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- Tags: The Animated Middle Ages
Robin Hood (1973)
In this animated classic, King Richard is away on Crusade and in his absence, rules his tyrannical brother John. Robin Hood steals from the rich to give to the poor and all while wooing his maiden fair.
The Secret of Kells (2009)
Brendan, a young boy, lives an uneventful life in a remote monastery until one day a famous illuminator shows up. Together with the help of Aisling, a forest spirit, they complete the most celebrated national treasure of Ireland, The Book of Kells.
Scottish princess Merida clashes with her mother when faced with the prospect of her impending betrothal. Merida employs the help of magic to defy her fate and preserve her freedom, learning the importance of legends along the way.
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
An animated Disney classic about King Arthur's (Wart's) childhood and the lessons he learns from Merlin the wizard.
Beowulf is such an old poem, and studied so extensively, that its importance as a work of art is often overshadowed by its historical facts. As a result, I imagine many people try to absorb Beowulf, believing it to be something it is not: for…