Historical Eras

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Early Middle Ages

300 - 900

Viking Age (Scandinavia)

793 - 1066

High Middle Ages/Feudalism

1000 - 1300

Pillars of the Earth (1120)
Lion in Winter (1183)
Robin Hood (1199)
Braveheart (1280)

Renaissance

1300 - 1599

Ever After (1516)
Lady Jane (1552)
Dangerous Beauty (1583)
Shakespeare in Love (1594)

Late Middle Ages

1300 - 1500

A Knight’s Tale (1357)
Joan of Arc (1420)
The Advocate (1452)
The Borgias (1492)

Tudor (UK)

1485 - 1603

The Tudors (1518)
The Other Boleyn Girl

Elizabethan (UK)

1558 - 1603

Baroque

1600 - 1750

The Three Musketeers (1625)
The Devil’s Whore (1642)
Man in the Iron Mask (1662)
Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665)
Scarlet Letter (1666)
Vatel (1671)
The Libertine (1675)

Jacobean (UK)

1603 - 1625

Petrine (Russia)

1689 - 1725

Georgian (UK)

1714 - 1830

The Duchess (1774)
Tale of Two Cities
Une vielle maîtress/The Last Mistress (1830)

Rococo/Late Baroque

1725 - 1780

Casanova (1730 - 1753)
Marie Antoinette (1769)
Dangerous Liaisons (1782)
Valmont (1782)
Quills (1793)
Becoming Jane (1795)

Napoleonic

1799 - 1815

Sleepy Hollow (1799)
Vanity Fair (1802 - 1805)
Tale of Two Cities
Interview with the Vampire (part)

Regency

1811 - 1820

Pride & Prejudice (could also be Napoleonic)
Emma (1815)
Bright Star
Sharpe

Victorian

1837 - 1901

Jane Eyre (1829)
North & South (1851)
Fingersmith (1862)
Moulin Rouge
Sweeney Todd
Swept from the Sea
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
The Four Feathers
Phantom of the Opera
The Prestige
The Secret Garden
Hysteria
Tipping the Velvet

Edwardian

1901 - 1914

Downton Abbey (also WWI)
Titanic
Room with a View
A Dangerous Method
Nora
Angel
The House of Mirth
The Last Station
Wings of the Dove
My Fair Lady

WWI

1914 - 1918

Un long dimanche de fiançailles (A Very Long Engagement)
Legends of the Fall
The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Interwar

1918 - 1939

Christopher & His Kind (extends into WWII)
The King’s Speech
Anastasia
Some Like it Hot
Brideshead Revisited (extends into WWII)

WWII

1939 - 1945

Atonement
Captain America
La vie en rose
Hannibal Rising
Restless