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Designer of Coventry post-war icons is featured in exhibition - discovered by chance in Leeds

So, my first ever visit to Leeds, for a job, but of course I had to get there early so I could visit the city art gallery. 738 more words

Galleries

Hero - Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva was the 11th Century wife of Leofric, who was Lord over Coventry. She was appalled at the high rate of tax that he imposed on the citizens and she told him to reduce the burden or she would ride naked through Coventry. 76 more words

Hero

Lady Godiva 1898 Ressam John Collier

Lady Godiva 1898 Ressam John Collier

Collier ‘in resmi büyüleyici olsada aslında şok edici bir sahnedir. Bir kadın şehrin ortasından çıplak şekilde geçer. Lady Godiva ismi “Domesday Book” olarak bilinen ve 1086 yılında Kral William tarafından İngiltere’deki malların ve toprakların kime ait olduğunu gösteren kitapta Coventry Lordu’nun eşi olarak geçer. 119 more words

Painting

My Third Week in Birmingham: Kevin Bridges, Coventry, and Australia Day

So I’m a day late on this buuuuut oh well, here it is now.

So what a busy week this has been! It started off with a few laughs, literally. 565 more words

Studying Abroad

Discovering Albion- Day 3: Chester Cathedral

We should have known, of course, right from the first. It was there, written in flowers and earth… but although we saw, we didn’t see. How could we? 591 more words

England

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

Entertainment

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