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Aethelflaed, Lady of Mercia

O potent Elfleda! Maid, men’s terror! You did conquer nature’s self; worthy The name of man! More beauteous nature’s form of A woman; but your valour shall secure Man’s higher name. For name you only need Not sex to change; … Continue reading

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Scota, The Mother of Scotland

Serendipity: The faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident. Don’t you just love when that occurs? Bear with me while I tell you what happened. I was at the bookstore, looking for some captivating history and discovered this book “Saxons, … Continue reading

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