The 13th century is a period of recorded history marked by the Julian calendar as taking place from the year 1200 to 1299. It is a part of the High Middle Ages. One of the historical highlights of this era include the Northern Crusades or Holy Crusades, a series of religiously-sanctioned military campaigns undertaken by the Catholic kings of Europe against the pagan peoples of Northern Europe throughout the 12th and 13th centuries.
In Fiction Edit
Forever Knight Edit
In the 1992-1996 television series Forever Knight, the main character Nick Knight, born Nicholas de Brabant, was born in the early 13th century in the Duchy of Brabant. At some time in the 1220s, he was sent away to the Near East to participate in the Crusades, but upon passing through France on his return journey home, he was seduced by Janette DuCharme, a vampire who introduced Nicholas to her progenitor LaCroix, who offered Nicholas the gift of immortality. LaCroix turned Nicholas into a vampire in the year 1228. 
TV shows that take place in the 13th century Edit
Characters who existed during the 13th century include: