About me



Areas of expertise

Early modern Irish and European History
Political and parliamentary History
Huguenot History


Early modern History; Irish politics; Huguenot diaspora; Williamite war; War of Spanish Succession; seventeenth century; eighteenth century

Member Details

Full Name

Marie Léoutre

Membership Type

Professional Historian



PhD in History, University College Dublin, 2012.


Researcher, Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation, 2016-2017, and 2018-present.
Cultural exchange programme in Library Science, Irish Cultural Centre and McClelland Library, Arizona, April 2017-August 2018.
Research Associate on the Bouhéreau Project, Marsh's Library, 2015-2016.
Cataloguer/Archivist, Arcline Record Management, 2014-2015.
Research studentship in Irish History, National Library of Ireland, 2013-2014.
Tutor and Lecturer, University College Dublin, 2009-2014.

Consultancy work

Consultant, Oireachtas Library, Oct/Nov 2012.

Management & Administrative experience

Archivist on Duty, Manuscripts Department of the National Library of Ireland, 2013-2014.
Freelance translator/transcriber of history monographs and primary sources, 2011-2014.


Irish, European, and Australian History.

Outreach activities

'Irishmen in the service of Spain and migration to the new world: the case of Hugo Oconór', Royal Irish Academy event, 20 February 2020
‘Hugo Oconór, Founder of Tucson’, Public Lecture on the theme “the Irish in Latin America”, complementing an exhibit put together by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, at the Irish Cultural Centre and McClelland Library, Phoenix, Arizona, 23 March 2019.
Public lecture on the long-term context of the Troubles, at the McClelland Irish Library, September 2017.
Historical walking tour of Dublin co-organised by the French Embassy in Ireland and the Huguenot society, March 2017.
Public lecture on painter Lemercier and WWI at the National Gallery of Ireland, March 2015.
Public lecture on the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, organised as part of the exhibition on Louis XIV at Trinity College Dublin, November 2011.

Committees & Associations

Committee member, Huguenot Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Irish section, 2012-present.
Eighteenth Century Irish Society, member, 2008-present.


Maddock Fellowship, Marsh’s Library 2019-2020
Eoin O’Mahony Bursary in Irish History, Royal Irish Academy, 2019 – Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley, August 2019.
Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship, 2008-2011.



Serving France, Ireland and England: Ruvigny, earl of Galway, 1648-1720 (Routledge, 2018).

The Diary and Account Book of Élie Bouhéreau, 1643-1719 (Irish Manuscript Commission: Dublin, 2019), co-edited with A. Prendergast.

Book Chapters

'Financial Networks and the Payment of Military Pensions, 1692–1720', in Vivienne Larminie (ed), Huguenot Networks, 1560–1780: The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe (Routledge, 2017), pp 173-186.

'Député Général in France and in exile: Henri de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway', in Jane McKee and Randolph Vigne (eds), The Huguenots, France, Exile and Diaspora (Brighton, Sussex Academic Press, 2013), pp 145-154. This paper is available on my Academia.edu page.

Peer Reviewed Journals

'Huguenot property in Ireland', Huguenot Society Journal xxx, no. 3 (Sept. 2015), pp 346-357. This paper is available on my Academia.edu page.

'Contesting and upholding the rights of the Irish Parliament in 1698: the arguments of William Molyneux and Simon Clement', Parliaments, Estates and Representation vol. 34, issue 1 (April 2014), pp 22-39. An accepted manuscript version of this paper is available on the Oireachtas website.

Other Journals

'Élie Bouhéreau 1643-1719' in Saint Patrick's People (Autumn 2019), pp 8-10.

Electronic Publications