Elizabethan Era

Marriage Ceremony

The familes of the couple would sometimes enjoy a wedding feast were wised a long and happy life. When the marriage ceremony was over the wedding procession would return to their homes. The woman had very little, if any, choice in who her husband might be. with parental permission it was legal for boys to marry at 14 and girls at 12. The Bridegroom wore his best clothes which consisted of a doubtlet, breeches, hose, box pleated neck ruff and cod piece.

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