Medieval register of 14th century Bishop of Ossory made available online

Posted Dec 8, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The medieval episcopal register of Richard Ledred, the tempestuous 14th century Bishop of Ossory in Ireland, has been digitized and made available to a worldwide audience. The 79 vellum leaves, bound in red leather – giving rise the book’s evocative name the “Red Book of Ossory” – is one of the most significant medieval manuscripts in the archives of the Church of Ireland’s Representative Church Body (RCB), the executive trustees of the province.

You can see the book – and the rest of the collection – at ireland.anglican.org/library/archive.

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