The Medieval period is subdivided into the Early (c. 476-1000), the High (c. 1001-1300), and the Late (c. 1301–1500) Middle Ages.
Historical fiction novels set within this time-frame in Europe are labelled medieval.

Medieval Europe offers the historical backdrop of the grandeur of medieval royalty contrasted with the stark struggle for survival of the common folk. Medieval historical fiction features, among others, conflicts between Christianity and the remnants of paganism, the open warfare of the Crusades, the medieval Celts, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, the Wars of the Roses, the Vikings a

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Winter Siege
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The Sweet Surrender of Janet Buchanan (The MacGregors: Highland Heirs, #1.5)
Devil's Dominion


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    Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table
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    The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
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