Godgifu (Godiva)



Godgifu (Godiva)

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: Cir 1010 1
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Spouses and Children
1. *Leofric, Earl of Mercia
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       Children:
                1. Elgar (Aelfgar), Earl of Mercia 1057

Notes
General:
Sister of Thorold of Buckingham, sheriff of Lincolnshire. Godgifu's ancestry
is uncertain, buty she was evidently of an old, noble family. She is the
"Lady Godiva" of legend.

Sources


1 Ancestral Roots, Frederick Weis, (Seventh Edition 1992,1993 Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, Maryland ISBN 0-8063-1207-6). 151.

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