Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G100018

Ann[acute ]la Gearra as Proibhinse Ard Macha

Author: [unknown]

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Gearóid Mac Niocaill

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard

Funded by University College, Cork and
The Higher Education Authority via the LDT Project

1. first draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 2085 words


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Text ID Number: G100018


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    Manuscript source
  1. London, British Library, Additional MS 30512, ff.39rb-40rb; for details see Robin Flower (ed.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library [formerly the British Museum], volume 2, 470-3, 490.
  1. Gearóid Mac Niocaill (ed.), Ann[acute ]la Gearra as Proibhinse Ard Macha, Seanchas Ardmhacha 3/2 (1958-9) 337-40.
    Secondary Literature
  1. Eugene O'Curry, Lectures on the manuscript materials of ancient Irish history (Dublin, 1861; repr. Dublin, 1878 and 1995).
  2. Paul Walsh, 'The dating of Irish annals', Irish Historical Studies 2 (1941) 355-75.
  3. Gearóid Mac Niocaill, The medieval Irish annals (Dublin: DIAS, 1975).
  4. Daniel P. Mc Carthy, The Irish Annals: their genesis, evolution and history (Dublin 2008).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Gearóid Mac Niocaill, Ann[acute ]la Gearra as Proibhinse Ard Macha in Seanchas Ardmhacha. , Armagh, Armagh Diocescan Historical Society volume 3 ( 1959) pages 337-340


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Sampling Declaration

The present electronic text represents pp. 337-340 of Gearóid Mac Niocaill's edition, including his introduction with footnotes. Entries in Text C are dated by Mac Niocaill.

Editorial Declaration


Text proofread twice.


The electronic texts represents the edited text. Text supplied by the editor [in square brackets] is tagged sup resp="GMN". Notes are tagged note type="auth" and numbered; Latin text is tagged.


There are no quotations.


Soft hyphens are silently removed. When a hyphenated word (hard or soft) crosses a page-break this break is marked after the completion of the hyphenated word.


div0=the whole text; div1=the annal; div2=the individual entry.


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Canonical References

This text uses the DIV2 element to represent the Annal.

Profile Description

Created: Uilliam Mac an Leagha Date range: c. 1460-1475.

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text is in Irish.
Language: [LA] Some words are in Latin.

Revision History