Woodcut from Germany-15th Century, caption reads "How Reymont and Melusina were betrothed/And by the bishop were blessed in their bed on their wedlock"
Hindu marriage ceremony
A Jewish Marriage Contract
Mariage du Duc de Bourgogne, Louis de France (1682-1712)
A Jozef Israels painting depicting a Jewish Wedding (1903)
A Muslim couple being wed alongside the Tungabhadra River at Hampi, India, 2005.
Couple married in a Shinto ceremony in Takayama, Gifu, Japan, 2005
14th Century Illustration of David, Future King of Israel, and Jonathan, the son of Saul. Their story is in the Old Testament book of Samuel, and debate remains concerning the nature of their relationship
A same sex marriage ceremony in Holland, 2007
Same sex Marriage ceremony in Montreal, Canada.
Rally in support of Proposition 8 in California to limit marriage to heterosexual couples only--Fresno, Oct, 2008
Wedding Cake and toppers, created in favor of liberalizing marriage laws in Italy, January 2008
One of four newly wedded couples at a public wedding at Taiwan Pride, 2006
Rally to repeal Proposition 8 in Sacramento, CA
A royal marriage for love: Kate Middleton and Prince William kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following their wedding on April 29, 2011