Leofric (died 31 August or 30 September 1057) was an Earl of Mercia. He founded monasteries at Coventry  and Much Wenlock. Leofric is most remembered as the husband of Lady Godiva . Contents 1 Life 2 Religious works 3 Family 4 Historicity 5 Visio Leofrici 6 In popular culture 7 Citations 8 Sources 9 External links Life [ edit]
Leofric, (died Aug. 31, 1057, Bromley, Eng.), Anglo-Saxon earl of Mercia (from 1023 or soon thereafter), one of the three great earls of 11th-century England, who took a leading part in public affairs.
Apr 26, 2022 · WIKIPEDIA Leofric (born 968, died 31 August or 30 September 1057) was the Earl of Mercia and founded monasteries at Coventry and Much Wenlock. Leofric is best remembered as the husband of Lady Godiva. Life and political influence Leofric was the son of Ealdorman Leofwine of the Hwicce, who died c. 1023.
- Mercia, Staffordshire, England, UK
- circa 968
- Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Leofric, earl of Mercia (d. 1057). Leofric rose to power in the reign of Cnut, as one of three great earls involved in governing England. Loyal and temperate, with Siward, earl of Northumbria, he appears to counterbalance the powerful and ambitious Earl Godwine of Wessex.
Leofric, Earl of Mercia 14 May 0968–30 September 1057 (Age 89) England, United Kingdom The Life of Leofric Earl of Mercia When Leofric, Earl of Mercia was born on 14 May 0968, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Leofwine Hwicce, was 18 and his mother, eifgifu of northampton, was 28. He had at least 2 sons with Lady Godiva.
When Leofric Earl of Mercia was born in 0861, in Leicester, Palmerston, Cook Islands, his father, Algar Earl of Mercia, was 41 and his mother, Mrs Algar, was 38. He had at least 1 son with Princess Egwine England. He died in 0924, in Devon, England, at the age of 63, and was buried in Algarkirk, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.