A Nice Day (Eventually) for a White Wedding in the Middle Ages (Medieval Mondays #5b)

Medieval Marriage – a great post.

A Frame Around Infinity

Medieval wedding ceremony (note the location and the bride's dress) Medieval wedding ceremony (note the location and the bride’s dress)

In modern times, when a couple gets engaged to be married, they next begin planning the wedding celebration.

In the medieval times, long before the engagement, after overcoming the various challenges of finding a suitable partner discussed in last month’s post, the next step was to plan for death.  In particular, that of the man.

That is to say, there would be negotiations regarding the endowments the would-be bride and groom would grant each other.

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