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  • Antonio and Francisca exit after the handfast ceremony is completed.
  • Antonio forces Francisca and Aberzanes to kneel and perform a handfast ( engagement ) ceremony.
  • She and Shakespeare are married in a " handfast " ceremony which is known only to them.
  • In 1381 records show a castle existed on the cliffs at Handfast Point to the east of the village.
  • Furthermore, a " handfast " or probationary marriage and pregnancy were frequent precursors to legal marriage at the time.
  • "' Old Harry Rocks "'are three chalk formations, including a stack and a stump, located at Handfast Point, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, southern England.
  • The verb " to handfast " in the sense of " to formally promise, to make a contract " is recorded for Middle to Early Modern English for the making of a contract.
  • The scene confirms what the opening scene had hinted : that Jane and Fitzallen have entered into a nuptial precontract, and that Jane is about to deliver Fitzallen's baby . ( This arrangement, a legally-binding engagement, a " handfast " or " " de praesenti " betrothal, " meant that the two lovers could engage in sexual contact and that their child would be legitimate  at least in some interpretations.
  • The Scottish Hebrides, particularly in the Isle of Skye, show some records of a'Handfast " or " left-handed " marriage taking in the late 1600s where the Gaelic scholar, Martin Martin, notes " It was an ancient custom in the Isles that a man take a maid as his wife and keep her for the space of a year without marrying her; and if she pleased him all the while, he married her at the end of the year and legitimatised her children; but if he did not love her, he returned her to her parents ."