An arranged marriage was when the decision for a bride and groom to wed was not made by the participants, but by someone else.

Ping-Cho travelled with Marco Polo to meet her seventy-five-year old groom in an arranged marriage. The groom-to-be died from drinking an elixir of quicksilver and sulphur before Ping-Cho could meet him. (TV: Marco Polo)

Shortly after becoming king of Peladon, Pelleas was betrothed to Princess Pandora of Earth in an arranged marriage. This was intended to give Peladon a secure footing in the Galactic Federation along with granting Earth a discount on trisilicate imports. (AUDIO: The Bride of Peladon)

Juliette Vierge was chosen to ceremonially marry the Eighth Doctor, thus symbolically tying him to the Earth. (PROSE: The Adventuress of Henrietta Street)

Wolvern, the Duke of Trondheim, arranged a marriage between his daughter, Princess Freydis, and King Gissar Polvaderson of Iceland. The marriage never took place as Freydis decided to stay in Lowith with Henrik. (PROSE: Dark Horizons)

Krisztina was the Princess of Galen on Világ. She was to be married to the prince of the rival country Viktor of Malendia in order to end the war and form and alliance. She resented it greatly. (AUDIO: Arrangements for War)

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