|Born||circa 869||Born At|
|Father||ALFRED (The Great, King of Wessex 871-899)||Mother||Ealhswith|
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Athelflaed (Lady of the Mercians) (b.869 - d.918)
+Aethelred (of Mercia) ( - d.911)
Athelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, built a burh first at Shrewsbury and then at Bridgnorth.The defences were needed to protect the people from the Danes.
Athelflaed, the Lady of the Mercians, fortified the towns of Tamworth and Stafford against attack from the Danes.
Athelflaed, the Lady of the Mercians, founded the town of Warwick at the important river crossing across the River Avon. The town was fortified againt attack from the Danes.