Innes review: journal of the Scottish Catholic Historical Association 66/2 (Nov., 2015)
Edinburgh University Press
Sharpe (Richard): King William and the Brecc Bennach in 1211: reliquary or holy banner?
In IR 66/2 (Nov., 2015), pp. 163–190.
Argues that EIr. brecc had the meaning of ‘glittering’ in the context of brass, silver or gold, and was used substantivized to refer to an object in shiny metalwork.