Honeymoons

One of the big secrets of the marriage of Prince William which is the main event today is the location of their two-week long honeymoon.  It’s been a big secret but Kate was recently seen buying warm-weather clothing.  Who knows their destination but today’s posts is about honeymoons. 

The concept of a special time

Will & Kate

after marriage goes back to the biblical time when a man was exempt from public duty.  In more modern times, the term honeymoon came into use referring to the sweet month after a marriage.  Later, the honeymoon was associated with travel as in a bridal tour. In some European countries, the newlyweds were given a month’s supply of mead which is an alcoholic drink made from fermented water and honey.

Tomorrow, Swords & Knots               Rita Bay

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