According to the legend, why did Lady Godiva ride a horse naked?

to avoid unwanted marriage
to avoid monastery
to lower the taxes
to pay her debt
Ac­cord­ing to the story, Lady Godiva appealed again and again to her husband, who ob­sti­nate­ly refused to lower the tax­a­tion. At last, weary of her en­treaties, he said he would grant her request if she would strip naked and ride through the streets of the town.

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to avoid unwanted marriage
to avoid monastery
to lower the taxes
to pay her debt
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flagFinland
3%
1%
94%
0%
54
flagVietnam
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5%
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5%
18
flagItaly
1%
6%
86%
6%
81
flagthe United Arab Emirates
7%
2%
85%
4%
42
flagSweden
5%
16%
66%
11%
18
flagGreece
5%
15%
65%
15%
20
flagSpain
8%
12%
64%
16%
25
flagGermany
8%
17%
62%
11%
209
flagAustria
6%
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16
flagthe United States
14%
10%
57%
15%
254
flagthe Netherlands
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flagFrance
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23
flagthe United Kingdom
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15%
55%
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560
flagPoland
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flagCanada
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26%
47%
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23
flagCzech Republic
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46%
6%
15
flagIndia
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42%
32%
28
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
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37%
17%
40
flagNorway
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23
flagUnknown
22%
36%
19%
21%
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men42%
women54%
to avoid unwanted marriage
16%
12%
to avoid monastery
24%
19%
to lower the taxes
42%
54%
to pay her debt
16%
13%

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