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ALMANACH DE GOTHA as MATCHMAKING BIBLE?

Excerpted from the book Tying the Knot - A World History of Marriage by Amber J. Keyser

EXCERPT:  OLD STYLE MATCH.COM

Between 1763 and 1944, European nobles looking for a marriage partner could consult a reference book called the Almanach de Gotha. Originated by a German chaplain in the city of Gotha, the book sorted and ranked all members of European noble families in great detail. Families

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