Publications

Journal Articles

‘Letters of the Law: Judicial Ephemera in the Church Courts of Fifteenth-Century England’, in Open Library of the Humanities Journal, Special Issue: Medieval Court Records, ed. Jamie Page and Frans Camphuijsen (2019) [Open Access]

‘The Tree and the Rod: Jurisdiction in Late-Medieval England’, Past & Present, 237 (November 2017), 13-51. [Download pdf]

‘Medieval Law and Materiality: Shipwreck, Finders, and Property on the Suffolk Coast, c. 1380-1410’, American Historical Review, 120:2 (April 2015), 406-432. [Download pdf]

 ‘The Preconstruction of Witness Testimony: Law and Social Discourse in England before the Reformation’, Law and History Review, 32:1 (February 2014), 127-147. [Download pdf]

Book chapters

‘The economics of shipwreck in late-medieval East Anglia’, in Custom and Commercialization in Rural England, c.1350-1750: Revisiting Postan and Tawney, ed. Alex Brown and James Bowen (Hertford: University of Hertfordshire Press, 2016). [Download pdf]

‘The Redistribution of Forest Law and Administration in the Later Middle Ages’, Fifteenth-Century XV, ed. Linda Clark (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2017), 93-108.

‘Legal History and The Material Turn’, in The Oxford Handbook for Legal Historical Research, ed. Chris Tomlins and Markus Dubber (Oxford: OUP, 2018), 497-514. [Download pdf]

‘News and Networks’, in A Cultural History of Media in the Middle Ages, ed. Carol Symes (forthcoming, Bloomsbury, 2019).

Book Reviews (selected)

Elizabeth Lambourn, (ed), Legal Encounters on the Medieval Globe. Series: The Medieval Globe (Kalamazoo and Bradford: ARC Humanities Press, 2017)
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Daniel Lord Smail, Legal Plunder: Households and Debt Collection in Late Medieval Europe (Harvard University Press, 2016),
for History, 102:350 (2017), 294-297.

Sebastian Sobecki, Unwritten Verities: The Making of England’s Vernacular Legal Culture, 1463-1549 (University of Notre Dame Press, 2015),
for Speculum, 91:2 (2016), 558-9.

Maryanne Kowaleski, John Langdon, and Phillipp R. Schofield (eds), Peasants and Lords in the Medieval English Economy: Essays in Honour of Bruce M. S. Campbell (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015).
for Agricultural History, 90:4 (2016).