43a Aelfthryth by Melisende of Outremer

Aelfthryth was a controversial figure. Wife of King Edgar,  mother of Aethelred the Unready - and possibly murderer of her step son, Edward? Melisende of Outremer looks at the life of a remarkable person. 

The History of England

I have loved and lived with the story of the history of the English for as long as I can remember. This is my retelling of that story, in a regular, chronological podcast, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day. I’m a bloke in a shed, this is not a dry retelling of events; I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, but I fill it with my love and enthusiasm for history, and some of the things that make me laugh. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies.

Society & Culture
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