The medieval period is often regarded for the kind of stories that it brought forward and how love played a central theme in them. While these stories are descriptive and move across several genres, the genre of romance stands to be quite essential and unique. As a result, today, we are going to explore some of the best medieval romance stories and learn all about the same. Hence, go ahead and read them all out one-by-one.
1. Uncommon Vows (Bride Trilogy *0.5) (Mary Jo Putney)
Lady Meriel de Vere is a Norman noblewoman during the Anarchy. Despite that, she moves ahead to tell Adrian that she’s a Welsh commoner. As the two get locked up in his castle, they tend to engage in a battle of wills where Meriel loses her memory. Due to that, Adrian has to decide how honourable he’s feeling and process everything accurately. As the story ventures ahead. It mixes various elements and enhances the genre of romance. So if you haven’t read this story, then it’s high time that you do the right thing.
2. Katherine (Anya Seton)
The Duke of Lancaster, John of Gaunt, was the younger son of the 14th century King Edward Ⅲ. Although John was married three times, he only discovered true love when he met his last wife, Katherine Swynford. She was persisted as his mistress through his second marriage and was also at the centre of his life for more than a decade. The heart-shattering romance takes centre stage as the story tends to change things forever. As a result, Katherine stands to be an ideal example of Medieval romance.
3. The Lion and The Crow (Eli Easton)
Thanks to his beauty and smartness, Sir Christain Brandon earns the nickname the Crow. On the other hand, Sir William Corbett is widely known as the Lion. So when William is forced to include Christian’s help in rescuing his sister from her abusive husband, he comes to realise that he cannot cover his desires for her. With the setting being the 14th century, the story kicks off and helps everyone get used to a different kind of romance. Due to that, going ahead to read The Lion and the Crow sounds like a great idea.
4. Flame in The Mist (Flame in The Mist *1) (Renee Ahdieh)
Although Mariko is as skilled as her twin brother Kenshin, she understands that she is destined for nothing other than marriage. But that does not hold her back to exact revenge soon after the rivals; the Black Clan attacked her convoy. So she disguises herself as a boy and moves forward to understand the sweet taste of revenge.