Introduction to the 1961 Edition The Chronicle of Henry of Livonia Book One Book Two Book Three Book Four
The only English translation available of the most important first-hand account of the "Northern Crusades" in the Baltic states has finally been reprinted, with additional maps and a revised introduction by James A. Brundage. Henry's chronicle is the only surviving evidence for many episodes in the early stages of Christendom in the Eastern Baltic.
James A. Brundage is Ahmanson-Murphy Distinguished Professor of History emeritus at the University of Kansas. He is the author of numerous books on medieval history, including The Crusades, Medieval Canon Law, and Law, Sex, and Christian Society in Medieval Europe.