Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G100013

Mac Carthaigh's Book

Author: [unknown]

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Edited by Séamus Ó hInnseElectronic edition compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin

Funded by University College, Cork and
Professor Marianne McDonald via the CELT Project

2. Second draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 20320 words

Publication

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College Road, Cork, Ireland—http://www.ucc.ie/celt

(2000) (2010)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G100013

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Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only.

Sources

    Manuscript sources
  1. National Library of Ireland, MSS G 6 and G 5, olim Phillipps, 9195 and 9194; 15th century, two anonymous scribes.
    Editions
  1. Séamus Ó hInnse (ed.), Miscellaneous Irish Annals (A.D. 1114–1437). Dublin: DIAS, 1947, xix + pp. pls (MS facss.): Fragment 1 (1114–1437) (Mac Carthaigh's book); from MSS NLI G 6 and G 5. Fragments 2 and 3 (1237–1314, 1392–1407), from MS Rawl. B 488. English translation, indexes. Appendix on the spelling of fragments 1 and 3 throws light on the pronunciation of the scribes.
    Translations
  1. Séamus Ó hInnse (ed.), Miscellaneous Irish Annals (A.D. 1114–1437). Dublin: DIAS, 1947, xix + 222 pp. pls. (MS facss.): Fragment 1 (1114–1437) (Mac Carthaigh's book); from MSS NLI G 6 and G 5. Fragments 2 and 3 (1237–1314, 1392–1407), from MS Rawl. B 488.
    Literature including reviews
  1. Gerard Murphy, in Éigse 6, 1948/52, (pt. 1), pp. 80–82.
  2. John T. Collins: A McCarthy miscellany. In Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 53, 1948, pp. 95–103. Miscellaneous Irish Annals, fragment 1.
  3. Canice Mooney, in Irish Historical Studies 7, 1950/51 (1951), pp. 292–295.
  4. Tomás Ó Fiaich: The contents of 'Mac Carthaigh's book'. In The Irish ecclesiastical record 5th series 74, 1950, pp. 30–39. Miscellaneous Irish Annals, fragment 1.
  5. Brian Ó Cuív, 'Miscellanea, I: An entry in the 'Mac Carthaigh book of annals'. In Éigse 8, 1956/57, pp. 96–98. Ad annum 1117.2.
  6. Gearóid Mac Niocaill, The medieval Irish annals (Dublin 1975), 26–27, 30.
  7. Diarmuid Ó Murchadha, 'A reconsideration of some place-names from Miscellaneous Irish Annals', Ainm 4 (1989–90), 180–193.
  8. Daniel P. Mc Carthy, on his website at http://www.cs.tcd.ie/Dan.McCarthy/chronology/synchronisms/annals-chron.htm offers comprehensive information on two traditions of dating used in the Irish Annals, together with two ancillary articles, 'Chronological synchronisation of the Irish annals', and 'Collation of the Irish regnal canon'.
  9. Daniel P. Mc Carthy, The Irish Annals: their genesis, evolution and history (Dublin 2008).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Miscellaneous Irish Annals (A.D. 1114–1437).. Séamus Ó hInnse (ed), First edition [xix + 222 pp. pls. (MS facss.)] Dublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin (1947)

Encoding

Project Description

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Sampling Declaration

The present text represents pages 2–114 of the volume, being the years A.D. 1114–1437 in the chronology of the compiler(s). All editorial introduction, translation, notes and indexes have been omitted. Editorial corrigenda are integrated into the electronic edition. Missing text supplied by the editor is tagged sup resp="SOI".

Editorial Declaration

Correction

Text has been checked and proofread twice. All corrections and supplied text are tagged.

Normalization

The electronic text represents the edited text.

Hyphenation

Soft hyphens are silently removed.

Segmentation

div0=the whole document; div1=the individual annals (i.e. the annalistic matter gathered under one year); div2=the annalistic entry; paragraphs are marked; passages of verse occurring within paragraphs are treated as embedded texts; the stanzas are marked lg and metrical lines are marked l. Page-breaks are marked pb n=""; folio breaks are marked mls unit="folio" n="". The title of the text is held as the first head element within each text.

Standard Values

Dates occuring in running text are tagged in ISO form.

Interpretation

Personal names, place names (kingdoms, lordships, churches, monasteries etc.) and group names (kindreds, lineages, dynasties, peoples etc.) have been tagged. Social and professional roles (king, lord, bishop, abbot, priest, scholar, lector, scribe etc.) have been tagged. Technical terms are tagged. Content markup is complete, but subject to revision.

Canonical References

This text uses the DIV1 element to represent the Annal.

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This text uses the DIV1 element to represent the Annal.

Profile Description

Created: By unknown Irish scribes (Late fifteenth century)

Use of language

Language: [GA] The bulk of the text is in Early Modern Irish.
Language: [LA] A few words and phrases are in Latin.

Revision History