E. J. Gwynn

Life
?-?; [Edward John Gwynn; sometimes John Gwynn]; ed. Codex Armanachus [Book of Armagh] (RIA 1913); ed., The Metrical Dindshencas, [?3 vol.] (Dublin: RIA 1903-35); f. of Stephen Gwynn.

 

Notes
His work on a diplomatic edition of the Codex Armachanus ‘which constitute the principal body of evidence’ is acknowledged in the preface to J. B. Bury, The Life of St. Patrick and His Place in History (Macmillan & Co 1905); not also that Gwynn is called ‘the greatest scholar of Patrician lore’ (I Folow St. Patrick, 1938, p.225.).

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