Gloucester – Æthelflæd’s Capital

FINDING ÆTHELFLÆD, Lady of the Mercians Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians may have been written out of history, but today we can find evidence of her life and achievements in many places. GLOUCESTER – ÆTHELFLÆD’S CAPITAL A good place to start is Gloucester, her...

Finding Æthelflæd in Tamworth

FINDING ÆTHELFLÆD, Lady of the Mercians Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians may have been written out of history, but today we can find evidence of her life and achievements in many places.   Finding Æthelflæd in Tamworth Tamworth was an ancient capital of Mercia...

Kingston: The ‘Coronation Stone’

FINDING ÆTHELFLÆD, Lady of the Mercians Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians may have been written out of history, but today we can find evidence of her life and achievements in many places.   Kingston: the ‘Coronation Stone’. My new book, King Alfred’s Daughter,...

Finding Æthelflæd

FINDING ÆTHELFLÆD, KING ALFRED’S DAUGHTER Who was Æthelflæd? Historians today acknowledge that the heroine of my historical novel, King Alfred’s Daughter, was one of the most influential leaders of the Anglo-Saxon era. Yet she was almost written out of the...