1623.
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.

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