Middle Ages


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Pilgrims

4. Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones: Pilgrims

Griff retraces the medieval pilgrimage route from Holywell to St Davids.

Too Much, Too Young: Children of the Middle Ages

Too Much, Too Young: Children of the Middle Ages

Medievalist Dr Stephen Baxter looks at the Middle Ages through the eyes of children.

Age of Worship

2. Seven Ages of Britain: Age of Worship

Britain's art from the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170 to the death of Richard II in 1400.

Christina: A Medieval Life

Christina: A Medieval Life

Michael Wood traces the story of a real-life peasant of 14th-century Hertfordshire.

Episode 3

3. Brick by Brick: Rebuilding Our Past: Episode 3

Reconstructing a mysterious medieval building in Wales, 30 years after it was dismantled.

The Middle Ages

2. Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in...: The Middle Ages

Documentary looking at the clash between luxury and Christianity in medieval Europe.

Reformation: Chaos and Creation

4. Churches: How to Read Them: Reformation: Chaos and Creation

How the medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary fuelled the anger of the Reformation.

The Victorians and After

6. Churches: How to Read Them: The Victorians and After

How medieval imagery made a surprise return to Victorian places of worship.

Medieval Death

3. Churches: How to Read Them: Medieval Death

How churches were designed to give medieval people a way to 'escape' death.

Medieval Life

2. Churches: How to Read Them: Medieval Life

How and why parish churches played a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.

Belief

3. Inside the Medieval Mind: Belief

Robert Bartlett examines the way we thought during medieval times.

Knowledge

1. Inside the Medieval Mind: Knowledge

To our forebears in the Middle Ages, the world could appear mysterious and even enchanted.

Sex

2. Inside the Medieval Mind: Sex

Robert Bartlett unearths evidence of the complex passions of medieval men and women.