Charles-Edwards (Thomas Mowbray)

Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Kinship, status and the origins of the hide.
In Past & present 56 (Aug., 1972), pp. 3–33.
Compares the uses of the Old English hide and its Irish equivalent (the property qualification of a normal freeman, or bóaire), and considers the possibility that this institution is a common inheritance in Celtic and Germanic.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Nodiadau amrywiol: [1.] Nei, keifn, and kefynderw.
In BBCS 25/4 (May, 1974), pp. 386–388.
Further to BBCS 24/2 (1971), pp. 105–122 [On the meaning of PC *neūs (> OIr. niae)].
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The social background to Irish peregrinatio.
In Celtica 11 (1976), pp. 43–59.
On the relationship between the peregrinus (ailithir) and Irish social organisation; distinction of two grades of peregrinatio ailithre); discussion of related terminology.

Republ. in The Otherworld voyage in early Irish literature, pp. 94-108.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Boundaries in Irish law.
In Medieval settlement (1976), pp. 83–87.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Honour and status in some Irish and Welsh prose tales.
In Ériu 29 (1978), pp. 123–141.
With reference to Fingal Rónáin and Pwyll and the role of honour and status in early Irish and Welsh society.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Corpus iuris Hibernici.
In StH 20 (1980), pp. 141–162.
Review article of: Corpus iuris Hibernici, ed. by D. A. Binchy (Dublin: DIAS, 1978). Discusses in particular the question of when and by whom were the early Irish laws first written down.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Bede, the Irish and the Britons.
In Celtica 15 (1983), pp. 42–52.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas), Kelly (Fergus): Bechbretha: an Old Irish law-tract on bee-keeping.
EIL, 1. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1983. xii + 214 pp.
Normalised edition with variants based mainly on MS TCD H 2. 15A (also TCD H 3. 18, H 3. 17, H 2.12 (8iii); Egerton 88; RIA 23 Q 6; Rawlinson B 502, Rawlinson B 487); with English translations and notes. Commentaries from MSS TCD H 2. 15A, H 3. 17, H 3. 18 and Egerton 88 printed with English translations in Apps. 1–4. App. 5 contains restored text with English translations of an Old Irish passage on Caithchi Bech ‘trespass-penalties of bees’, based on MSS TCD E 3. 5 and H 3. 18. App. 6 contains a normalised version of an Old Irish passage on Athgabál Bech ‘distraint of bees’, based on D. A Binchy's edition, in Celtica 10 (1973), pp. 72–86 (§11), from MS TCD H 3. 18. App. 7 contains some of the Welsh material relating to bees.

Rev. by
Édouard Bachellery, in ÉtC 21 (1984), pp. 361-362.
Kim R. McCone, in CMCS 8 (Winter, 1984), pp. 45-50.
Pádraig Ó Riain, in Éigse 21 (1986), pp. 241-243.
Morfydd Owen, in StC 20-21 (1985-1986), pp. 276-278.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 41 (1986), pp. 322-324.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Church and settlement.
In Die Kirche im Frühmittelalter (1984), pp. 167–175.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Críth gablach and the law of status.
In Peritia 5 (1986), pp. 53–73.
1. Introduction; 2. The nobility; 3. Incremental and functional status; 4. Non-noble freemen; 5. Land, plough-team and livestock; 6. Conclusion.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.) (ed.), Owen (Morfydd E.) (ed.), Walters (D. B.) (ed.): Lawyers and laymen: studies in the history of law presented to professor Dafydd Jenkins on his seventy-fifth birthday, Gŵyl Ddewi 1986/ edited by T. M. Charles-Edwards, Morfydd E. Owen and D. B. Walters.
Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1986. xi + 394 pp.
pp. 337-354: Glossary [of Welsh, Irish, Latin and English legal terms]; pp. 355-368: A bibliography of the writings of Dafydd Jenkins, 1935-1983; [compiled by] Philip Henry Jones.

Rev. by
Fergus Kelly, in Celtica 20 (1988), pp. 227-229.
Leon Fleuriot, in ÉtC 24 (1987), p. 347.
Patrick Wormald, in CMCS 16 (Winter, 1988), pp. 97-100.
Jones (Philip Henry) (comp.) Jenkins (Dafydd) (hon.)
Charles-Edwards (Thomas): The pastoral role of the church in the early Irish laws.
In Pastoral care before the parish (1992), pp. 63–80.
Discusses the pastoral role of the early Irish church as revealed in texts of a prescriptive character. In Appendix: Inventory of relevant texts.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas M.): Palladius, Prosper, and Leo the Great: mission and primatial authority.
In Saint Patrick 493-1993 (1993), pp. 1–12.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.) (revr.): The new edition of Adomnán’s Life of Columba.
In CMCS 26 (Winter, 1993), pp. 65–73.
Review article of: Adomnán’s life of Columba, ed. by A. O. Anderson and M. O. Anderson (Oxford: Clarendon, 1991).
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Early Irish and Welsh kinship.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. xvi + 597 pp.
Pt. I: Irish kinship; Pt. III: Claims to land by virtue of kinship (§5. tellach); Pt. IV. Kin and lord (§7. The fuidir; §8. Irish clientship); Pt. V: Kinsman and neighbour (§10. Kinship and neighbourhood in Ireland). In Appendices: A. A note on Irish units of value; B. Previous theories about 'the four Fini'; C. Fodlai fine, 'The divisions of the kindred’, and the Kinship poem.

