THE PROPHECY OF BERCHAN.

@inproceedings{AndersonTHEPO,
  title={THE PROPHECY OF BERCHAN.},
  author={Alan Orr Anderson}
}
Copies of the so-called Prophecy of Berchan are preserved in the following manuscripts: A. R.I. A. MS. 23 G 4, pp. 449—461. This version (Skene's MS. a) .was copied (and finished on 29th September, 1722) by John O'Kane, from a book written by Michael O'Clery in 1627. B. E. I. A. MS. 23 H 22, pp. 97—121. This version (Skene's MS. b) was copied (and finished on 7th May, 1803) by Peter O'Connell. C. R. I. A. MS: 23 N12, pp. 169—172. This version, ending in the middle of stanza.66, was copied, by… 
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