Elizabethan Marriage Customs

  1. Where did marriages take place during the Middle Ages? 
  2. Why were marriage contracts arranged?
  3. Who performed the marriage ceremony?
  4. What was the common age for marriage?
  5. What is a betrothal?
  6. What was the goal of a Renaissance wedding?
  7. Describe the common wedding attire during this period.
  8. Describe what foods might be served at a wedding feast.
Betrothal and Wedding
Love and Marriage
Feasts, Attire, and Customs