Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Fearless Females 2014: Education: Family Brides

Did you know?  Brides who could write (or at least sign their own name) often signed the marriage register with an 'X' so as not to embarrass the groom if he couldn't write.  I wonder how many of my Fearless Females signed with an 'X', when actually they could write?

Once again, in honour of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.  I know this is really US-centric - but that's not going to stop me honouring my own Fearless Females...

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