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A groomsman (North America) or usher (British Isles) is one of the male attendants to the groom in a wedding ceremony. Usually, the groom selects close friends and relatives to serve as groomsmen, a...

The History of Wedding Traditions : Bride & Groom : BrideandGroom ...

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The following descriptions will provide you with a brief history of various wedding ... The first ushers and best men were more like a small army, fighting off the ...

Bizarre origins of wedding traditions - CNN.com

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Jun 27, 2008 ... Best man was chosen for having combat skills if bride was to be ... why not take a moment to reflect on rich history of marriage celebrations and ...

Why is the head groomsman at a wedding called the best man, and ...

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Mar 24, 2010 ... The history of the tradition of the best man goes back to as early as the sixteenth century when the sole duty of the best man was to help the ...

Wedding Traditions Origins: Historical Roles of Best Man and ...

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Oct 2, 2015 ... History of Best Man. Centuries ago, the Best Man served as armed backup for the groom just in case he was forced to kidnap his intended bride ...

What is the origin of the term 'Best Man' at a wedding? | Yahoo ...

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Apr 18, 2010 ... The tradition of a best man has its origin with the Germanic Goths, when it was customary and preferable for a man to marry a woman from ...

Best Man Duties and Responsibilities - The Art of Manliness

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Jun 22, 2010 ... Know your best man duties and responsibilities with this quick and easy ... does any one know the history of the photo of the two men in the ...

Wedding Lore and Traditions - Infoplease

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This friend, therefore, was considered the best man among his friends. In Anglo- Saxon England, the best man accompanied the groom up the aisle to help ...

15 Unexpectedly Barbaric Origins Of Modern Wedding Traditions

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Feb 24, 2014 ... In Anglo-Saxon England, the best man accompanied the groom up the aisle to .... Tagged:weddings, bridesmaids, engagement, history, pope.

Best Man Speech Historical Jokes

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Advice and examples on how to incorporate 'On This Day' gags into your Best Man speech.

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21 Historical Roles and Responsibilities of the Wedding Party ...

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Sep 12, 2015 ... The tradition of the “best man” is thought to have originated with the Germanic Goths of the 16th century. He was the “best man” for, specifically, ...

The History of The Best Man - John Paul ODonnell Photography

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Nov 22, 2014 ... Probably the Greatest honour a friend can give you as a Man Is The Privilege of being his Best Man. The History of The Best Man. A lot has ...

Origins of the Best Man - Classic Best Man Speeches

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Many years ago, pre medieval times, the grooms best man stood beside the bride at the altar. He assumed his position at the side of the bride as protection ...