These are just some of the things I have read.
Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer
The Faerie Queene, by Spencer
Masuccio Salernitano, Viola and her lovers, aanalogue of the Miller's Tale. (ok i dont know if this is brit lit but I wouldnt have been exposed to it w/o reading...
I've read all of Jane Austen's books. I also try to read other authors like the Bronte sisters & Doyle. It's hard to undertand them at first you have to get used to the language & vocabulary. but i love them, i love going back in time.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Hamlet by Shakespeare
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
Vanity Fair by Thackerey
Wives and Daughters by George Eliot
Middlemarch by George Eliot...