Compendium of the laws of England, Scotland and ancient Rome, Part 1

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Fraser and Crawford, 1839 - Marrage - 192 pages
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Page 31 - ... upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof...
Page 14 - And each of the parties shall say to the other, " I call upon these persons here present to witness, That I, AB, do take thee, CD, to be my lawful wedded wife [or husband].
Page 57 - And therefore if a woman commit theft, burglary, or other civil offences against the laws of society, by the coercion of her husband, or even in his company, (which the law construes a coercion,) she is not guilty of any crime ; being considered as acting by compulsion, and not of her own will.
Page 164 - Bigamy, according to the canonists, consisted in marrying two virgins successively, one after the death of the other, or in once marrying a widow.
Page 17 - It enacts, that whoever procures at Rome, or elsewhere, any translations, processes, excommunications, bulls, instruments, or other things, which touch the king, against him, his crown, and realm, and all persons aiding and assisting therein, shall be put out of the king's protection ; their lands and goods forfeited to the king's use ; and they «hall be attached by their bodies, to answer to the king and his council, or process of prœmunire facias shall be made out against them, as in other cases...
Page 12 - ... the consent of the person or persons whose consent to such marriage is required by law has been obtained thereto, or that there is no person having authority to give such consent...
Page 11 - ... that there is not any impediment of kindred or alliance or other lawful hindrance to the said marriage, and that one of the said parties...
Page 63 - Elizabeth his wife, or the survivor of them, with the consent in writing of them or the survivor of them, and after the decease of such survivor, at the discretion of the said trustees or trustee for the time being...
Page 14 - And each of the parties shall say to the other : — ' I call upon these persons here present to witness that I AB do take thee CD to be my lawful wedded wife [or husband.~\' Provided also, that there be no lawful impediment to the marriage of such parties.
Page 58 - In inferior misdemeanors, also, we may remark another exception; that a wife may be indicted and set in the pillory with her husband for keeping a brothel; for this is an offence touching the domestic economy or government of the house, in which the wife has a principal share...

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