Medieval People

The Middle Ages in Britain spanned from the 5th century to the 15th century, a period of significant political, social, and cultural change. Many people made significant contributions to British history during this time, including King Arthur, Alfred the Great, William the Conqueror, Edward I, Thomas Becket, and Geoffrey Chaucer.

These are just a few examples of the many important figures who shaped British history during the Middle Ages. Let’s explore how they lived and what they did to be remembered to this day. Here are they stories.

Dynasties of the Middle Ages

Trace the rise and fall of mighty dynasties that wielded power and influence across the medieval landscape. From the House of Wessex and the House of Normandy to the Plantagenets, follow the fortunes of these illustrious families as they navigated the tumultuous currents of medieval politics and warfare.

Kings and Queens of the Middle Ages

Delve into the regal history of the Middle Ages with our comprehensive guide to the monarchs who shaped the medieval world. From the legendary Charlemagne to the formidable Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, discover the triumphs, tragedies, and intrigues of royalty in this fascinating era.

Knights & Warriors of the Middle Ages

Step into the world of chivalry and honor with our exploration of medieval knights. Learn about the noble code of chivalry, the martial prowess of legendary figures like William Marshal, and the iconic armor and weaponry that defined knighthood in the Middle Ages.

Other Important Characters of the Middle Ages

Beyond kings and knights, the Middle Ages teemed with a diverse cast of characters, from scheming courtiers to devout monks and cunning merchants. Explore the colorful tapestry of medieval society, uncovering the stories of saints, troubadours, and everyday people who left their mark on history.

Books about Medieval Life