MaGauran Duanaire
Book of Magauran / Leabhar Méig Shamhradháin

Source: O’Raghallaigh, Tomás: The MaGauran Duanaire, JGAHS Vol. 16 (1934–1935) Nos. i & ii



p108, Arms and Armour of the Crusading Era, 1050-1350, Western Europe and the Crusader States by David Nicolle
283    Magauran Duanaire manuscript, Ireland, early 14th/15th centuries
(ex-Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, vol. XVI (1936), p.84)
Although the manuscript in which this drawing is found dates from the early 14th century, the illustration itself may be a later addition, perhaps from as late as the 15th century. The rider's sword certainly looks later than the 14th century. He also wears a mail hauberk, possibly a large bascinet with a nasal, and he carries a heavy, broadbladed spear.


p.93 MS folio 27v b, MS G 1200, National Library of Ireland
Date: 14th century
Scribes: Ruaidhrí Ó Cianáin, Doighre Ó hUiginn, et al.
Reference: Irish Script On Screen - Meamram Páipéar Ríomhaire
The Irish Gaelic text of The Book of Magauran



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