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Are Chimney Sweeps Lucky at Weddings?
YES! ...and with good reason.
The tradition of a chimney sweep bringing the bride and groom luck on their wedding day is one that goes back many years.
Legend has it that 200 years ago a chimney sweep bravely stepped out and stopped the King's horse and coach as it bolted. King George II was so grateful to the sweep for saving his life that he announced by Royal Decree that all sweeps were lucky!
Today, seeing a chimney sweep on your wedding day is still a lucky omen and many couples choose to have them attend their wedding for a handshake for the groom and a lucky kiss for the bride.