Lady Godiva

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Godiva (Auld Inglis: Godgifu;[1] fl. 1010–1067) wis an 11t-century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman wha, accordin tae a legend datin at least tae the 13t century, rode naked – covered anly in her lang hair – throu the streets o Coventry tae gain a remission o the oppressive taxation that her husband imposed on his tenants.

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  1. "Kingsbury Hall, the Genealogy of a Family" by Kenneth J. Kingsbury, Gateway Press 2005.