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Q is for Queen Æthelflæd first female ruler in England #AtoZ Challenge

Image by Hel-Hama, by CC licence. . Æthelflæd (pronounced Ethel-fled) was an Anglo-Saxon princess born around 870, the eldest daughter of Alfred the Great, who was the King of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Wessex. In those days there was no overall ruler or Monarch of England. The map above shows Wessex as it was being claimed …

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