Blog credit: Open University
Nothing at all, if the weddings are the ceremonies that couples want, conducted when they want, where they want, and by whom they want. But, according to Dr Stephanie Pywell, there is quite a lot wrong with the law that governs weddings, some of which existed before Queen Victoria ascended the throne.
The root of the problem
Parliament last debated some aspects of the law that governs weddings in England and Wales in 1836, when both were predominantly Christian countries.