Medieval Times Videos

When knights and castles served kings and queens, a feudal system employed peasants and vassals. Uneducated people used art to learn stories they could not read for themselves. This collection is about life in the Middle Ages.

This brilliant animation of the Bayeux Tapestry is by David Newton.

In this scene from Kenneth Branagh's version of Henry V, released in 1989, we see the English king and his men assessing both French and English losse...

Henry VIII had a troubled marital history which impacted his country and his children.

Knights jousting, on magnificent horses, was a hugely popular sport during the middle ages.

What was life like at the time of the real Dracula, a man known as Vlad Dracula (or, Vlad Tepes)? He lived during the time of great Ottoman conquests,...

In the 12th century, the King of England was vexed by Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Joan of Arc is condemned to death on May 30, 1431. Critics raved about this 1928 silent-film interpreting Joan of Arc, starring Maria Falconetti.

Richard I, King of England, decides to participate in the Third Crusade. His eventful journey takes him to Jerusalem.

Richard I, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, reigned in Britain between 1188-1198.

Because English ships could not easily penetrate the Spanish crescent formation, the Brits had to use different tactics to attack the Armada.

As Britain's ships are stuck in Plymouth Harbor, awaiting a turn of the tide and wind direction, Spanish ships pass by. They have been ordered, by the...

It is the 29th of July, 1588, and a huge fleet of ships - known as the Spanish Armada - approaches the English Channel. The future of Britain hangs in...

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