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Another view on the pre-contract

Matthew Lewis says:

Note that the first remaining record of the Woodville “ceremony” was in the 1484 Titulus Regius.

Another prominent possible bigamist?

Here we introduce the case of the future President Kennedy:

There are some clear differences. We don’t have full length research by a doctor of history, as we do for Edward IV. 87 more words

What happens when you conduct original research into mediaeval canon law?

If you are PROFESSOR R.H. Helmholz, you conclude that: “
The argument in canon law was made up of two strands of evidence, both equally important. 625 more words

A complicated case of 18th century bigamy

Earlier this week we took a look at bigamy cases heard at the Old Bailey and next we have the case of Maria Edkins, one of the 5 who was found guilty of bigamy. 891 more words


Bigamy in Batley? 

This is the curious tale of Stephen Burnett, the brother of my 3x great grandmother, and his wife Abigail Hirst.

Stephen was the son of Robert Burnett and his wife Ann Jackson. 1,513 more words

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