Francis Young is a member of the Society of Indexers and an experienced professional indexer, translator and palaeographer. He specialises in indexing academic books in the fields of History, Theology, Classics and Philosophy.
Francis Young routinely compiles indexes for numerous major academic and trade presses including Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Brill, Brepols, Routledge, Boydell & Brewer, Palgrave MacMillan, Bloomsbury Academic and Penguin.
Some books recently indexed by Francis Young:
- Shaun Blanchard and Stephen Bullivant (eds), Vatican II: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2023)
- Charlotte Gauthier (ed.), 900 Years of St Bartholomew the Great (Ad Illisum, 2022)
- Robin Norris, Rebecca Stephenson and Renée Trilling (eds), Feminist Approaches to Early Medieval English Studies (Amsterdam University Press, 2023)
- Anne L. Murphy, Virtuous Bankers: A Day in the Life of the Eighteenth-Century Bank of England (Princeton University Press, 2022)
- Anne O. Albert, Jewish Politics in Spinoza’s Amsterdam (Liverpool University Press, 2022)
- The Principles of Canon Law Common to the Churches of the Anglican Communion (The Anglican Consultative Council, 2022)
- Danielle Clarke, Sarah C. E. Ross and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Women’s Writing in England, 1540-1700 (Oxford University Press, 2022)
- Ben Clements and Stephen Bullivant, Catholics in Contemporary Britain: Faith, Society, Politics (Oxford University Press, 2022)
- Dimitri Gutas (ed.), Why Translate Science? Documents from Antiquity to the 16th Century in the Historical West (Bactria to the Atlantic) (Brill, 2022) in collaboration with Exter Indexing
- Rebecca S. Watson and Adrian W. Curtis (eds), Conversations on Canaanite and Biblical Themes (De Gruyter, 2022)
- Simon Young, The Boggart: Folklore, History, Placenames and Dialect (University of Exeter Press, 2021)
- Owen Davies and Ceri Houlbrook, Building Magic: Ritual and Re-enchantment in Post-Medieval Structures (Palgrave MacMillan, 2021)
- Hilary Marlow, Karla Pollmann and Ailsa Hunt (eds), Eschatology in Antiquity: Forms and Functions (Routledge, 2021)
- Louise Nugent, Journeys of Faith: Stories of Pilgrimage from Medieval Ireland (Columba Books, 2021)
- Kriston Rennie, The Destruction and Recovery of Monte Cassino, 529-1964 (Amsterdam University Press, 2021)
- Sahle, Esther, Quakers in the British Atlantic World, c. 1660-1800 (Boydell Press, 2021)
- W. François, V. Soen, A. Dupont, A. A. Robiglio (eds.), Authority Revisited: Towards Thomas More and Erasmus in 1516 (Brepols, 2020)
- Kathleen B. Neal, The Letters of Edward I: Political Communication in the Thirteenth Century (Boydell & Brewer, 2020)
- Rory MacLellan, Donations to the Knights Hospitaller in Britain and Ireland, 1291-1400 (Routledge, 2020)
- Seb Falk, The Light Ages: A Medieval Journey of Discovery (Penguin, 2020)
- A. Walsham, B. Wallace, C. Law and B. Cummings (eds), Memory and the English Reformation (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
Francis is also able to supply specialist indexes such as a Biblical reference index and an index locorum of Classical texts should a book require this. Francis’s indexing fees generally follow the recommendations of the Society of Indexers. Please contact Francis for more details.
Francis Young is a specialist translator of medieval and early modern Latin texts, and is available to translate both snippets of prose and poetry or longer texts such as legal documents and accounts. His translation commissions have included a verse translation for Salisbury Cathedral’s 800th anniversary in 2020 that was set to music as The Salisbury Anthem; translations of Latin graffiti found in East Anglian churches; and a translation of a medieval life of St Cnut of Denmark for Odense Museum.
Please contact Francis for more information about his translation work.
Francis Young is a specialist in reading medieval and early modern Latin manuscripts, and is able to provide transcriptions of manuscript texts (please note that, should you require a translation as well, this will be charged separately). Please contact Francis for more details.