Lady Godiva in Coventry festival.
Pageants; historical. Lady Godiva in Coventry Festival. Legend is that Lady G.; the wife of the Earl of Mercia; rode naked through Coventry as a protest to convince her husband to lower the high taxes on the people there. Opens w/ shot looking over crowd watching...
Large parade of floats to raise money for Coventry's hospital charity.
Carnival parade through centre of Coventry with historical theme.
Carnival in Coventry including the crowning of Lady Godiva, West Midlands.
The wife of American Ambassador unveils a statue of Lady Godiva in Coventry.
Lady Godiva and suffragettes take part in parade depicting Coventry's history. West Midlands.
Coventry Cathedral and statue of Lady Godiva.
Statue of Lady Godiva on horseback, church steeple in background and other buildings.