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...

The Coronation of the King

Which part of the Coronation ceremony on May 6th is required by law? This month’s Coronation of King Charles has its origin in the crowning of Anglo-Saxon kings over 1000 years ago. Following the conversion of the Saxons to Christianity, the church played an...