Princess Dances of the Middle Ages

Princess Dances of the Middle Ages

Why were the middle ages called the dark ages? Because it had more knights.
The middle ages are full of princesses. From the end of antiquity into the beginning of the Renaissance era princesses danced. Learn all about the historically accurate dances for each fabled princes in the middle ages.

Middle Ages Cèilidh and Circle princess dances

  • Merida from Brave How to Cèilidh Dance Strip the Willow or Drops of Brandy  (900-1066?AD) – Learn More
    Merida , Scottish King Fergus, and Queen Elinor
  • Dwarf How to Dance Viking Fire Dance (793-1066)  –Learn More
    LOTR Dwarf family
  • Princess Eilonwy  from the Black Cauldron How to Dance the Washerwoman BranleLearn More
    black cauldren witch Orwen Fflewddur Eilonwy taran
  • Robin Hood and Maid Marion improved Bransle de original Toss a Wench Carol Dance  – Learn More
    Robin Hood and Maid Marion Disney
  • Robin Hood How to toss the Duchess  simpler version with no kicks (1184 AD) – Learn More

    Bransle de l’Official, “Toss-a-Wench”, or “Toss the Duchess” with Robin Hood

    Bransle de l’Official, “Toss-a-Wench”, or “Toss the Duchess” with Robin Hood


  • Robin Hood How to dance the Horses Branle – Learn More
    Horse's Branle Robin hood maid marion promenade
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame Maltese or Turkish Brawl dance how to (1482) (coming soon)

Middle Ages Court Dances

  • Elf Princess Arwin of Rivendell  How to Dance
    La Dame Basse Dance (1320)  – Learn More
    Arwin and Elrond Dunafon Castle
  • Princess Guinevere and King Arthur How to Dance the Saltarello
    (about 400 AD, Arthur legends were re-told between 11th -15th centuries, and the saltarello dates back to 1365) – Learn More
    Saltarello kicks
  • Sleeping Beauty How to Dance Greensleeves Medieval Court dance
    (1300-1400 AD)- Learn More
    Briar Rose sleeping beauty
  • Maleficent How to Dance Greensleeves Medieval Country Dance
    (1300-1400 AD) – Learn More
    Maleficent dancing Greenslseeves

Directory for all the Historically Accurate Princess Dances

  • Antiquity Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances –
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  • Middle Ages Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances –
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  • Renissance Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances –
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  • Baroque Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances –
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  • Romantic and Regency Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances –
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  • Victorian Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances-
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  • Edwardian Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances-
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  • Prohibition Era Historically Accurate Princess Dances-
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