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Oakwood House :-
Set in mature grounds and with a stunning new Conservatory Bar opening in Spring 2005, Oakwood House retains the unique sense of atmosphere and traditional values it has since 1870.
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As civilizations developed, political, military, and economic ties became very important to prominent families and clans. Arranged marriages were a means of cementing ties between families, middle class family businesses, and countries. A man's daughters, who were considered to be his property in those days, provided a means of securing needed alliances with other families. Thus dowries were introduced as a means attracting and securing the most beneficial family alliances possible.