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Most Popular Alphabet Post of 2014: B is for Bedding the Bride

As the year comes to an end, and I come to the end of the alphabet (I really could not find a good and fitting Z word to go out on), I wanted to reblog the most popular of my … Continue reading

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B is for Bedding the Bride

Marriage customs during the Middle Ages were varied and in some cases, exceedingly strange to our modern-day sensibilities.  One such custom was “bedding the bride.” The ceremony actually should be called “bedding the couple” because both bride and groom were … Continue reading

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