In 11th-century England, King Edward the Confessor wants saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the sheriff's daughter, and soon they are wed. The times are turbulent and Godiva proves a militant bride; unhistorically, unrest between the Anglo-Saxon populace and the increasingly influential Norman French lead to her famous ride. Written by
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The First Startling Story Of The World's Most Famous Ride!
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In olden days, the Saxons drove a faithles wife through the streets unclothed to prove her shame. Let it be so with Godiva. The people will behave as they did in the past. A holiday will be declared, with drinking and dancing. At the end of her ride, they will stone her to death.
The opening credits appear on the background of a medieval style picture of a nun leading the horse ridden by the naked Godiva, covered only by her long hair, through town. See more