We’ve all been part of a proposal in one way or another. Being proposed to, seeing someone else get engaged, or even being the one getting down on one knee to pop the big question. But why one knee?
The “getting down on one knee” tradition dates all the way back to medieval times in the days of knighthood and chivalry. Knights would traditionally get down on one knee out of respect and loyalty to their lord. If a gentlemen back then was proposing to his lady the courteous thing to do as he declared his love would be to show that same respect and get down on one knee.
We may not have knights in shining armor these days, but the tradition still continues! Hopefully it’s enough for the answer to be “Yes!”
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