AETHELRED THE UNREADY: The Failed King
Few monarchs of the Middle Ages have had a worse popular reputation than Aethelred II who was remembered as a king who lost England to Viking invaders. But, as Abels's fascinating new biography shows, his byname is a misleading play on words, and the failure to defend his realm not entirely his alone. Color photos.
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