Catalog Record: Annala Rioghachta Eireann. Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland | Hathi Trust Digital Library


Annala Rioghachta Eireann. Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland, by the Four masters, from the earliest period to the year 1616. Edited from mss. in the Library of the Royal Irish academy and of Trinity college, Dublin, with a translation, and copious notes, by John O'Donovan.

Related Names: O'Donovan, John 1809-1861., O'Clery, Conary fl. 1636., O'Duigenan, Cucogry fl. 1636., O'Mulconry, Ferfeasa fl. 1636., O'Clery, Cucogry d. 1664., O'Clery, Michael 1575-1643.
Language(s): Irish
Published: Dublin, Hodges and Smith, 1851.
Subjects: Ireland > History > Sources.
Ireland > History > To 1603.
Note: Known also as the Annals of Donegal.
The last part, v.3-6, A.D. 1172-1616, was printed in 3 vols. in 1848, as the editor originally intended to publish only that portion not included by C. O'Conor in Rerum hibernicarum scriptores, t.III, 1826. In 1851, v.1-2 (to 1171) were issued with a revised introduction, and new title pages to the other volumes. (cf. Introd., p. xxxi and xxxix, and Martyrology of Donegal, p.xi) Apparently other parts, also, were revised. cf. Catalogue of the Bradshw collection of Irish books, v.1, p. 531 (no.3127)
Compiled in 1632-36 from ancient manuscripts, by Michael O'Clery, assisted by Conary, and Cucogry O'Clery, and Ferfeasa O'Mulconry.--according to the editor--the Four masters. (cf. also Nat. lib. of Ireland, Bibl. of Irish philology, p. 251, but the Catalouge of Irish manuscripts in the Brit. Mus., v. 1, p. 20, gives Peregrine (Cucogry) O'Duigenan in place of Conary O'Clery, which agrees with Colgan's statement in his Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae, 1645. (cited in Introd., p.xxvi, and Hyde's Lit. hist. of Ire.))
Irish and English on opposite pages.
Vols. 1-2, 3-6, paged continuously.
Physical Description: 7 v. 26 cm.
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