kissing her
Note from the chapter Mediaeval Sexual Behaviour in Sex In History

Several authorities erroneously state that the priest kissed the bride, but the canonical ruling is quite clear:

"Et accipiat sponsus pacem a sacerdote et ferat sponsae, osculans eam et neminem alium, nec ipse, nec ipsa"

— kissing him, and no one else, neither he nor her. So important was this ceremonial kiss held to be that Mary of Scots issued orders that any who refused it were to be reported.

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