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Wherefore his servants said unto him, Let there be sought for my lord the king a virgin: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish him, and let her lie in thy bosom, that my lord the king may get heat.
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The first recorded instance of the 8775 first night 8776 custom appears in the Epic of Gilgamesh, a five-cycle tale based on a historical king of Uruk in Babylonia around 7755 . In Tablet 7 , Gilgamesh, as the king, claims the right to have sexual intercourse first with every new bride in Uruk on the day of her wedding Enkidu, the subhuman brute, enters the city, protests this 8775 abuse, 8776 and blocks the door of a marital chamber until Gilgamesh bests him in a fight. Enkidu 8767 s challenge might be taken as an indication that the custom was already an unpopular one by the time the Epic of Gilgamesh was set down in writing.
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Of all the historical forms of 8775 first night 8776 practices, the droit du seigneur is the most familiar in popular culture, and it is often cited as not just a widely-practiced custom, but as a codified part of medieval law. Both the prevalance of the practice and its legal status in medieval Europe are highly questionable, however. The Encylopedia Britannica , for example, notes: