What if Lady Godiva could tell her own story?
In the 11th century one of the most powerful women in England shed her clothes, pulled herself on her horse's back, and rode, in broad daylight, through the town of Coventry. No one forced her to do so. Yet she was compelled to this act by an irresistible force, drawing her on...
Godgyfu of Mercia was a real woman, living in one of the most tumultuous and dangerous times in England's history. Born into wealth and privilege, she would die the year following the Battle of Hastings, and all her vast holdings be forfeit to the new Norman conquering king. Yet she did something which was never forgotten.
Here is Ride, Godiva's own story, imagined by the author of the beloved Circle of Ceridwen Saga.
The story told by a woman. At last.