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I Leofrie for love of thee

DMI number:
29924
First Line:
I Leofrie for love of thee
Last Line:
Do set Coventry toll free
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Inscription
Themes:
History and Politics
Content/Publication
Title:
Sepulchrorum Inscriptiones: Or a curious collection of above 900 of the most remarkable epitaphs [vol II] [T55764] [gb]
Page No(s):
p.70
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Leofrie. Who setting the City of Coventry, in Warwick Shire, free of the great Taxes he laid on it, upon his Lady Godiva riding stark naked thro' the Streets thereof; the same is commemorated on his Tomb-Stone, in this old Distich over him and his Lady.
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