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From: "Stewart, Peter" <>
Subject: RE: Lady Godiva
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 16:30:59 +1000


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd A. Farmerie [mailto:]
> Sent: Tuesday, 19 June 2001 16:09
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> Subject: Re: Lady Godiva
>
>
> "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.
>

This is perhaps a mistaken association with Godiva of Envermeu - her father
Hugo was a brother of Turold, bishop of Bayeux ca 1100, who may have become
confused with his predeccessor, William the Conqueror's half brother.

Peter Stewart


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