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Have you ever wondered what English women were getting up to in the early medieval period? Now you don’t have to! Ælfgif-who? provides biographies of historical women who lived between the years 500 and 1100, straight to your inbox every two weeks.

On a free subscription plan, you will receive a biography of an early medieval woman straight to your inbox every two weeks, complete with a beautiful bespoke portrait by our resident illustrator, Pollie Scott.

On a paid subscription plan, you will receive all this as well as an extra exclusive newsletter every month on a topic related to early medieval women, and you will be able to participate in Q&A sessions in which you can suggest topics for newsletters.

This newsletter is researched, produced and written by Florence H R Scott, a historian from Leeds, UK currently studying for a PhD on queens, gender and inauguration ceremonies in early medieval England.