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The MacEgan Legal Treatise

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ed. Fergus Kelly
Published: 2020
Pages: xii + 300 pp. (vol. VIII)
Reference: F.4.8
ISBN: 978 1 85500 241 8

This Treatise is attributed to Giolla na Naomh Mac Aodhagáin (MacEgan), chief judge of the province of Connacht, who died in battle in 1309 alongside his king Aodh Ó Conchobhair (O’Conor). It is of special importance as it provides a professional lawyer’s account of Irish ‘Brehon’ law in the period after the Anglo-Norman invasion of 1169. The castle photographed here is Redwood (Coillte Ruadha), Co. Tipperary, occupied from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries by descendants of Giolla na Naomh.

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Weight 530 g