Finding Æthelflæd in Leicester

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. Leicester Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians played a significant role in the history...

Finding Æthelflæd in Shrewsbury

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. SHREWSBURY, the “fort in the scrub’ There is uncertainty over the date...

Finding Æthelflæd in Warwick

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. WARWICK In 914 Æthelflæd fortified the existing village of Wæringwic located on a...

Finding Æthelflæd in Derby

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. DERBY – a significant but costly victory Derby was one of the Five Boroughs of the...

Finding Æthelflæd in Worcester

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 WORCESTER Worcester was a key borough reinforced by King...

Finding Æthelflæd in Chester

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. CHESTER – the burh that Æthelflæd defended with bees against a Viking attack...