Originally Posted by drofgnal
I'm currently reading Sharon Kay Penman's 'When Christ and the Saints Slept'. Follows the tumultuous times of life in England after Henry I with Stephen and Maude fighting over the throne. A pretty good read. There are more in the series after this one that I'll be exploring.
This is the same time period that Ellis Peters's "Brother Cadfael" mysteries are set in, which are also well worth reading. Unfortunately they don't appear to be legally available as eBooks.