope and Contents Political papers, mostly relating to Churchill's three offices of state: Lord Steward of the Household, 1866-7, with correspondence, accounts and papers relating to Queen Victoria's household; Lord President of the Council, 1867-8, with correspondence between Marlborough and Prime Ministers, Lord Derby and Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Mayo, Duke of Richmond and Queen Victoria, the last mostly confined to times of Privy Council meetings; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1876-80, with correspondence and...
Dates: 1840-1880
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Joseph Woods: Journal of a Tour of Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4342
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 7 July 1809-15 Oct. 1809
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Letters regarding the Irish Rebellion of 1641-1644

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4246
Scope and Contents Copies of letters of the Lords Justices of Ireland made at the expense of James Butler, Duke of Ormonde (see the note on fo. 178), 247 folios. On fos 229-236 are copies of further documents relating to Ireland, which are recopied in a later hand on fos 214-218, possibly by Henry St John. These documents include a letter from Elizabeth I to the Privy Council of Ireland; instructions of James I to Sir Oliver St John on his appointment as Lord Deputy of Ireland; letters from James I to the...
Dates: 1641-1644
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List of tracts on Ireland in the British Museum

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4604
Scope and Contents

'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.

Dates: 1827
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Lives of Irish saints. Transcribed from the Codex Salmanticensis in the Royal Library at Brussels by Thomas French of Trinity College, Dublin

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.620
Scope and Contents

Lives transcribed: Fintan of Duleng, Flannan, Monynna, Rodan, Fintan of Cluana Ethnich, Lugidus, Brandan (x2), Finan, Keran; with the Catalogus Ordinum Sanctorum in Hibernia.

Dates: 1856
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Malcolm MacDonald and Anglo-Irish relations, 1935-38

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 42
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1975
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Peter Guerin: Irish Estate Maps

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4358
Scope and Contents A series of maps of the estates in Ireland bestowed by King William III in 1700 on Henri de Massue de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, compiled by Peter Guerin, Deputy Surveyor General, 18 folios: (fo. 2) elaborate title page with the arms of the grantee; (fo. 3v) map and survey of the parish of Lea, Queen's County; (fo. 5v) survey and map of the parish of Ballykean, King's County; (fo. 7v) survey and map of the parish of Clonyhurk, King's County; (fo. 9v) survey and map of the parish of Harristown...
Dates: 1700-1905
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