Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Fact of the Day: Bride Knights

One of the first roles of groomsmen (during one of the original concepts) was to protect the bride from potential suitors. As they started in days where forced-marriages were a common thing in parts of the world. 

11 comments:

Mary Kirkland said...

Makes sense. Glad I wasn't around back then.

Anna-Alina said...

Hmm never heard about this!

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Margaret D said...

Didn't know that Adam.

Kati said...

Totally didn't know that.

-Kati

Martha said...

I didn't know this. Quite interesting!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

In other words, they were bodyguards. Now they just wear ugly tuxes and stand around.

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that, glad those days are gone

stephen Hayes said...

Very interesting.

bj said...

hahhaa...love Debra's words....

Christine said...

Interesting!

Kay said...

Good grief! Totally didn't know that.