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Mary Wine, Author of HIGLAND FLAME, Share 3 Historical Facts You Need to Know (plus a giveaway!)

Historical facts you should know when reading Highland Flame: A reverence was the proper greeting for this era, sometimes called courtesy. You stepped back with one foot, bent at the knee, keeping your back straight and ‘lowered’. If you were the higher ranking person, you would do the same and it was called ‘offering courtesy’, meaning it was a polite way of greeting one another. Even Queen Elizabeth Tudor lowered herself before the archbishop of Canterbury. Every house had a buttery….it was where the butts of ale were stored. A butler was the man who kept the keys to the…

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