Why isn’t Æthelflæd more famous?

Why have her achievements been under-played for so long? Part of the reason is to be found in how the happenings of the time were documented. Æthelflæd’s life is an early example of how an alternative narrative of events can be spread through state-controlled media....

Why is Æthelflæd important?

Why is Æthelflæd, King Alfred’s daughter, such an exceptional Anglo-Saxon woman?  Women played significant roles in Anglo-Saxon society. Females had more power during Æthelflæd’s time than they would enjoy in the later medieval period after the Norman conquest....