Elegant Funerals in the Old Days

Funerals during the 17th century had a special flare to be remembered! Here are a few things which have been forgotten.

  1. People wore a plain funeral ring.
  2. People wore a pair of white gloves.
  3. All family members observed the one-year mourning period.
  4. The widow wore black mourning clothes for a year.



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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

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