BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review was founded in 1877 and is the leading academic journal for the history of the Netherlands, Belgium and their global presence. It publishes research and review articles which explore broad and important issues in the history of the Low Countries, and seeks to do so in a wider comparative context. In creating discussion fora, online and in print, and in publishing book reviews, the journal aims to enliven historical debate among both professional historians and a wider interested public. Rigorously peer-reviewed, BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review seeks to present the best historical scholarship of both young and more established scholars. The journal accommodates all historical subdisciplines and covers every period of history since the Middle Ages. It accepts contributions in Dutch and English.