Banns sentence example
Marriage by banns, licence or special licence cannot take place except in church.
I had strict orders to listen to the wedding banns, as my Auntie Win's name would be called out.
At first he refused to publish the banns of marriage between Mary and Bothwell, though in the end he yielded with a protest that he "abhorred and detested the marriage."
This would just give us time to have the banns three times, beginning with next Sunday.
This takes place as part of our regular 11am services We usually read the banns of marriage at the beginning of the service.Advertisement
Under the entry for 1760 there is reference to calling the banns ' till a marriage be bought ' .
Remember also to allow time for your marriage banns to be posted in your local church or Town Hall prior to your wedding day.
The bishops also exercise a certain jurisdiction over marriages, inasmuch as they have by the canons of the Church of England a power of dispensing with the proclamation of banns before marriage.