Monthly Archives: July 2012

Josephine Butler, 1828-1906

by Claire Jones

Ethelflaed (Aethelflaed) d. 918

Saxon  princess, ‘freedom figher’ and ruler of the Mercians Ethelflaed was the daughter and first-born child of Alfred the Great.  She led her troops into battle against the Vikings and it was only with her active  support that her younger