Documentaries

History documentaries and related viewing for the medieval enthusiast.

Secrets of Britain’s Great Cathedrals (2019)

Dominating the landscape for centuries, ancient cathedrals and abbeys reflect Britain's turbulent history through their architectural grandeur. Secrets of Brita...[Read More]

The Normans – The Complete Epic Saga (2018)

The history of the Normans is a chronicle of the roots of modern society, religion and politics. This landmark three-part series presents the epic story of the ...[Read More]

The Sultan and the Saint – The Crusades (2016)

Two men of faith, one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a s...[Read More]

Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient & Medieval Worlds (2015)

Time and again, moments shape history. We often examine history from a distant vantage, zooming in on a few kings and battles. But history is made up of individ...[Read More]

1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2015)

In the year 1066, England changed forever. . Now, this epic, roller-coaster adventure of invasion, resistance and war tells the stor y from the ground up - from...[Read More]

In Search Of The Dark Ages (2015)

Historian Michael Wood presents this BBC series about the Dark Ages. Originally aired in 1981, the series gives the audience an insight into the period known as...[Read More]

Medieval Dead (2014)

Delve into the past as the Medieval Dead give up their secrets. Engaging accounts and background given by leaders in their field as well as reenactments help to...[Read More]

Going Medieval (2014)

Historian and weapons expert Mike Loades takes us on a high-energy, action filled, fact-rich rampage through the medieval world. Along the way, Mike separates m...[Read More]

Medieval Fight Book (2012)

Violent, secretive, and packed full of knowledge, Medieval Fight Book uncovers the real story of Europe in the Middle Ages. Using historical recreations, amazin...[Read More]

NOVA: Building the Great Cathedrals (2010)

Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistr...[Read More]

Celts: The Complete Epic Saga (2010)

For the first time, the story of The Celts is presented in this six- episode set as told by The Celts themselves. The Celts were the first European people north...[Read More]

German Medieval Martial Arts: The Poleaxe (2010)

The medieval knight was a well-trained fighting man, expert in the use of many weapons. One of his premiere weapons was the poleaxe, which combined aspects of a...[Read More]

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