Later Medieval Europe

Brill's peer-reviewed* series Later Medieval Europe deals with all aspects of European history and culture from ca. 1100 to ca. 1600 (the Late Medieval time period). All areas of Europe are included, though with a focus on the territories of modern-day France, Germany, and Great Britain, as well as on the Low Countries. Economic, social and political history and the history of culture and mentality will also be given special emphasis.

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The series published an average of one volume per year over the last 5 years.

Biographical Note

Douglas L Biggs, Ph.D. (1996) in History, University of Minnesota, is Associate Professor of History at University of Nebraska – Kearney. He has published extensively on late medieval English political and military history including co-editing, Henry IV: The Establishment of the Regime, 1399-1406 (Woodbridge, 2003).

Sara M. Butler, Ph.D (2001), Dalhousine University, is the King George III Professor in British History at The Ohio State University. She is a social historian of the law who has published books and articles on the subjects of marital violence, divorce, suicide, abortion, anti-clericalism, and medical malpractice. Her most recent book is Forensic Medicine and Death Investigation in Later Medieval Europe (Routledge, 2015).

Kelly DeVries, Ph.D. (1987) in Medieval Studies, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, is Professor in History at Loyola College in Maryland. He is the author of Joan of Arc: A Military History (Sutton, 1999), The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066 (The Boydell Press, 1999), Infantry Warfare in the Early Fourteenth Century: Discipline, Tactics, and Technology (The Boydell Press, 1996), and Medieval Military Technology (Broadview Press, 1992), and numerous articles on medieval military history and military technology.

William Chester Jordan is Dayton-Stockton Professor of History at Princeton University, where he teaches medieval history. His books include From Servitude to Freedom: Manumission in the Sénonais in the Thirteenth Century (UPP, 1986); Women and Credit in Pre-Industrial and Developing Societies (UPP, 1993, Japanese translation 2004); The Great Famine: Northern Europe in the Early Fourteenth Century (PUP, 1996), the winner of the Haskins Medal of the Medieval Academy of America; Europe in the High Middle Ages (Penguin, 2001), and most recently Unceasing Strife, Unending Fear: Jacques de Thérines and the Freedom of the Church in the Age of the Last Capetians (PUP, 2005). Professor Jordan has also edited several encyclopedias for elementary school children, high school students, and scholars.

Cynthia Neville holds the George Munro Chair of History and Political Economy at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has published extensively on various aspects of the legal and social history of the Anglo-Scottish border lands in the period 1200-1500 and, more recently on the subject of Gaelic lordship in medieval Scotland. She is the author of numerous article-length studies of the impact of Anglo-Norman and European ideas on the culture of the Gaelic nobility of Scotland in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and also published a book on this topic, entitled Native Lordship in Medieval Scotland: The Earldoms of Strathearn and Lennox, c.1140-1365 (Four Courts Press, 2005). She is currently at work on a book that further examines aspects of the legal, social and cultural history of Scottish Gaeldom in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

Kathryn L. Reyerson, Ph.D. (1974) in Medieval Studies, Yale University, is Professor of History at the University of Minnesota. She has published extensively on medieval social and economic history, particularly of the French Mediterranean, including The Art of the Deal. Intermediaries of Trade in Medieval Montpellier (Brill, 2002) and Jacques Coeur. Entrepreneur and King's Bursar (Pearson Longman, 2004).

Editorial Board

Managing Editor
Douglas Biggs (University of Nebraska - Kearney)

Editors
Sara M. Butler (The Ohio State University)
Kelly DeVries (Loyola University Maryland)
William Chester Jordan (Princeton University)
Cynthia J. Neville (Dalhousie University)
Kathryn L. Reyerson (University of Minnesota)

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