476–1500: Medieval
Henry III (1216-1272)
Edward I (1272-1307)
Edward III (1327-1377)
Henry VI (1421-1461)
Edward IV (1461-1483) 
Maureen Ash
  • Bascot de Marins: Templar Knight recovering from imprisonment in the holy lands, in the early 1200s, in England

Simon Beaufort (Susanna Gregory with Beau Riffenburgh)
  • Sir Geoffrey Mappestone: knight during the time of the Crusades

Nancy Bilyeau
  • Joanna Stafford: young aristocratic nun in 1530s England

J.M.C. Blair
  • Merlin: scholar, doctor, and advisor to King Arthur of legendary medieval Britain, in the Merlin Investigations

Alys Clare
  • Abbess Helewise: and Sir Josse d’Acquin, a French knight, at the Hawkenly Abbey in England during the 12th century
  • Lassair: 14-year-old girl with special gifts training to be a healer in a Fenland village, in 11th century England

Cassandra Clark
  • Hildegard: wealthy recent widow who becomes an abbess in late 14th century York, England, in the Abbess of Meaux mysteries

Sara Conway
  • Lord Godwin: bailiff in Hexham, in 13th century England
Mary Devlin
  • Geoffrey Chaucer: poet and detective in the late 1300s, in England

Paul (P.C.) Doherty
  • Brother Athelstan: Dominican monk, and John Cranston, a coroner, in 14th century London, England
  • Nicholas Chirke: young lawyer in medieval England, in the Canterbury Tales mysteries
  • Hugh Corbett: spy for King Edward I in England
  • Mathilde of Westminster: physician and former lady-in-waiting, in the court of Edward II, in 14th century, London, England

Ruth Downie
  • Gaius Petreius Ruso: recently divorced Roman army physician, in 2nd century Roman Britain

Ariana Franklin
  • Adelia: (Vesuvia Adelia Rachel Ortese Aguilar of Salerno), a coroner working for King Henry II in 12th century England

Margaret Frazer
  • Dame Frevisse: medieval nun in Oxfordshire, England
  • Joliffe: leader of traveling players in 15th century England

Barbara Reichmuth Geisler
  • Dame Averilla: infirmaress at the Benedictine abbey near Shaftesbury in 12th century Norman England

Roberta Gellis
  • Magdalene la Batarde: whorehouse madame in 12th-century London, England

Alan Gordon
  • Various jesters in the Fools Guild: in 1204 in the Medieval Mystery series

Susanna Gregory
  • Matthew Bartholomew: brother and forensic sleuth in the 14th century Cambridge, England

Tom Harper (Edwin Thomas)
  • Demetrios Askiates: former bounty hunter and bodyguard, in service to the Byzantine Emperor in late 11th century Constantinople, in the First Crusade trilogy

Robert Harris
  • Marcus Cicero: in a political thriller trilogy set in Republican Rome

Michael Jecks
  • Simon Puttock: medieval West County bailiff, and Sir Baldwin Furnshill, ex-Templar Knight, in Devon, England

Martin Jensen
  • King’s Hounds: Winston, a manuscript illuminator, and Halfdan, a half-Dane, half-Saxon, working for King Canute in 11th century Oxford, England
Bernard Knight
  • Sir John de Wolfe: the crowner (coroner), in 12th century Devon, England, in the Crowner John series

Edward Marston
  • Ralph Delchard: a soldier and Gervase Bret, a lawyer, in 11th century England, in the Domesday Series

Susan McDuffie
  • Muirteach: scribe and former monk, in 1370s Scotland

Medieval Murderers
  • Medieval Mysteries by Bernard Knight, Michael Jecks, Susanna Gregory, Philip Gooden, Ian Morson, Simon Beaufort, and C.J. Sansom

Philippa Morgan (Philip Gooden)
  • Geoffrey Chaucer: acting as an agent for Edward III in the late 1300s in England and on the continent

Ian Morson
  • William Falconer: 13th century university regent master in Oxford, England
  • Niccolò Zuliani: Venetian businessman turned bodyguard at the court of Kubilai Khan in 1262

Sharan Newman
  • Catherine LeVendeur: novice and scholar in 12th century France
I.J. Parker
  • Sugawara no Akitada: sleuth in 11th century Japan

Sharon Kay Penman
  • Justin de Quincy: bastard son of a bishop in 12th century England

Ellis Peters
  • Brother Cadfael: 12th century monk and herbalist in Shrewsbury, England

Mary Reed and Eric Mayer
  • John the Eunuch: Lord Chamberlain to the Emperor Justinian in Constantinople in 537

Candace M. Robb
  • Owen Archer: medieval spy for the Archbishop, in Wales
  • Dame Margaret Kerr: in 13th century Scotland

Caroline Roe
  • Isaac: blind physician, and Bishop Berenguer, in 1350s Girona, Spain

Robert Ross and Martin Woodhouse
  • Leonardo da Vinci: the James Bond of the Renaissance

Priscilla Royal
  • Eleanor, Prioress of Tyndal: in 11th century East Anglia, England

Simon Scarrow
  • Quintus Licinius Cato, a former imperial slave, and centurion Lucius Cornelius Macro, Roman soldiers starting under Claudius, in an action, historical, intrigue series

Kate Sedley
  • Roger the Chapman: a medieval chapman (peddler) in England

Mel Starr
  • Hugh de Singleton: surgeon in Bampton, near Oxford, during the reign of Edward III, in 14th century England

Diane A.S. Stuckart
  • Dino (Delfina in disguise as a boy), an apprentice to Leonardo da Vinci, court engineer to the Duke of Milan in 1480s Milan, Italy

S.D. Sykes
  • Oswald de Lacy, the young Lord of Somerhill Manor, during the Black Plague in mid-14th century Kent, England

Peter Tremayne
  • Sister Fidelma: 7th century Celtic sister and legal advocate in Kildare, Ireland

Robert Van Gulik
  • Judge Dee: magistrate in China during the Tang Dynasty (600s)

Jeri Westerson
  • Crispin Guest: disgraced knight reduced to living by his wits on the mean streets of 1384 London, England

Joan Wolf
  • 12th century Norman England

Ann Woodward
  • Lady Aoi: lady-in-waiting, trained in Chinese healing arts, in the late Heian period (1020s), at the Imperial Palace, Kyoto, Japan

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