Tigernán Ua Ruairc and a twelfth-century royal grant in the Book of Kells

Published in the Maynooth Studies in Local History series and available here from Four Courts Press

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.

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