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'Medieval damsel in distress a myth' Welsh research finds

The traditional perception of women in the Middle Ages may be one of a damsel in distress.

But new research shows medieval women in Wales were not as powerless as popular fiction would have us believe.

Experts trawling through historical records have found many Welsh women were prepared to take on the establishment at any cost.

Carwyn Jones reports.

  • 15 Oct 2014
  • From the section Wales