Hancock, W. N.

Ancient laws of Ireland: Senchus Mor. Vol. 1 Published under the direction of the commissioners for publishing the ancient laws and institutes of Ireland. - Dublin : London : Printed for H.M.S.O., published by A. Thom ; Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1865-1901. - [li]; 335 p.; 4 folded facsims. ; 26 cm. 3 specimen pages of manuscripts. - Ancient laws of Ireland: Senchus Mor. Vol. 1 6 Introduction to senchus mor and athgabhail, or law of distress. 1 .

Irish and English parallel texts. Editors and imprints vary. Text and English translation on opposite pages. Half title: Hiberniae leges et institutiones antiquae, or Ancient laws and institutes of Ireland. Editors: v. 1-2. W.N. Hancock, T. O'Mahony -- v. 3. T. O'Mahony, A.G. Richey -- v. 4. A.G. Richey, T. O'Mahony, W.M. Hennessy -- v. 5. R. Atkinson -- v. 6. Glossary / compiled by R. Atkinson. Includes indexes.

Contents: v. 1. Senchus Mór : introduction to Senchus Mór and Athgabhail, or, Law of distress -- v. 2. Senchus Mór, pt. II : law of distress (completed). Laws of hostage-sureties, fosterage, saerstock tenure, daer-stock tenure, and of social connexions -- v. 3. Senchus Mór, conclusion : being the corus bescha, or customary law and the book of Aicill -- v. 4. Din tectugad and certain other selected Brehon law tracts -- v. 5. Uraicect becc and certain other selected Brehon law tracts -- v. 6. Glossary.


Published under the direction of the commissioners for publishing the ancient laws and institutes of Ireland


Civilization, Celtic.
Law--Ireland.
Law, Celtic.
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

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