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Godgifu Thoraldsdotter (Lady Godiva) b. about 1010 d. 10 September 1067

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Lineage Buckenhall
Sex Female
Full name (at birth) Godgifu Thoraldsdotter
Other last names Lady Godiva
Other given names Godgyfu, Godiva

Thorald Buckenhall [Buckenhall] b. 985

Wiki-page wikipedia:Lady Godiva


about 1010 birth: Buckenhall Lincs England

marriage: Leofric III Leofwineson (Hereward) [Atheling] b. 14 May 978 d. 31 August 1057

before 1032 child birth: Coventry (England), Ælfgar Leofricson (Buckenhall) [Buckenhall] b. before 1032 d. 1064

10 September 1067 death: Coventry (England)


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She is mentioned in the Domesday survey as one of the few Anglo-Saxons and the only woman to remain a major landholder shortly after the conquest leading many historans to speculate regarding her origins and ties to the Normans.

[edit] Sources

  1. Liber Eliensis. Trinity College, Cambridge MS O.2.1 - A relative of King Knut of Dacia
  2. Chronicon Abbatum et Episcoporum Eliensium. Oxford MS Laud 647 -
  3. Lady Godiva: a literary history of the legend By Daniel Donoghue - Author explores the Godiva legend in context of local and regional politics and religion
  4. -

From grandparents to grandchildren

Thorald Buckenhall
birth: 985, Coventry (England), Warwickshire, England
title: Sheriff of Lincolnshire
== 2 ==
Turold Buckenhall (Lincoln)
birth: before 1020, Coventry (England), Warwickshire, England
death: before 1080
Leofric III Leofwineson (Hereward)
birth: 14 May 978, Chester (Cheshire), England
marriage: Godgifu Thoraldsdotter (Lady Godiva)
death: 31 August 1057, Bromley, Staffordshire, England
Godgifu Thoraldsdotter (Lady Godiva)
birth: about 1010, Buckenhall Lincs England
marriage: Leofric III Leofwineson (Hereward)
death: 10 September 1067, Coventry (England)
== 2 ==
Ælfgar Leofricson (Buckenhall)
birth: before 1032, Coventry (England)
death: 1064, Coventry (England)
Gruffydd ap Llywelyn
birth: 1011, Rhuddlan, Flintshire, Wales
title: from 1039 - 1063, King of Gwynedd
title: from 1039 - 1063, King of Powys
marriage: 1050
title: from 1055 - 1063, King of Deheubarth
title: from 1055 - 1063, King of Gwent
title: from 1055 - 1063, King of Glywysing
title: from 1055 - 1063, King of Wales
divorce: 1057
death: 5 August 1063, Bannockburn, Stirling, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
marriage: w Edith (Ealdgyth) of Mercia
Edith (Ealdgyth) of Mercia
birth: after 1010, Deheubarth, Wales
marriage: Gruffydd ap Llywelyn
death: after 1070

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