History of the English Language, a short documentary films made by the British Council in 1943.

And a modern version by the Open University

Beowulf Reading in Old English (audio)

The British Library’s digitization of the sole surviving Beowulf manuscript

Seamus Heaney (famous Irish poet) reading his translation of Beowulf, Part 1

Seamus Heaney reading his translation of Beowulf, Part 2

The Animated Bayeux Tapestry depicting William the Conqueror’s invasion of England in 1066.

The Canterbury Tales Prologue in Middle English

Understanding iambic pentameter