Queen Aethelthryth had two chaste marriages. To paraphrase Oscar Wilde’s Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, “To have one chaste marriage may be regarded as good fortune. To have two chaste marriages looks like calculation.” Read about medieval women inspiring medieval novelists today. Candace Robb's new novel, The Service of the Dead, has just been published. Be sure to read about it on my blog post.