?1025-1084; Writings, ed. Aubrey Gwynn, in Scriptores Latini
Hiberniae, Vol. 1 (1955). DIW FDA.
W. B. Stanford, Ireland and the Classical Tradition (IAP 1976;
this ed. 1984), Patrick, second Bishop of Dublin, from 1074 to 1084, could
compose competent and highly rhetorical verses in Latin hexameters, alcaics,
and adonics, used elaborately contrived phrases reminiscent of Columbanus
hisperic Latinity. See A. Gwynn, The Writings of Bishop
Patrick of Dublin 1074-1084 (Dublin 1955).
FDA1, Bishop of Dublin on death of
first bishop, Dúnán, in 1074. Prob. established a Benedictine
community at Christ Church; retained contact with Worcester, and communicated
with Bishop Lanfranc; devoted to Wulfstan; leader of movement for ecclesiastic
reform in Ireland drowned in Irish Sea, 10 Oct. 1084. Bibl., Gwynn, and