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From: "Lesley Chaney" <>
Subject: Re: MARRIAGE WITNESSES - for future researchers
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 09:06:29 -0000
I always understood the best man's function was to take the place of the
groom if he failed to show up and marry the bride himself. The mind
Lesley in East Leics.
> From: Carol Gill <>
> Subject: Re: MARRIAGE WITNESSES - for future researchers
> Date: 13 January 2000 08:08
> I believe the Best Man goes back to Knights in shining armour. He was
> there to protect the couple, ie. the best man with a sword. Don't know
> about bridesmaids though.
> Carol Gill
> Rochester, Kent, England
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