From Boudica to Joan of Arc, Viking ‘Shield-maidens’ to female Admirals, there’s a fascinating hidden history of warrior women to discover and a powerful mythology to explore. Join bestselling historian and BBC4 broadcaster Janina Ramirez for an intriguing illustrated journey. From Aethelflaed, the original Anglo-Saxon ‘Iron Lady’, to the extraordinary new DNA discoveries casting the Viking ‘Shield-maiden’s in a dramatic new light, she paints a vivid and passionate picture of women warlords through the ages.
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