Agent : Tom Killingbeck
Florence H R Scott is a historian who was born in Goole, a port town in East Yorkshire, and now resides in York. They are currently in the final stages of completing a PhD thesis at the University of Leeds, entitled ‘Christian queenship and inauguration rites in early medieval England’. Florence is interested in the religious ideology that underpinned queenship in the earliest stages of English monarchy.
Florence publishes Ælfgif-who?, a popular Substack newsletter and podcast that illuminates the lives of women who lived in England between 600 and 1100 AD. They have appeared on BBC’s Woman’s Hour and History Hit’s Gone Medieval podcast, and their work has also featured in Pink News, BBC History Extra Magazine, and the Byline Times.