Irish College in Paris: Rules and Constitutions

Scope and Content

'Rules and Constitutions for the Continuantion [sic] of spirituall Exercises and Conferences of the Irish Priests and Schollers dwelling together or separatly in the Citty and Suburbs of Paris', with (fo. 5) 'Animadversions upon W. B. booke wherein he undertaketh to prove and demonstrate that the chiefe superioritie in government and authority of power over all the Church was by our blessed Saviour given to S. Peter', 12 folios. The 'Animadversions' are incomplete at the end.

Administrative / Biographical History

Matthew O'Molony, Dean of Killaloe and Doctor of Canon Law in the Faculty of Paris, composed his statutes for the Irish College in Paris in 1674.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

No record of accession.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.


For the history of the college see Patrick Boyle, The Irish college in Paris (London, 1901).

Geographical Names