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%
53
flagVietnam
0%
6%
93%
0%
16
flagItaly
1%
5%
88%
5%
78
flagthe United Arab Emirates
7%
2%
86%
2%
38
flagGreece
0%
9%
81%
9%
11
flagSpain
5%
10%
73%
10%
19
flagGermany
7%
17%
64%
10%
175
flagthe United States
14%
10%
57%
15%
240
flagthe Netherlands
9%
15%
56%
18%
44
flagFrance
13%
21%
56%
4%
23
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
16%
55%
14%
495
flagPoland
14%
19%
52%
14%
11408
flagCanada
9%
22%
50%
18%
22
flagCzech Republic
21%
21%
50%
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14
flagBelgium
23%
0%
46%
30%
13
flagIndia
7%
17%
42%
32%
28
flagNorway
15%
15%
42%
26%
19
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
23%
36%
18%
38
flagDenmark
38%
23%
30%
7%
13
flagUnknown
24%
36%
19%
20%
371

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men49%
women56%
to avoid unwanted marriage
14%
11%
to avoid monastery
19%
18%
to lower the taxes
49%
56%
to pay her debt
15%
13%

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