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Interesting fact #3
« on: January 14, 2019, 02:49:26 PM »
Following on from Intersting facts #2

Houses with straw roofs, there was nothing to stop things from falling into the house.

This posed a real problem in the bedroom, where bugs and other droppings could mess up your nice clean bed.

Hence, a bed with big posts and a sheet hung over the top afforded some protection.

That's how canopy beds came into existence. 
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