Anglo-Saxon kings later secured that line and made it a frontier in the early 10th-century reigns of Eadweard the Elder and his sister Aethelflaed
Try your hand at archaeology, learn about the warrior princess Aethelflaed
and solve the runic puzzles.
THURSDAY The Last Kingdom BBC Two, 9pm Aethelflaed
goes missing, and her newlywed husband Aethelred returns to Winchester to deliver the news to Alfred.
Dr Harding said: "A lot of them were allowed to settle on the Wirral by Queen Aethelflaed
of Mercia, which covered much of the Midlands and the North, who was the daughter of Alfred the Great.
The exhibition features the work of two of Warwickshire's early historians John Rous and Sir William Dugdale, and looks at the myths and legends around Aethelflaed
Her name was Aethelflaed
, the so-called Lady of the Mercians.
The wealth of information gathered on this period also allows the author to deal more extensively with aspects of the reigns of king Edward of Wessex (899-924) and queen AEthelflaed
of Mercia (911-918), as well as with the settlement of York by Norwegians in the early 10th century.
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon civilizations produced Queen Boudicca and Aethelflaed
, the eldest daughter of Alfred the Great, who died in battle.
, the daughter of Saxon's King Alfred, lived in the late 800s.
They appealed to Queen Aethelflaed
, daughter of Alfred the Great, for permission to settle in the North West of England and were granted lands in Wirral.
The Edge of the Sword" is the story of a young woman named Aethelflaed
(rhymes with appleglad) whose father betroths her to his ally in order to strengthen his hold over Mercia, a region of England.
63) AEthelgifu is consigned to a monastery, and AEthelflaed
marries AEthelred, ealdorman of Mercia.