Lady Godiva From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lady Godiva, of all people, is my 32 times great-grandmother. Get started. Well, at least they wrote a song about one of your ancestors. Godiva's name occurs in charters and the Domesday surveythough the spelling varies. Georgeann Johnson.
Lady Godiva OfCoventry. According to the story, Godiva was the beautiful wife of Leofric III ( ), Earl of Mercia and lord of Coventry. Lady Godiva appealed again and again to her husband, who obstinately refused to remit the tolls. Lady Godiva. Lady Godiva's Geni Profile. Godiva (or Godgifu) (fl.
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) was an Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in England in order to gain a remission of the oppressive toll imposed by her husband on his tenants. Lady Godiva, of all people, is my 32 times great-grandmother.
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London, Ontario, Canada Loading Died at Coventry Warweckshire England Loading Lady Godiva appealed again and again to her husband, who obstinately refused to remit the tolls.
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Lady Godiva Countess of Mercia b. Abt Mercia, England d. Sep 10, The Kingealogy
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Funny, I shared your experience of walking by a landmark to find out a year later it was my ancestor — and it was the same day I saw your Lady Godiva statue!
Our Godgifu was the sister of Thorold, the sheriff of Lincolnshire, and was the Lady Godgifu of Mercia who founded a monastery at Coventry.
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Licensed under CC BY 3. In the s, her name is coupled with that of her husband on a grant of land to the monastery of St Mary, Worcester and the endowment of the minster at Stow, St.
The painting below, fromdepicts her moment of decision. Donna Loading In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote.
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|He bored a hole in his shutters that he might see Godiva pass and is said to have been struck blind.
Leofric was the third most powerful man in England, and Mercia, now the Coventry area was just one of many places held by Godiva herself. Lady Godiva took him at his word, and after issuing a proclamation that all persons should stay indoors and shut their windows, she rode through the town, clothed only in her long hair. Profile managers : John Atkinson [ send private message ], British Royals and Aristocrats WikiTree [ send private message ], Dawn Truitt [ send private message ], and Roger Wehr [ send private message ].
Bray Clarendon Press: Oxfordpp. Her occupation was occupation.
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