Lady Godiva was the lady, wife of Leofric, the Earl of Mercia. Earl Leofric was one of the all-powerful lords who ruled England under the Danish King Canute. An diesem Tag im Jahr fand der vermutlich aufreizendste Steuerprotest der Geschichte statt: Lady Godiva ritt nackt durch die Straßen von Coventry. Lady Godiva by John Collier Als Patronin der Steuergegner und gleichzeitig als Patronin der Kunst. So wird die angelsächsische Adelige, die.
Joseph Gutteridge Samuel Watson. Albans Abbey in Hertfordshire first recorded this amazing story in Latin. A prosopography of persons occurring in English documents — , vol. Cross 'Lordship, Knighthood and Locality: Wikiquote has quotations related to: If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the BBC website. Exponet on Godiva Godiva festival The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum Priory Godiva archaeology Tate Gallery Collier biography CBBC's Angellica on the road in Coventry and Stratford The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites.