Women / Persons ~ P08550

Lady Godiva

Alternate Names:
  • Godiva
  • Godgifu
  • Godgyfu
  • Godiva, Wife of Duke of Mercia
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 980 - 1067
  • Anglo-Saxon
  • Beauty, celebrated
  • English
  • Legendary
  • Model of faith, piety
  • Society or High Rank
Note: Allegedly rode naked through the town of Coventry to oppose her husband's heavy taxes on his tenants.
persons with degrees of separation from Lady Godiva