Gilla Meic Liac

  • d. 1174
  • archbishops, bishops
Archbishop of Armagh (consecrated 1137), earlier also abbot or erenagh of Derry (since 1121).

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?Abbot or erenagh of Derry (since 1121) and archbishop of Armagh (consecrated in 1137).
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Reference works (select)

McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed. (2009), Online: Royal Irish Academy; Cambridge University Press. URL: <>.
MacShamhráin (Ailbhe), ‘Gilla meic Liac (Gelasius)’ direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Thornton, David E., “Gilla meic Liac (1087–1174)”, Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press.