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Did Lady Godiva actually do her naked ride through Coventry? | History Extra

Originally posted on History Extra.

In legend, Lady Godiva was willing to ride naked through the streets of Coventry to persuade her husband to lower taxes – but did it actually happen? 112 more words

United Kingdom

REVIEW - NAKED: A NOVEL OF LADY GODIVA BY ELIZA REDGOLD

NAKED: A NOVEL OF LADY GODIVA

Author: Eliza Redgold
St Martins Griffin RRP $24
Review: Monique Mulligan

Lyrical prose and rich description sets apart Naked: A Novel of Lady Godiva… 494 more words

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My body positive Tattoo - A new chapter of body love

Hello lovelies,

As promised I wanted to show you my body positive tattoo and tell you the story behind it. It is my second tattoo actually. 786 more words

Allgemein

The Legend of Lady Godiva

I didn’t know the story of Lady Godiva until I visited Coventry last year. It’s Peeping Tom that I was familiar with.

Legend has it that in order to convince her husband the king to lower the people’s taxes, Lady Godiva agreed in the wager that she will ride a horse across Coventry naked. 36 more words

England

REVIEW: Naked: A Novel of Lady Godiva

Naked: A Novel of Lady Godiva
Eliza Redgold

We know her name. We know of her naked ride. We don’t know her true story.

We all know the legend of Lady Godiva, who famously rode naked through the streets of Coventry, covered only by her long, flowing hair. 263 more words

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11th Century Women's Hair History

Here’s a little 11th century hair history.

During the eleventh century, early Christians set themselves against woman wearing any type of makeup or cosmetics; it was believed to be vain and sinful. 201 more words

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The Legend of Lady Godiva: Depictions in Art, Literature, and History

The scandalous tale of Lady Godiva’s ride has been in circulation for nearly ten centuries.  In that time, it has provided inspiration for innumerable poets, painters, and sculptors.  1,421 more words

19th Century