Godard was educated at Merchant Taylors' and Clare College, Cambridge. He became Fellow in 1727. He was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1730. He held incumbencies at Fornham All Saints and Whepstead. Godard was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge between 1762 and 1763.
- Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, John Venn/John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part I. 1209-1751 Vol. ii. Dabbs – Juxton, (1922) p226
- Full List of Vice-Chancellors of the University of Cambridge
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