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Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Aethelflaed is an accessible, authoritative, and enlightening introduction to the most influential woman that English history forgot. Today, few remember Aethelflaed, The daughter, sister and aunt of great kings, she was a ruler as remarkable as any of them. She planted cities, sponsored learning, and defeated the enemies of her people. It was on the foundations laid by her that a new kingdom would come to be built: a kingdom that lasts to this day. This book puts a spotlight on this formidable leader, pulling her out of the shadowy history of the dark ages. England owes much her her founding mother.