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Annales Dominicani de Roscoman

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    Manuscript source
  1. London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Library, Clements Collection, Irish MSS, R.23, drawer 5.
    Written works and edited editions of Sir James Ware
  1. James Ware, Archiepiscoporum Casseliensium et Tuamensium vitae; duobus expressae commentariolis. Quibus adjicitur historia coenobiorum Cisterciensium Hiberniae (Dublin 1626).
  2. James Ware, De praesulibus Lageniae sive provinciae Dublinensis. Liber unus (Dublin 1628).
  3. James Ware (ed.), Edmund Spenser, A view of the state of Ireland [...] whereunto is added The history of Ireland by Edmund Campion [...] with The chronicle of Ireland by Meredeth Hanmer [...] and Henry Marleburrough's chronicle (Dublin 1633).
  4. James Ware, De scriptoribus Hibernae libri duo: prior continet scriptores, in Hiberniâ natos; posterior, scriptores alios qui in Hibernia munera aliqua obierunt (Dublin 1639).
  5. James Ware, Librorum manuscriptorum in bibliotheca Jacobi Waraei equitis aurait catalogus (Dublin, 1648).
  6. James Ware, De Hibernia et antiquitatibus ejus disquisitiones (London 1654 and 1658; Rerum Hibernicarum, regnante Henrico VII, annales nunc primum in lucem editi).
  7. James Ware, Opuscula Sancto Patricio, qui Hibernos ad fidem Christi convertit, adscripta in lucem emisit et notis illustravit Jacobus Waraeus eques auratus (London 1656).
  8. James Ware, Rerum Hibernicarum Henrico octavo regnante annales nunc primum editi (Dublin 1662).
  9. James Ware, Venerabilies Bedae epistolae duae; necnon vitae abbatum Wiremuthensium et Gerwiensium. Accessit Egberti, archiepiscopi Eboracensis, dialogus de ecclesiastica institutione; ex antiquis MS in lucem emisit et notis et rem historicam et antiquariam spectantibus illustravit Jacobus Waraeus, eques auratus (Dublin 1664).
  10. James Ware, Rerum Hibernicarum annales, regnantibus Henrico VII, Henrico VIII, Edwardo VI, et Maria ab anno scilicet Domini MCCCCLXXXV ad annum MDLVIII (Dublin 1664).
  11. James Ware, De praesulibus Hiberniae, commentarius. A prima gentis Hibernicae ad fidem Christianam conversione ad nostra usque tempora (Dublin 1665).
  12. James Ware, The antiquities and history of Ireland (Dublin 1705).
  13. Walter Harris (ed.), The whole works of Sir James Ware concerning Ireland (Dublin 1739–64).
  14. James Ware, The history of the writers of Ireland in two books, translated & revised by Walter Harris (2 vols, Dublin 1746), vol. 2, 145–57.
    Printed source material
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  4. John O'Donovan (ed.), The Genealogies, Tribes and Customs of Hy–Fiachrach, commonly called O'Dowda's Country, by Duald Mac Firbis (Dublin 1844).
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  10. Ambrose Coleman, Historical sketches of all the ancient Dominican foundations in Ireland (Dundalk 1902).
  11. H. T. Knox, 'Occupation of Connaught by the Anglo–Normans after A.D. 1237' in: Jn. Royal Soc. Antiq. Ireland (1903), 58–74, 284–94.
  12. H. T. Knox, Notes on the early history of the dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry (Dublin 1904).
  13. Jerome Fahey, 'Some De Burgo castles in eastern Hy Fiachrach Aidhne' in: Jn. Galway Arch. Hist Soc., 4 (1905–6), 1–10.
  14. R. A. S. MacAlister, 'An anecdote of Sir James Ware' in: Jn. Royal Soc. Antiq. Ireland, 5th ser., 38/2 [5th ser., vol. 18] (1908), 182–3.
  15. Goddard Henry Orpen, Ireland under the Normans 1169–1333 (4 vols, Oxford 1911–20; repr. Dublin 2005), vol. 4, 53–106.
  16. R. A. S. Macalister, 'The Dominican church at Athenry' in: Jn. Royal Soc. Antiq. Ireland, 6th ser., 3 (1913), 197–222.
  17. H. T. Knox, 'The Bermingham family of Athenry with a tabular pedigree of the Bermingham families of Connacht' in: Jn. Galway Arch. Hist Soc., 10 (1917–19), 139–54.
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  30. Benedict O'Sullivan, 'The Dominicans in mediaeval Dublin' in: Dublin Historical Record, 9 (1947), 41–58.
  31. William Hinnebusch, The early English friars preachers (Rome 1951).
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  37. Aubrey Gwynn, 'Archbishop Ussher and Father Brendan O Conor' in: Franciscan Fathers (eds.), Father Luke Wadding Commemorative Volume (Dublin 1957), 263–83.
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div0=the body of Annals; div1=the latin and English annals; div2=the annalistic matter for one year; div3=the individual entry; line-breaks are marked lb; milestones are marked mls unit="ms page" n="".


Names of persons (given names), groups (peoples etc.), places are tagged. Names of professions and social roles are tagged. This applies to the Latin text.

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This text uses the DIV2 element to represent the Year.

Refs: EVENT (<DIV3>)

This text uses the DIV2 element to represent the Year.

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Created: Latin text by Dominican chroniclers in their priory at Roscommon, compiling and redacting earlier materials; of which material extracts were made by Sir James Ware. Date range: 1163–1314.

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Language: [LA] The text in Latin.
Language: [EN] The supplied title is in English.

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