Lady Godiva by John Collier Als Patronin der Steuergegner und gleichzeitig als Patronin der Kunst. So wird die angelsächsische Adelige, die. The original Lady Godiva was an 11th century noblewoman married to Leofric, the powerful Earl of Mercia and Lord of Coventry. As the story. Shocking scene as lady rides naked in city! So this is not fresh news, but the impact of Lady Godiva's horse riding antics still captures the imagination. It is a heady combination of patently heathen practice herb craft, charms, magical signing, the calling out to Mother Earth and Christian ritual the Latin Mass, participation of a priest and is typical of the Anglo-Saxon era. In the Earl and Countess founded a Benedictine house for an abbot and 24 monks on the site of St Osburg's Nunnery, which had been destroyed by the Danes in Then the Countess Godiva, beloved of God, ascended her horse, naked, loosing her long hair which clothed her entire body except her snow white legs, and having performed the journey, seen by none, returned with joy to her husband who, regarding it as a miracle, thereupon granted Coventry a Charter, confirming it with his seal. Navigationsmenü Meine Werkzeuge Nicht angemeldet Diskussionsseite Beiträge Benutzerkonto erstellen Anmelden. The north transept houses a narrow, deep Saxon doorway of honey-coloured stone, which would originally have been lime-washed and over-painted with decorative designs. Inside the Church of All Saints in the small Hertfordshire village of Kings Langley lays the tomb of a young woman whose bloodline flows through years of English monarchy. Seit wurde der Ritt der Lady Godiva in Coventry durch eine Prozession gefeiert. In the Earl and Countess founded a Benedictine house for an abbot and 24 monks on the site of St Osburg's Nunnery, which had been destroyed by the Danes in Denn diese hatten stark an der üppigen Steuerlast auf ihrem Rücken zu knabbern, eben diese Tatsache bemerkte die junge Lady besonders stark auf einem ihrer Fahrten durch die Stadt. Homepage History Magazine History UK Culture UK. Lady Godiva took him at his word, and after issuing a proclamation that all persons should stay indoors and shut their windows, she rode through the town, clothed only in her long hair. Lizenzbestimmungen Über Stupidedia Impressum.