‘The Last Kingdom’: Get an Official Look at Aethelflaed in Season 5

The hit series The Last Kingdom has officially finished filming in Hungary, and it’s an exciting prospect for fans. Season 5 will be the final season, which is still hard for some fans to come to terms with.

The official social media channels for the show have been sharing official looks at some of the characters in season 5. Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) and his daughter, Stiorra (Ruby Hartley) are among them. Fans recently received a glimpse of Aethelflaed (Millie Brady) in season 5 as well.

Millie Brady in 'The Last Kingdom'
Millie Brady in ‘The Last Kingdom’ | Adrienn Szabo/Netflix

See Aethelflaed in ‘The Last Kingdom’ season 5

Aethelflaed is the daughter of King Alfred the Great (David Dawson) and Lady Aelswith (Eliza Butterworth). She is Uhtred’s lover at one point, and she becomes the ruler of Mercia as queen in season 4 in a shocking turn of events. She now rules Mercia, and the people love her.

On July 14, 2021, the official social media accounts for the series shared a look at Aethelflaed in the upcoming season. In the image shared, the name of the series is in the upper left corner. Aethelflaed can be seen in the middle of the image wearing a crown with her hair up. She has on a green and brown ensemble with furs around her as well. She also has on an earring which can be seen in the image. The background remains out of focus, although it appears tree branches are behind her.

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At the bottom of the image is a quote by Aethelflaed. “’Dead or alive it does not matter. We cannot hand Winchester to the Danes for the life of one man.’ – Aethelflaed.”

Millie Brady is tagged in the image as well. The post is captioned: “What is a life worth? #thelastkingdom #tlk5.” Over 47,000 people liked the post, and over 600 people commented on it.

King Edward in season 5 of ‘The Last Kingdom’

Timothy Innes and Alexander Dreymon in 'The Last Kingdom'
Timothy Innes and Alexander Dreymon in ‘The Last Kingdom’ | Netflix/Adrienn Szabo

King Edward (Timothy Innes) is Aethelflaed’s brother and the King of Wessex. Fans recently got to see an image of him from the upcoming season as well. On July 8, 2021, the official social media channels shared an image of Edward. In the photo, the name of the series is written in the left corner. Edward can be seen looking off as he wears his crown with a full beard and long hair. He wears regal robes with a clasp in the middle of his neck.

Below is a quote from Edward. “’Towns can be rebuilt. Reputations? It is not so easy…’ – King Edward.” The actor who plays Edward, Timothy Innes, is also tagged in the post. 

The post is captioned: “Whose reputation will survive and whose will be destroyed forever? #thelastkingdom #tlk5.” Over 38,000 people liked the post, and over 500 people commented on it.

It’s always great to see official looks of our favorite characters in The Last Kingdom. We’ll have to see what else is shared before the series finally returns for the final season.