Ashford In The Water
tel:- 01629 814275
web address:- www.riversidekendal.co.uk/
Riverside Hotel :-
Venue licensed for civil partnership or wedding ceremonies
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.