Boydell & Brewer

Boydell & Brewer
Status Active
Founded 1978
Founder Richard Barber & Derek Brewer
Country of origin England
Headquarters location Suffolk
Nonfiction topics African Studies, German Literature, German Culture, Hispanic Studies, Medical Science, Medieval History, Medieval Literature, Music
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Boydell & Brewer is an academic press based in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England that specializes in publishing historical and critical works. In addition to British and general history, the company publishes three series devoted to studies, editions, and translations of material related to the Arthurian legend. There are also series that publish studies in medieval German and French literature, Spanish theatre, early English texts, in other subjects. Depending on the subject, its books are assigned to one of several imprints in Woodbridge, Cambridge (UK), Rochester, NY. Imprints include Boydell & Brewer, D.S. Brewer, Camden House, Tamesis, and others. Rochester, NY, is also its principal North American office.

The company was co-founded by historians Richard Barber and Derek Brewer in 1978, merging the two companies Boydell Press and D.S. Brewer which they had respectively founded.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

In addition to the company's four primary imprints and partners, Camden House, University of Rochester Press, James Currey, and Tamesis, Boydell & Brewer publish and distribute for the Victoria County History, the Royal Historical Society, the London Record Society and the Scottish Text Society[7] as well as several other societies.


  1. Boydell & Brewer, About Us
  2. Emmanuel College, "Derek Brewer"
  3. The Guardian, "Obituary of Derek Brewer", November 17, 2008
  4. The Independent, "Professor Derek Brewer", November 4, 2008
  5. The Telegraph, "Professor Derek Brewer", November 2, 2008
  6. Good Reads, "Richard Barber", April 13, 2011
  7. Scottish Text Society

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