Rev. by
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 31 (1995), pp. 282-286.
Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, in CMCS 33 (Summer, 1997), pp. 93-94.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): A contract between king and people in medieval Ireland? Críth gablach on kingship.
In Peritia 8 (1994), pp. 107–119.
Analyses practicalities, ideals and obligations of kingship. Incl. discussion of terms oirdnidir ‘ordains’ and folud ‘contractual obligation’.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas): Language and society among the Insular Celts, ad 400-1000.
In The Celtic world (1995), pp. 703–736.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The penitential of Columbanus.
In Latin writings of Columbanus (1997), pp. 217–239.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The context and uses of literacy in early Christian Ireland.
In Literacy in medieval Celtic societies (1998), pp. 62–82.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The construction of the Hibernensis.
In Peritia 12 (1998), pp. 209–237.
Studies the textual relationship of De contrariis causis (book 67 in recension A of Collectio canonum Hibernensis) and corresponding material in other books (21–29), and suggests that the A recension is unfinished and was released after the death of compiler Ruben of Darinis (†725), while the B recension is based on a corrected and expanded copy, possibly the work of his collaborator Cú Chuimne of Iona (†747).
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Britons in Ireland, c. 550–800.
In Ildánach ildírech [Fs. Mac Cana] (1999), pp. 15–26.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Geis, prophecy, omen, and oath.
In Celtica 23 (1999), pp. 38–59.
Discusses the function of prophecy, etc. in Togail bruidne da Derga.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The early mediaeval Gaelic lawyer.
Quiggin memorial lectures, 4. Cambridge: Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge, 1999. ii + 73 pp.
McLeod (Neil): Kinship.
In Ériu 51 (2000), pp. 1–22.
[1.] Introduction; [2.] The gelḟine; [3.] The derbḟine; [4.] Additional kinship changes when ego’s grandsons come of age: the íarfine; [5.] Additional kinship changes when ego’s grandsons come of age: the indḟine; [6.] Reckoning kinship by hand; [7.] Summary of proposed model; [8.] Problems with MacNeill’s model; [9.] The problem of the sprightly great-grandfathers; [10.] The problem of the indeterminate gelḟine; [11.] Subsequent modifications to MacNeill’s model; [12.] Supporting evidence: incl. discussion of the relationship between íarmue ‘great-grandson’ and íarfine, and between indue ‘great-great-grandson’ and indḟine; [13.] Conclusion: the basis of the kinship system was the three-generation gelḟine. vs. E. MacNeill, Celtic Ireland, 1921 (Best2 2136); D. Binchy, in PBA 29 (1943), p. 223; T. Charles-Edwards, Early Irish and Welsh kinship (Oxford, 1993); N. Patterson, in BBCS 37 (1990), pp. 133–165.
Binchy (D.) (ref.), Charles-Edwards (T.) (ref.), MacNeill (E.) (ref.), Patterson (N.) (ref.)
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): ‘The Continuation of Bede’, s.a. 750: high-kings, kings of Tara and ‘Bretwaldas’.
In Seanchas [Fs. Byrne] (2000), pp. 137–145.
Also refers to AU 750.11.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Early Christian Ireland.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xviii + 707 pp.
Rev. by
Nicholas Evans, in IR 52/2 (Autumn, 2001), pp. 213-214.
Catherine McKenna, in Speculum 77/4 (Oct., 2002) pp. 1257-1261.
Alex Woolf, in The Scottish historical review 82/1 (Apr., 2003), pp. 131-132.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas M.) (ed.), Owen (Morfydd E.) (ed.), Russell (Paul) (ed.): The Welsh king and his court / edited by T. M. Charles-Edwards, Morfydd E. Owen and Paul Russell.
Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000.
Published on behalf of the History and Law Committee of the Board of Celtic Studies.

pp. 561-575: Glossary [of Welsh, Irish and Latin legal terms].

