Aethelflaed – First Lady of Mercia, warrior Queen, mother, skilled politician, city planner and a women without whom we possibly would not have an England as we know it.
History has been written largely by men and whilst most famous among her contemporaries her fame did not survive her. Claimed by some historians to be the second most significant female figure in English history, and someone who should be a feminist icon.
It is time to set matters straight – Aethelflaed Rises! Will you join the journey?