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A cycling Lady Godiva in Subiaco

If you had been walking along Thomas Street, Subiaco, at midnight on a Wednesday in August 1938, you would have been startled by an amazing sight. 438 more words


Lady Godiva and Her Rosary

 Rosaries have played a prominent role in legends such as the tale of Lady Godiva.

According to legend, Lady Godiva was a religious woman who used her wealth to support a Benedictine Monastery in Coventry circa 1041 A.D.    273 more words

Daily Deal- Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva by Nicole Steen
Acrylic on rubber gloves.
Framed under glass
11″ x 14″
$25 cdn plus shipping


Coventry Library & women in the Great War

Zvezdana Popovic, our Senior Customer Services Assistant, writes:

For those who read my previous blog about women in the Great War, I just wanted to update you on two events I had mentioned – 665 more words


The Truth about Streaking in December

In the Early 13th Century, Roger Wendover wrote in his Latin history Flores Historiarum of a very generous 11th  Century noble couple. Leofric, Earl of Mercia, in modern day Great Britain, was one of a few powerful Anglo-Saxon noblemen leading up to the Norman conquest. 683 more words