Who was Æthelflæd? - Find out in this Introduction for Kids
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Æthelflæd has a name that is very difficult to type on a modern keyboard.
She was also the daughter of Alfred the Great.
The historian Tom Holland argues that Æthelflæd played a vital role in the founding of England. The Lady of Mercia ultimately led the kingdom; founding cities, encouraging learning and beating up Vikings.