Person:Lady Godiva (1)

Godgifu _____
b.Abt 980 Mercia, England
  1. Godgifu _____Abt 980 - 1067
m. 1030
  1. Ælfgar _____, Earl of MerciaAbt 1002 - Abt 1062
  2. Hereward Bourne, Lord of MerciaAbt 1004 - Aft 1086
  3. _____ MerciaAbt 1005 -
Facts and Events
Name Godgifu _____
Unknown Lady Godiva _____
Gender Female
Birth? Abt 980 Mercia, England
Marriage 1030 Mercia, Englandto Leofric _____, Earl of Mercia
Burial? 10 Sep 1067 Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Reference Number? Q106077?

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Godiva, Countess of Mercia (; died between 1066 and 1086), in Old English Godgifu, was an English noblewoman who, according to a legend dating at least to the 13th century, rode naked – covered only in her long hair – through the streets of Coventry to gain a remission of the oppressive taxation that her husband imposed on his tenants. The name "Peeping Tom" for a voyeur originates from later versions of this legend in which a man named Thomas watched her ride and was struck blind or dead.

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  1.   Lady Godiva, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   GODGIFU, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.