Andrea Clare Grant and Shaun Townshend

A MEDIEVAL themed wedding was the order of the day for Andrea Clare Grant and Shaun Townshend.

The ceremony took place at Tattershall Castle.

The bride is the eldest daughter of Kay Markham, of Fishtoft, and Les Blackamore, of Algakirk.

The groom is the youngest son of Bruce Tonshend, of Boston, and Yvonne Wallace, of Southend on Sea.

The bride wore a champagne gold elvish medieval gown with train and hand embroidered bodice with ivory and silver braiding and breading.

She also wore an elvish silver circlet headdress with hanging diamantes.

She held a bouquet of burnt amber calla lillies mixed with ivory roses and trailing ivory.

She also wore an emerald green with gold embroidery Scottish widow cape lined with gold satin.

The maid of honour was Katie Smith (bride’s brother’s girlfriend), with bridesmaids Abigail Hoyles (the maid of honour’s daughter), Kayleigh Wallace and Amber Wallace (groom’s nieces).

They wore emerald green medieval dresses with ivory satin lined long flowing sleeves and embroidered medieval belts with gold trim.

They held bouquets of assorted ivory flowers with burnt amber calla lilies and trailing ivy.

The pageboys were Jude Hoyles (the maid of honour’s son) and James Blackman (bride’s godson).

They wore emerald green, gold and black medieval tunics with leather studded arm and leg armour. They also carried long swords belted at the waist.

The groom wore a medieval forest green tabbard with hooded chainmail coif and sleeves with studded leather leg, arm and shoulder armour.

He carried a long sword, belted at the waist, and a two-handed broadsword strapped across his back via a cross chest and shoulder belt.

He also wore a silver crown/circlet headpiece.

The best man was Christopher William Norton.

The reception was held at the Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa.

The bride was educated at Boston High School and the Italia Conti Academy. She is currently general manager of Cirrus Digital, of Boston.

The groom was educated at Aylestone Comprehensive School, Hereford, and is now a personal advisor at Spalding Job Centre.

The pair met through online dating.

The couple honeymooned in Turkey and have made their home in Boston.

Photographs by A. and K. Markham Photographers.