Æthelflæd: A Ladybird Expert Book

Æthelflæd: A Ladybird Expert Book

England’s Forgotten Founder

Summary

DISCOVER THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMAN THAT ENGLISH HISTORY FORGOT

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES.

- Who was Æthelflæd?
- What role did she play in the founding of England?
- How has her legacy lasted to this day?

DISCOVER the epic history of England's forgotten queen. Planting cities, sponsoring learning and defeating her people's enemies, Æthelflæd laid the foundations of a kingdom that lasts to this day.



Tom Holland's Æthelflæd puts a spotlight on this formidable leader, pulling her out of the shadowy history of the dark ages.

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  • A concise, appealing account from a leading name in the field
    History Revealed

About the author

Tom Holland

Tom Holland is the best-selling author of Rubicon, which won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, Persian Fire, Millennium, In the Shadow of the Sword, Dynasty and, most recently, Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World. His translation of Herodotus' Histories was published by Penguin Classics in 2013, and his biogpraphy of Athelstan in the Penguin Monarchs series in 2016.
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