A Twelfth-century Royal Grant of Tigernán Ua Ruairc in the Book of Kells

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Pub. Date: 2020-10-30
Publisher(s): Four Courts Press
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The world-famous Book of Kells originally contained several land transactions records that shed light on the ecclesiastical and secular politics of eleventh- and twelfth-century Ireland. This study examines one by Tigernán Ua Ruairc, the famous king of Bréifne who is popularly remembered in connection with the English invasion.

Author Biography

Denis Casey is a graduate of University College Dublin and the University of Cambridge. He has taught medieval and early modern history, literature and manuscript studies at the universities of Maynooth, Helsinki, Cambridge and UCD.

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