Premio del Rey Recipients

The Premio del Rey was established in 1990 by a generous gift from Rev. Robert I. Burns, SJ. It is to be awarded biennially for the best book written on the medieval periods in Spain’s history and culture, 500–1516 CE.


Dr. Marie A. Kelleher, The Measure of Woman: Law and Female Identity in the Crown of Aragon (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press)


Dr. Debra G. Blumenthal, Enemies and Familiars: Slavery and Mastery in Fifteenth-Century Valencia (Cornell Univ. Press)


Dr. Katrin Kogman-Appel, Illuminated Haggadot from Medieval Spain: Biblical Imagery and the Passover Holiday (Penn State Univ. Press)


Dr. Brian A. Catlos, The Victors and the Vanquished: Christians and Muslims of Catalonia and Aragon, 1050-1300 (Cambridge Univ. Press)


Dr. Jeffrey A. Bowman, Shifting Landmarks: Property, Proof, and Dispute in Catalonia around the Year 1000 (Cornell Univ. Press)


Dr. Adam J. Kosto, Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia: Power, Order, and the Written Word, 1000-1200 (Cambridge Univ. Press)


Dr. Bernard Francis Reilly, The Kingdom of León-Castilla under King Alfonso VII, 1126-57 (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press)


Dr. Simon Barton, The Aristocracy in 12th-Century León and Castile (Cambridge Univ. Press)


Dr. David Nirenberg, Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages (Princeton Univ. Press)


Dr. Teofilo F. Ruiz, Crisis and Continuity: Land and Town in Late Medieval Castile (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press)


Dr. Paul Harris Freedman, The Origins of Peasant Servitude in Medieval Catalonia (Cambridge Univ. Press)


Dr. Bernard Francis Reilly, The Kingdom of Leon-Castilla under King Alfonso VI, 1065-1109 (Princeton Univ. Press)