matron of honour

matron of honour

n, pl matrons of honour
1. a married woman serving as chief attendant to a bride. Compare bridesmaid, maid of honour
2. a married woman, usually a member of the nobility, who attends a queen or princess
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She is a bridesmaid unless married and then she's a matron of honour.
The matron of honour was Jane Hodson, and the bridesmaids were Emma Boothroyd, Erin and Nicole Boothroyd, and Mia Morrison.
QMY little sister is getting married and I've found out that not only am I not matron of honour, I'm not even a bridesmaid.
Matron of honour Yvonne, 45, of Elswick, said: "Sean would have been so happy for Larry.
Best man was his friend David Miscavige and matron of honour Holmes's sister Nancy Blaylock.
When I married in 1940, Betty was my bridesmaid and when she married in 1947, I was her matron of honour.
Actress Elizabeth Taylor was Liza's matron of honour and pop king Michael Jackson was David's best man.
She was accompanied by Hollywood odd couple Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor - who acted as best man and matron of honour - and 15 showbiz bridesmaids, including ex-EastEnders star Martine McCutcheon, dressed in black.
But the seven-times married screen star will not be partying too hard as she is said to be taking it easy ahead of Liza Minnelli's wedding next month, where she is acting as a matron of honour.
WONDERFUL DAY: The wedding party, above, the bride with matron of honour Gemma Jones, father of the bride Colin Jones, and bridesmaids Hannah and Emilee Scarfe and Tamzin Jones.
The best man was David Woodward and the matron of honour was Tinna Hoyle.
It all begins when Douglas learns Scarlett has asked Gina to be her matron of honour.