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Professor Marie Therese Flanagan

BA, MA (NUI), DPhil (Oxford), MRIA, FRHistS
Professor Emerita of Medieval History

Tel: +44 (0) 28 9097 3438


Office: 17UQ.G07

 Marie Therese Flanagan is a graduate of University College Dublin and the University of Oxford.

Research Interests

Her research interests are focused on twelfth-century Ireland and span the conventional historiographical division between the Gaelic and Anglo-Norman periods.

Select Publications


Articles and chapters:

  • 'Defining lordships in Angevin Ireland: William Marshal and the king's justiciar' in M. Aurell and F. Boutoulle (eds), Les seigneuries dans l'espace Plantagenet (Pessac, 2009)
  • 'Saint Malachy and the introduction of Cistercian monasticism to the Irish church', in Seanchas Ardmhacha, xxii (2009)
  • 'Devotional images and their uses in the twelfth-century Irish church’ in H. B. Clarke and J. R. S. Phillips (eds), Ireland, England and the Continent in the Middle Ages and beyond (Dublin, 2006).
  • ‘High-kings with opposition, 1072-1166’ in D. Ó Cróinín (ed.), A new history of Ireland, i: Prehistoric and early Ireland (Oxford, 2005).


Related websites

Recent PhD supervision:

  • Judyta Szacillo, 'The O'Donohue Group of saints' lives in the Codex Salmanticensis'. Ph.D. 2013
  • Daniel Brown, 'Hugh de Lacy and the earldom of Ulster'. Ph.D. 2012