Annals of [all] Saints' Island on Lough Ree
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[Annales Prioratus Insulae Omnium SS. in Loghree]

14th-15th century. Ireland. A collection of Latin annals apparently compiled on Oiléan na Naomh (Saints' Island), in Lough Ree, Co. Longford. All that now survives is a fragment of six folios preserved in Oxford, Bodleian, Rawlinson B 488 (fol 29r-34v); it begins in the middle of the year 1392 and continues to 1407. The obit at the year 1405 of Uighistin Mag Ráidhin, a canon of Saints' Island, states that he was "the compiler of this book" and it is therefore thought likely that he was the scribe of the portion of…

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Ó Muraíle, Nollaig, “Annals of [all] Saints' Island on Lough Ree”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000578>
First published online: 2016



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