Kelly DeVries

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Kelly DeVries
Born (1956-12-23) December 23, 1956 (age 64)
Provo, Utah
Nationality American
Subject Medieval warfare

Kelly DeVries (born December 23, 1956) is an American historian specializing in the warfare of the Middle Ages. He is often featured as an expert commentator on television documentaries. He is professor of history at Loyola University Maryland and Honorary Historical Consultant at the Royal Armouries, UK.



He received his PhD in Medieval studies in 1987 from the University of Toronto, Centre for Medieval Studies. [1]


DeVries with co-editor Michael Livingston was named as one of the recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for Military History for their book The Battle of Crécy: A Casebook. [2]

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