Christine James, in StC 36 (2002), pp. 165-167.
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 37 (2011), pp. 218-219.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Tochmarc Étaíne: a literal interpretation.
In Ogma [Fs. Ní Chatháin] (2002), pp. 165–181.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Érlam: the patron-saint of an Irish church.
In Local saints and local churches (2002), pp. 267–290.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Uí Néill 695-743: the rise and fall of dynasties.
In Peritia 16 (2002), pp. 396–418.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas): Ireland and its invaders, 1166-1186.
In Quaestio insularis 4 (2003), pp. 1–34.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Dliged: its native and latinate usages.
In Celtica 24 (2003), pp. 65–78.
1. Exegesis; 2. Arithmetic and the Paschal Computus; 3. Grammar. Suggests how a dictionary entry for dliged, restricted to Old Irish examples, distinguishing between native and Latinate usages, might be set out (pp. 75-78).
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Northern Lectionary: a source for the Codex Salmanticensis?
In Celtic hagiography (2003), pp. 148–160.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Early Irish saints’ cults and their constituencies.
In Ériu 54 (2004), pp. 79–102.
Focuses on the Fothairt saints Damnat, Brigit and Fintan, and argues that the characteristics of a particular saint’s cult were dependent on kindred, politics and territory. In appendix contains a translation of Bethu Phátraic lines 2195-2218 (as ed. by K. Mulchrone, 1939 [Best2 1993]).
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Historical context and literary meaning: another reading of Scéla muicce Meic Da Thó.
In JCS 5 (2005), pp. 1–16.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Airgíalla charter poem: the legal content.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 100–123.
Analyses the structure of the poem and discusses the customary rights and dues of the Uí Néill and the Airgíalla as expounded in the text. Includes a list of terms for royal rights and privileges based on 8th and 9th c. sources, with references.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Early Irish law.
In Prehistoric and early Ireland (2005), pp. 331–370.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Chronicle of Ireland / translated with an introduction and notes by T. M. Charles-Edwards.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2006. xiv + 349 + 192 pp. (Translated texts for historians, 44).
Vol. 1. Introduction, text. xiv+349 pp.
Vol. 2. Glossary, bibliography, indexes. 192 pp.

431–911 AD, reconstructed mainly from the Annals of Ulster, the Annals of Tigernach, the Annals of Clonmacnoise and the Chronicum Scotorum.

Rev. by
Nicholas Evans, in IR 58/1 (Spring, 2007), pp. 116-122.
Fergus Kelly, in Celtica 25 (2007), pp. 270-271.
Daniel P. Mc Carthy, in Peritia 20 (2008), pp. 379-387.
David Woods, in Classics Ireland 13 (2006), pp. 85-88.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The lure of the Celtic languages, 1850–1914.
In Making of the Middle Ages (2007), pp. 15–35.
Charles-Edwards (T.): Saints’ cults and the early Irish church.
In Clogher record 19/2-3 (2007–2008), pp. 173–184.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Celtic kings: ‘priestly vegetables’?
In Wormald memorial essays (2009), pp. 65–80.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas M.): Society and politics in pre-Norman Ireland.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The structure and purpose of Adomnán’s Vita Columbae.
In Adomnán of Iona (2010), pp. 205–218.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas): Whitley Stokes and early Irish law.
In Tripartite life of Whitley Stokes (2011), pp. 161–174.
Edmonds (Fiona) (ed.), Russell (Paul) (ed.): Tome: studies in medieval Celtic history and law in honour of Thomas Charles-Edwards / edited by Fiona Edmonds and Paul Russell.
SCH, 31. Woodbridge: Boydell, 2011. xvii + 238 pp. (Studies in Celtic history, 31).
pp. 217-224: A bibliography of the writings of Thomas Charles-Edwards, by Maredudd ap Huw.

Rev. by
Paul Byrne, in Peritia 22-23 (2011-2012), pp. 402-405.
J. R. Davies, in CMCS 64 (Winter, 2012), pp. 124-125.
Axel Harlos, in StH 41 (2015), pp. 196-200.
Gerald Manning, in Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 225-229.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas) (hon.)
Charles-Edwards (Thomas): Some thoughts on early Irish roads and travel.
Charles-Edwards (Thomas): St. Patrick and the landscape of early Christian Ireland.
Hughes lectures, 10. Cambridge: Hughes Hall & Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge, 2012. (Kathleen Hughes memorial lectures, 10).
Charles-Edwards (Thomas): Lebor na cert and clientship.
In Lebor na cert (2013), pp. 13–33.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Wales and the Britons 350-1064.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xx + 795 pp.
Chap. 2: The Britons and their languages [incl. Irish]; 3: Inscriptions [incl. ogam]; 4: The Britons and the Irish, 350-800.

Rev. by
Caroline Brett, in CMCS 67 (Summer, 2014), pp. 87-89.
Barry J. Lewis, in Celtica 28 (2016), pp. 217-237.
Alheydis Plassmann, in ZCP 61 (2014), pp. 227-230.
David Stephenson, in StC 47 (2013), pp. 196-198.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The manuscript transmission of Bretha comaithchesa.
In Authorities and adaptations (2014), pp. 95–120.
Offers a case study for the transmission of Old Irish legal texts.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Táin bó Cuailnge, hagiography and history.
In Sacred histories [Fs. Herbert] (2015), pp. 86–102.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Perceptions of Pagan and Christian: from Patrick to Gregory the Great.
In Converting the isles I (2016), pp. 259–278.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Early Irish contract law in Togail Bruidne Da Derga.
In Fír fesso [Fs. McLeod] (2018), pp. 83–85.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): John Rhys and the Jesus Chair of Celtic at Oxford.
In CMCS 77 (Summer, 2019), pp. 33–45.