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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: Lady Godiva
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 00:08:32 -0600
References: <3B2EE892.54255F7E@ttcu.com>


"C. Brown" wrote:
>
> Looking for info on Lady Godiva, supposedly sister to William the
> Conqueror. This is not the same Godiva that took the famous ride.


William the Conqueror had no such sister, nor would this be
likely, as William's ancestry was exclusively non-English, while
Godgifu (the actual name, for which Godiva is a corruption) is an
exclusively English name. What source claims such a sibling
existed?

taf


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