Ellen Lloyd – AncientPages.com – Emma of Normandy is one of the most intriguing Medieval queens who pushed England into a new era, and yet, she is today largely forgotten.
Who was this strong-minded woman who despite fearing for her life was determined to stay in England and change the course of history?
The year was 1016 and Queen Emma’s husband Aethelred the Unready has just died leaving her a widow. Queen Emma knows the Vikings have conquered the country, and she can be killed any moment. Being intelligent, Emma comes up with an idea that might save herself, her children, and England. She will use her female charm and seduce Cnut The Great, but will the Viking King be attracted to her?
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