Apparently, Winifred was very afraid for Simon’s safety and concerned about what would happen if the truth ever came out.
Oh, and the Days’ were rewarded handsomely for their silence.
In 1810, further instigations led to the establishment of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Manchester Unity in England.
Odd Fellows spread overseas, including formally chartering the fraternity in the United States in 1819.
More than could be justified by their low level jobs.Rumor has it that they’re misogynistic, controlling and philanderers.But let’s be real, what ethnic group of men can we not say that about?Names of several British pubs still today suggest past Odd Fellows affiliations.In the mid-18th century, following the Jacobite risings, the fraternity split into the rivaling Order of Patriotic Oddfellows in southern England, favouring William III of England, and the Ancient Order of Oddfellows in northern England and Scotland, favouring the House of Stuart.