Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in Kings Inn's



17th cent. Paper. 18x13.5 cms. Pp. 2 (recto blank with title-page, numbered '1', on verso)+186 (numbered 2-187 in pencil). No scribal signature. Binding-leaf inserted at beginning; first leaf, attached to this, may be later than rest of manuscript. Bound in boards and green cloth. Piece of read leather on spine inscribed ‘TRACTARUS TRES MS.’ in gold. Stamp of King’s Inns Library on first page and on p. 179.


Title-page. ‘Tractatus Tres Manuscripti (?) lingua Hibernica scripti . . . Doctore Keating Auctore.’

2. ‘Ag so sios TRI BIORGHAOITHE AN BAIS mar attrachtar ar na tri basoibh ata na mbernoibh baoghail ar in duine. . . . Arna scuriobhadh et arna ccur aneaccar et arna ccnuasach le Seuthrún Cetinn, Saccart et doctuir diadhachta . . .'. Beg. Statutum est hominibus semel mori. Do horduigheadh do na daoinibh aon uair amháin bás dfaghail. Breaks off incomplete at p.178.8 in III.v.6 with Et erunt post decedentes sine honore, et in contumelia inter mortuos in perpetuum. Rest of manuscript blank (except for stamp on p. 179).