AETHELFLED THE WARRIOR QUEEN: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF AETHELFLAED, DAUGHTER OF ALFRED THE GREAT
296pp., 40 illus. 2017. Aethelflaed, eldest daughter of Alfred ‘the Great’, has gone down in history as an enigmatic and almost legendary figure. To the popular imagination, she is the archetypal warrior queen, a Medieval Boudicca, renowned for her heroic struggle against the Danes and independent rule of the Saxon Kingdom of Mercia.