The custom was for the bridegroom and his friends to go to the brid's house and fetch her. it was usual for the bride to pretend to be reluctant to go, sometimes the bride would hide and be searched for, sometimes there would even be a fight between the groom an dhis friends and the bride and her friends.
They would go in procession to the church, accompanied by musicians and singing. The bride would normally just wear her best dress, decorated with ribbons, the 'white wedding' that we think of as traditional did not start until the 18th century. The bride would have her hair hanging loose over her shoulders as a token of her virginity, and would be garlanded with flowers and ears of corn. Everyone else would be in their best clothes.
Weddings, like baptistms, usually took place on Sundays and were traditionally celebrated in the church porch. the blessing of the rings was an important part of the ceremony, and so was the kiss from the priest. The bride was not given away by her father as is the custom nowadays, because weddings were considered to be mainly for the bridal couple's peer group.
After the ceremony was over, the married couple and their friends would go in procession to the new couple's house. On the way various obstacles might be placed in their way, and the bridegroom would be expected to pay a toll to get through, to demonstrate his generosity as head of a new household. At their new house, the couple would give a wedding feast for their guests, and would be given presents of money, plate and linen for their new household, but there was no 'going away', no honeymoon and very little privacy, for the highspot of the jollity of every wedding feast was the bedding of the bride and groom.
It was the bridesmaids' duty to prepare the bride for bed, to throw her stocking and distribute her garters and the knots of ribbon from her gown if these had not already been snatched in the general horseplay, before the groom arrived, surrounded by his friends. At grand weddings theer might be a bishop or two on hand to bless the marriage, bed, but in every case everyone still capable of standing up expected to come crowding into the nuptial chamber to offer good wishes, encouragement and explicit advice.
'Elizabethan England' by Alison Plowden
'For Better, For Worse: British marriages 1600 to the Present' by John R. Gillis