Leofric (died 31 August or 30 September 1057) was an Earl of Mercia. He founded monasteries at Coventry[1] and Much Wenlock. Leofric is most remembered as the husband of Lady Godiva.

Above: King Edward the Confessor and Earl Leofric of Mercia see the face of Christ appear in the Eucharistic host; below: the return of a ring given to a beggar who was John the Baptist in disguise. Thirteenth-century abridgement of Domesday Book