So with his friend Saint they performed marriages secretly
When Valentine's actions were discovered, he was sentenced to be beaten to death with clubs and to have his head cut off
During his time in prison it is believed that Valentine fell in love with the jailers daughter and he wrote a letter and signed it
Young boys would print a girls name on a jar and they would give it to the young during a festival. Once they did that it was possible for them to get married and become love ones.