Numerous ordinary activities have minor superstitions attached to them, but nowadays the average person travels through life unaware of these folk beliefs. That is, until somebody gets married.
Wedding cake superstitions and traditions.
Wedding dress superstitions and lore.
Numerous superstitions about the journey to the church.
Wedding ring superstitions.
Superstitions and cautions about choosing the wedding date and time.
Wedding veil superstitions.
An explanation of the custom of barring the newlyweds' way.
Wedding bell lore and superstitions.
The significance of confetti (and rice) explained.
Bridal garter traditions.
The bridal bouquet, plus other "next to marry" divinations.
A collection of superstitions and lore concerning shoes and weddings.
Smock weddings — a way to escape debts?
Why the bride is carried over the threshold.
Superstitions and lore about bridesmaids.
About the custom of the groom's not seeing the bride prior to the ceremony.
Assorted wedding superstitions.
Under a law known as the droit du seigneur, medieval noblemen had the right to spend the first night with newly-wedded brides.
Custom allows marriage-minded gals to propose to their boyfriends on