I thought it would be helpful to have a list of everything I’ve read/watched/subconsciously absorbed for history and literature all in one place, so here we are. The links take you to my blog post about the book. Books are italicised, movies are boldedand other forms of media are underlined.

Freshman Year:

  1.  Eagle of the Ninth, by Rosemary Sutcliff
  2. Beowulf, translated by Seamus Heaney
  3. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, translated by Simon Armitage
  4. Excerpts from Le Morte d’Arthur, by Sir Thomas Malory
  5. The Once and Future King, by T. H. White
  6. The Brendan Voyage, by Tim Severin
  7. Brendan, by Morgan Llywelyn
  8. The White Stag, by Kate Seredy
  9. The Trumpeter of Krakow, by Eric Kelly
  10. 1,001 Arabian Nights, by Geraldine McCaughrean
  11. Shadow Spinner, by Susan Fletcher
  12. A Single Shard, by Linda Sue Park
  13. Becoming Charlemagne, by Jeff Sypeck
  14. Ingri and Edgar D’aulaire’s Norse Myths
  15. Excerpts from Ivory Vikings, by Nancy Marie Brown
  16. The Far Traveler, by Nancy Marie Brown
  17. Vikings UnearthedNOVA documentary from PBS
  18. 1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry, by Andrew Bridgeford
  19. Macbeth, by William Shakespeare
  20. Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit, by Polly Schoyer
  21. The Lion in Winter, starring Katharine Hepburn and Peter O’Toole
  22. 1215: The Year of Magna Carta, by Danny Danziger and John Gillingham
  23. Catherine, Called Birdy, by Karen Cushman
  24. Robin Hood, by Paul Creswick
  25. Ivanhoe, by Sir Walter Scott
  26. I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade, by Diane L. Wilson
  27. Girl in a Cage, by Jane Yolen and Robert J. Harris

Sophomore Year:

  1. The Travels of Marco Polo, by Marco Polo
  2. The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri
  3. The Pied Piper of Hamelin, by Robert Browning
  4. Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  5. Chaucer’s Tale, by Paul Strohm
  6. A Companion to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, by Margaret Hallissy
  7. Bard of the Middle Ages: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Lecture series from The Modern Scholar by Professor Michael D. C. Drout
  8. The Hollow Crown (Shakespeare’s Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, & Richard III), starring Ben Whishaw, Jeremy Irons, Tom Hiddleston, and Benedict Cumberbatch
  9. Richard III, by William Shakespeare
  10. Doomsday Book, by Connie Willis
  11. The Utopia of Sir Thomas More, by Thomas More
  12. The Maid and the Queen, by Nancy Goldstone