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%
3%
93%
0%
31
flagItaly
1%
5%
86%
5%
53
flagSpain
6%
13%
66%
13%
15
flagCanada
8%
16%
66%
8%
12
flagGermany
9%
22%
56%
11%
86
flagthe United States
15%
10%
53%
19%
147
flagthe Netherlands
11%
11%
52%
23%
17
flagPoland
14%
19%
51%
14%
7027
flagNorway
6%
12%
50%
31%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
18%
48%
17%
316
flagIndia
4%
21%
43%
30%
23
flagFrance
20%
26%
40%
6%
15
flagDenmark
41%
25%
33%
0%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
31%
26%
21%
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Gender

men56%
women53%
to avoid unwanted marriage
12%
12%
to avoid monastery
16%
19%
to lower the taxes
56%
53%
to pay her debt
14%
14%

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