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Medieval Music Videos from History for Music Lovers

History for Music Lovers is a group of teachers who make history-based music parodies, including these medieval hits! You can follow them on:




Thomas Aquinas (“Venus” by Bananarama)

Constantine (“Come On, Eileen” by Dexy’s Midnight Runners)

Charlemagne (“Call Me” by Blondie)

William the Conqueror (“Sexyback” by Justin Timberlake)

Black Death (“Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani)

Joan of Arc (“Seven Nation Army” by the White Stripes)

Beowulf (“99 Luftballons” by Nena)

The Borgias (“I Know What Boys Like” by the Waitresses)

Chinese Dynasties (“Vogue” by Madonna)

Leonardo da Vinci (“Dear Prudence” as performed by Siouxsie and the Banshees)

The Crusades (“Eyes Without a Face” by Billy Idol)

The Vikings (“Personal Jesus” by Depeche Mode)

I’m a Knight (“Friday Night” by Lily Allen)

Eleanor of Aquitaine (“Happy Ever After” by Julia Fordham)

King Arthur (“Nature Boy” by Eden Ahbez)

Empress Theodora (“Norwegian Wood” by the Beatles)

Illuminated Manuscripts (“Nowhere Man” by the Beatles)

Attila the Hun (“Here Comes the Rain Again” by Eurythmics)

Battle of Agincourt (“As Tears Go By” by Marianne Faithful)

Gutenberg (“Sunday Girl” by Blondie)

The Divine Comedy (“Rapture” by Blondie)

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