Series about the Middle Ages

Series about the Middle Ages
List of the best series about the Middle Ages, selected by visitors to our site: Knightfall, Vikings, Vinland Saga, Godunov, The Borgias, Cathedral of the Sea, Castlevania, Disenchantment, The Letter for the King, Camelot.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Knightfall (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Go deep into the clandestine world of the legendary brotherhood of warrior monks known as The Knights Templar.

Vikings (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
CharactersKings, Vikings, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventures, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, For men, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

Vinland Saga (2019)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genreaction, adventure, cartoon, history, anime
CharactersVikings, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventures, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield enhancing his skills in his adventure to redeem his most-desired revenge after his father was murdered.

Godunov (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, history
PlotRelationship, Politics
TimeMiddle Ages

The TV show is about the Godunov family, which covers the period from the reign of Ivan the Terrible to the accession of Mikhail Romanov to the throne.

The Borgias (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
PlotPolitics, Religion, Intrigue, Family life
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDark, Fascinating

Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.

Cathedral of the Sea (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, history
TimeMiddle Ages

In the 14th century, Barcelona is experiencing one of its most prosperous moments. The city has grown to La Ribera, a fishing district in which the largest Marian temple ever known is built: Santa María del Mar. But the construction runs parallel to Arnau Estanyol, a serf of the land who, fleeing the abuses of The feudal lords of the countryside take refuge in Barcelona.

Castlevania (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, cartoon
CharactersVampire, Demons
PlotLove, betrayal, Death, Viruses, Computer games
TimeMiddle Ages

A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.

Disenchantment (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CharactersKings, Demons, Elves, Princesses
PlotAdventures, Fate
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleNetflix, Easy, Fascinating

Set in a ruined medieval city called Dreamland, Disenchantment follows the grubby adventures of a hard-drinking princess, her feisty elf companion and her personal demon.

The Letter for the King (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Adventures
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Easy

A young boy holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands when he embarks on a quest to deliver a secret message in this sweeping fantasy series.

Camelot (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, drama, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom, Canada
CharactersKings, Heroes, Wizards
PlotLove triangle, Deception
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Camelot is a historical-fantasy-drama television series based on the Arthurian legend, was produced by Graham King, Morgan O'Sullivan and Michael Hirst.

The Last Kingdom (2015)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKings, Vikings, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Revenge
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, By books, Fascinating

A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.

The Outpost (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
PlotRevenge, Magic, Travel
PlaceSmall towns
TimeMiddle Ages

Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her goals.

The Golden Horde. Золотая Орда (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
TimeMiddle Ages

Golden Horde - Russian historical TV show.

Robin Hood (2006)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKings, Heroes, Warriors
PlaceEngland, Forest
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleRomantic, Spectacular

Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of legendary English folk hero Robin Hood, the programme started on 7 October 2006. Series two commenced broadcasting on 6 October 2007 with the final two episodes on 29 December 2007. Series three began airing on 28 March 2009 for a thirteen episode run. The series was axed by the BBC after series three following the departure of multiple characters, including lead actor Jonas Armstrong.

Marco Polo (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, history
PlotMartial Arts, Adventures, Power, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Based on real events

An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will be his greatest challenge yet, even as he becomes a trusted companion to the Khan in his violent quest to become the Emperor of the World.

Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
PlotTravel, Revenge, Time travel, Adventures, Fate
PlaceSpace, Space
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.

DOTA: Dragon's Blood (2021)
CharactersDragons, Demons, Elves, Knights
PlotAdventures, Magic, Computer games
PlaceFairy-tale worlds

After encounters with a dragon and a princess on her own mission, a Dragon Knight becomes embroiled in events larger than he could have ever imagined.

Strike Back (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHackers, Military, Heroes, Terrorists, Soldier

The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.

Halo: Nightfall (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, family, detective, military
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Investigation

Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra.

Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryWest Germany
CharactersMilitary, Submariners
PlotWar, Survival, Second world war, Intrigue
StyleSpectacular, Action

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.