Wednesday Wedding Facts
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Welcome to Wednesday Wedding Facts, a fun and informative blog which explains some of the myths and legends behind the traditions we associate with current day weddings.
Some of the traditions date back to the Pagans, Ancient Greeks and the Romans. Some of the more usual events at today’s weddings are a lot more modern though, originating from the wedding of Queen Victoria to Prince Albert on February 10th, 1840.
These facts are generally updated on a Wednesday (hence the title….clever eh?), and some of them take a lot of research to establish the facts behind the stories.
Why do we exchange rings during the wedding ceremony, why are they round, and why do they go on the 3rd finger of the left hand?
For today’s “Wednesday wedding fact”, we’ll look at Lord Hardwicke’s marriage act which set the ground rules for much of the law surrounding marriages today