Monthly Archives: January 2016

WAS THERE EVER SUCH A PERSON AS LADY GODIVA?

Jerry Anderson   January 9, 2016   Comments Off on WAS THERE EVER SUCH A PERSON AS LADY GODIVA?

In the early 11th century (the year 1035 A.D. to be precise) in central England a man named Leofric was the powerful Earl of Mercia and was merciless in his heavy taxation of towns, villages and individuals within his area of influence and control. Whenever he needed money he did not hesitate to levy a tax and force its collection…. Read more »