HFM 028 | The Most Powerful Women in the Middle Ages, Part 1: Lady Aethelflaed of the Mercians (872-918): The Real-Life Eowyn of Rohan and Viking Slayer

August 12, 2013


Eowyn of Rohan from the “Lord of the Rings” is based on a real person, but she was far more fericious! Learn about Lady Aethelflaed, ruler of England in the 900s and slayer of Vikings. This is the first in a three-part series on the most powerful women in the Middle Ages.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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