Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G100063

Críchad an Chaoilli

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J.G. O'Keeffe

Electronic edition compiled by Emer PurcellText donated by Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae, University College Dublin

Funded by University College, Cork via the Writers of Ireland Project.

3. Third draft, with introduction.

Extent of text: 3740 words


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    Manuscript Sources
  1. Derbyshire, Chatsworth House, Book of Lismore, fo. 140a, 2.
  2. London, British Library, Egerton 92, fo. 13b.
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  19. Whitley Stokes, Lives of the Saints from the Book of Lismore (Oxford 1890), xxxvi. [Gives incipit; his transcription differs slightly from O'Keeffe's.]
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. J. G. O'Keeffe, The ancient territory of Fermoy in Ériu. Volume 10, Dublin, Royal Irish Academy (1926–28) page 170–189


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Profile Description

Created: by an unknown Irish monastic author. Date range: 1100–1300.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [EN] The supplied title and the Introduction are in English.

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