12 Petrifying Facts About the Samurai You Never Knew
Posted on Aug 04, 2016
Samurai, or the famous Japanese warrior class, are nowadays represented as noble and loyal men who fought to protect their feudal lords. But the truth is, they were everything but noble! Check out these 12 horrifying facts!
1. Women of Low Status Had to Pay in Order to Become Their Wives
You heard us! A Woman of no noble origin had to pay a significant amount of money in order to become the wife of a samurai. With this, they gained a better status but became their husband's servant, to be honest. They had to be available 24/7.