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Questions tagged [marriage]

A marriage is an agreed partnership of one or more sentient entities.

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Besides Leia Organa-Solo, are there other example of married names?

As this answer points out, in canon, Princess Leia Organa eventually came to be known as General Leia Organa-Solo. Are there other examples of other characters altering their names by marriage? Or ...
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How would MACUSA prevent wizards from marrying muggles?

I'm interested in this quote from the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt: I do know a few things, actually. I know you have rather backwards laws about relations with non-magic ...
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Were there arranged marriages in wizarding Britain at the time since the first war?

The pureblood community in Britain seems to be very similar to the actual muggle aristocracy, and in general the wizarding Britain seems to be behind the muggle society. Was there any evidence that ...
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Are wizards and witches in Britain really allowed to marry muggles?

In the Fantastic Beasts movie we find out that American magical community doesn't allow any relationship with muggles. I think it's quite a sensible choice, considering that even the smartest and ...
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Is there any indication in the books that Lupin was in love with Tonks?

There were many signs that Tonks fell in love with Lupin - her patronus changed, she was miserable and subdued etc. I don't remember reading about Lupin ever showing affection to Tonks. While Lupin's ...
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Annulments in Westeros: What are the laws for annulment and could Robb have his marriage annulled?

Update S07E05: Thank you Gilly! Haha Westeros has annulments right? It's a pretty theocratic place so I guess there's no distinction of legal vs sept. I mean what's the law with the old gods? The ...
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Were there any marriages between Tyrell lord and woman from the current or ex royal family?

Were there any marriages before the beginning of the book "Game of Thrones" between any Tyrell lord and any woman from the Royal or ex-royal families (for example, Starks, Lannisters, Targaryen, ...
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Why didn't Harry Potter marry Hermione?

I am confused about the marriage of Harry Potter and Ron's sister, and why he didn't marry Hermione. Any idea?
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What is the relationship between Tenzin and Lin? [closed]

There was a discussion about who Toph married and another about who Sokka married. In these, they mentioned that it wouldn't make sense and wouldn't be okay (or something along those lines) because it ...
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Does marriage exist in the Star Wars universe?

Has anyone ever been definitively married in Star Wars? Luke's adoptive parents certainly seemed like husband and wife, but did they ever actually refer to each other as such? Having now watched The ...
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Did any Gryffindor marry a Slytherin?

Supposedly House Gryffindor and House Slytherin have a centuries-old enmity, but at some point this must have been overcome at least by a few individuals. In canon (books, Pottermore, interviews, ...
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What are the marriage customs in Tamriel?

In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the player has the option to participate in hetero- or homosexual marriage with any of the other playable races, with no judgment from other NPCs. I can't help but ...
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Won't River Song and the Doctor still have to have some sort of relationship in the next series? [closed]

I know that they got married in an alternative universe and it didn't count. But what about his name? In 'Silence in the Library' the Doctor says there's only one time he could tell her his name and ...
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Why can Jedi marry in the New Jedi Order?

In the Jedi order before the purge (Order 66) was carried out, Jedi weren't allowed to marry. The attachment that comes with matrimony and love made the potential of turning to the Dark Side a real ...
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What novel had forced inter-racial marriages to prevent discrimination?

I think that the protagonist had fallen in love with someone of their own race, which is obviously forbidden love. This book may also have had in it a law that forbade casting a shadow on solar ...
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Origin of “a flower marriage?”

In Kate Elliot's Cold Magic, set in an alternate-history Earth, there are two kinds of marriage; the long-term sort we think of when we hear the term, and a temporary marriage called a "Flower ...