Top 10 historical series to watch on Netflix in 2022

Top 10 historical series to watch on Netflix in 2022

January will be a great season for history lovers on Netflix, it will be a good chance to watch the old series and to catch up with the latest seasons of the once that still streaming before the new seasons show up.

The best historical dramas are available now with the press of a few buttons, We’ve got you covered with a list of the best historical dramas currently streaming. So grab a bucket of Pop Corn and a can of soda and let’s start watching.

Here’s a list of the top 10 historical series to watch on Netflix in 2022.

1. Ripper Street

The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper, it is a drama mystery set in the wake of Jack the Ripper’s reign of terror in London in 1888.

This 2012 series follows the members of H Division, a special task force trying their best to maintain order in a chaotic city rife with paranoia and the rumblings of a seedy underground criminal network.

2. The Crown Season 4

Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. Season 4  brings the series into the 1980s, which means Britain’s sweetheart  Lady Diana played by  (Emma Corrin) and Margaret Thatcher played by (Gillian Anderson) will show up.

3. Alias Grace

In 19th-century Canada, a psychiatrist weighs whether a murderess should be pardoned due to insanity, Based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name, this Canadian limited series centers on Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon), an Irish immigrant and domestic servant accused of murdering her boss and his housekeeper.

4. Cable Girls

Set in the 1920s, this is the story of four women from different backgrounds newly hired as operators for a phone company, feminism and progress intersect in this Spanish-language drama set just before the financial crisis of 1929. The show will leave you feeling every bit empowered and also longing for the vintage style.

5. Marco Polo

In a world full of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue, and rivalry, “Marco Polo” is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court in 13th century Mongolia. It also takes you out on the open seas where the explorer finds adventure and, of course, plenty of danger.

6. Reign

Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court. The CW took many liberties with the story, most notably the costumes which included off-the-rack pieces from designers like Alexander McQueen.

the series turned Mary and Francis’ engagement and eventual marriage into an epic tale of romance and tragedy and kept you eager to dangerous liaisons and supernatural mysteries within the confines of a gorgeous castle.

7. Call the Midwife

Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late-1950s to late-1960s.Probably this is the most modern series on this list.

this acclaimed BBC show follows Jenny (Jessica Raine), a midwife who is surprised to find herself assigned to a convent in London during the 1950s instead of the private hospital she was expecting, surrounded by nuns, she soon develops close friendships with the other nurses as their lives intersect with the women and families that they treat.

8. Barbarians

Torn between the mighty empire that raised him and his own tribal people, a Roman officer’s conflicted allegiances lead to an epic historical clash.

9. Kingdom

While strange rumors about their ill King grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land. This South Korean drama is set around 1592, a king falls ill and sparks a plague that finds people rising from the dead. With the disease starting to spread, it’s up to Crown Prince Lee Chang played by (Ju Ji-Hoon ) to not only protect his father’s deadly secret but also find a way to keep the plague from advancing toward the capital while thwarting a coup against his family.

10. Vikings

Vikings transport us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore – and raid – the distant shores across the ocean.

 Ragnar’s elder son Bjorn Ironside has ambitions for the Kingdom of Kattegat, he dreams of peace and prosperity, but the fates have a different plan for the new King. A threat is looming, an enemy is resurgent–so much more ruthless than the rest. Lagertha too has dreams, to bury her sword and returning to the simple life. But as enemy forces gather, Bjorn and Lagertha will rise to the challenge, because they are Viking heroes and can never surrender.

Hope you enjoy it.