About Jesus College/Our community/ People
Professor Thomas Charles Edwards

Roles and subjects

Emeritus Fellow



Professor Thomas Charles Edwards, FRHistS, FBA, HonMRIA, FLSW is a former Professor of Celtic, Fellow Librarian and Fellow Archivist at Jesus College.

Academic Background

Corpus Christi College, Oxford: BA in Modern History; Diploma in Celtic Studies; DPhil; P S Allen JRF 1969-71; Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, 1971-1996. Elected FBA 2001. Elected Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy (MRIA) 2007. Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (FLSW).

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching

Medieval history; medieval Celtic languages and literatures.

Research Interests

Early Irish and Welsh history and literature.


Two children.


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College:

See also Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages website.