Andrew W. Lewis

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Andrew W. Lewis
Born Andrew Wells Lewis
(1943-09-05)September 5, 1943
Savannah, Georgia
Died October 24, 2017 (2017-10-25) (aged 74)
Springfield, Missouri
Residence Springfield, Missouri
Alma mater Dartmouth College
University of Chicago
Harvard University
Occupation Professor of History
Years active 1973–present
Employer Missouri State University
Known for Research in medieval Europe and the Renaissance
Notable work Royal Succession in Capetian France: Studies on Familial Order and the State (1981)
Awards MacArthur Fellowship, (1984)
John Nicholas Brown Prize, best first book in any area of medieval studies, Medieval Academy of America, (1985)

Andrew W. Lewis (5 September 1943 - 24 October 2017[1]), was an American historian and professor at Missouri State University. His special areas of interest are medieval Europe and the Renaissance.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Session 8: Autour du livre d'Andrew Lewis, Le Sang royal. La famille capétienne et l'Etat, France, Xe-XIVe siècles/ Royal Succession in Capetian France: Studies on Familial Order and the State, 1981
  • MacArthur Fellows Program,[3] 1984.
  • John Nicholas Brown Prize,[4] 1985.
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 1984-1989.
  • International Medieval Society Annual Symposium, June 2008.


  • "Anticipatory Association of the Heir in Early Capetian France" The American Historical Review 83.4 (October 1978:906-927)
  • "The Capetian apanages and the nature of the French kingdom ", Journal of Medieval History, Volume 2, Issue 2, June 1976, Pages 119-134
  • Royal succession in Capetian France: studies on familial order and the state, Harvard University Press, 1981, ISBN 978-0-674-77985-3
  • "The Birth and Childhood of King John: Some Revisions," Eleanor of Aquitaine; Lord and Lady, Edited Bonnie Wheeler, John C. Parsons, Palgrave Macmillan, January 2003, ISBN 0-312-29582-0


  1. ^ "Obituary for Andrew Lewis - Springfield, MO". Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-10. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 

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