- died 1053, Earl of Wessex. He was chief adviser to Canute and Edward the Confessor. His son succeeded Edward to the throne as Harold II
- Mary. See (Mary) Wollstonecraft
- William. 1756–1836, British political philospher and novelist. In An Enquiry concerning Political Justice (1793), he rejected government and social institutions, including marriage. His views greatly influenced English romantic writers
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God•win (god′win),USA pronunciation n.
- BiographicalGail, born 1937, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
- Biographicalher husband William, 1756–1836, English political philosopher, novelist, and essayist.
- a male given name: from an Old English word meaning "good friend.''
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Godwin /ˈɡɒdwɪn/ n
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