About Marriage Logan Parker

what does betrothal mean?

a betrothal is a formal engagement to be married.(Baker 1)

3 marriage and betrothal customs of Elizabethan England

brides parents pay the dowry, marriage licence, and a celebration(Baker 1 )

how is the intention to marry announced?

it is announced 3 times at events. (Baker 1)

what is a dowry?

a sum of money, property, or goods (Baker 1)

how important is a wedding ring?

The ring goes on the ring finger. The common belief was that women have a vein in that finger that leads directly to the heart. (Baker 1)


to Shakespeare, by William Baker and Kenneth Womack, vol. 1, Facts on File, 2012, pp. 24-45. Facts On File Library of World Literature. Gale Virtual Reference Library, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=GVRL&sw=w&u=nysl_ca_queen&v=2.1&id=GALE%7CCX2025400014&it=r&asid=c87445b884972c236c27fad35e6c08ba. Accessed 8 Mar. 2017.


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