1530s, past participle adjective from betroth (v.). As a noun, used by 1580s.
pledged become hitched
- the individual to that you tend to be engaged
- of Betroth
(imp. & p. p.) of Betroth
Moravia was subdued and its government entrusted to Rudolph's representatives, while Wenceslaus was again betrothed to one of his daughters.