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
2%
2%
95%
0%
45
flagVietnam
0%
6%
93%
0%
15
flagItaly
1%
4%
89%
4%
64
flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
3%
82%
3%
28
flagBulgaria
9%
0%
81%
9%
11
flagSpain
5%
10%
73%
10%
19
flagGermany
7%
15%
67%
9%
152
flagthe United States
14%
11%
56%
17%
199
flagFrance
13%
21%
56%
4%
23
flagBelgium
18%
0%
54%
27%
11
flagPoland
13%
18%
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13%
8836
flagCanada
9%
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52%
14%
21
flagthe Netherlands
8%
16%
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24
flagNorway
6%
12%
50%
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16
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
18%
49%
16%
386
flagIndia
4%
20%
48%
28%
25
flagCzech Republic
20%
30%
40%
10%
10
flagUnknown
13%
23%
38%
25%
52
flagRepublic of Ireland
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23%
33%
23%
30
flagDenmark
38%
23%
30%
7%
13

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men57%
women56%
to avoid unwanted marriage
11%
11%
to avoid monastery
16%
17%
to lower the taxes
57%
56%
to pay her debt
13%
13%

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