Person:Leofric, Earl of Mercia (1)

Leofric , Earl of Mercia
d.31 Aug 1057 or 30 Sep 1057 Staffordshire, England
Facts and Events
Name Leofric , Earl of Mercia
Gender Male
Birth[1] 968 Avon, England(Mercia)
Marriage 1030 Mercia, Englandto Godgifu
Death[1] 31 Aug 1057 or 30 Sep 1057 Staffordshire, England King's Bromley
Reference Number? Q638973?

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Leofric (died 31 August or 30 September 1057) was the Earl of Mercia. He founded monasteries at Coventry and Much Wenlock. Leofric is most remembered as the husband of Lady Godiva.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Leofric, Earl of Mercia, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   LEOFRIC, son of LEOFWINE Ealdorman [of the Hwicce] in Mercia & his wife --- (-Bromley 30 Oct 1057, bur Coventry), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.