Aethelflaed Aethelreddohtor is the daughter of Aethelred Aethelwulfson and the ruler of Stanlaw from the family's ancestral hall at Maerwynneshyht.
She is the sister of Edward Aethelredson, and became ruler of Stanlaw after the Battle of Raecford, where Edward slew their father while serving Penric Cynricson.
She is trained with both sword and spear and has led the fyrd of Stanlaw in several skirmishes against raiders.
Edward stopped short when he reached the practice field. His sister Aethelflaed awaited him, fully armed and armored.
“Hlodowic said I’m not allowed to kill you yet, but I will make you hurt,” she snarled. Edward barely had time to raise his shield.
- "What's in a Name," first published in ''When Valor Must Hold"