Collectanea De Rebus Hibernicis II

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 497
  • Alternative Id.
      GB 133 Irish MS 100
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [mid 19th Century]
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      185 x 111 mm. 1 volume (85 folios); Binding: full-bound in elaborately embossed leather over boards.

Scope and Content

Transcripts by Kelly of the following manuscript letters:

  • (folio 4) A letter from Sir Thomas Cusacke (?1505-1571), Lord Chancellor of Ireland, to the Duke of Northumberland, 1552;
  • (folio 42) A letter from Sir John Davis (1569-1626), Knight, Attorney General of Ireland, to the Earl of Salisbury,1606 (incomplete, see Eng MS 498 below for the rest of the letter).

Additional Information

The contents of this volume are mostly transcribed from manuscript collections in the Library of the Royal Dublin Society. The bulk of the Library of the Royal Dublin Society formed the basis for the National Library of Ireland on its establishment in 1877.