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You have to admit that seven of ten marriages ending in divorce is not a very promising statistic.
All the Reynolds girls had lengthy marriages.
This was usual in child marriages.
His policy of living at peace with England and of arranging marriages between the members of the royal families of the two countries did not commend itself to the turbulent section of his nobles; his artistic tastes and lavish expenditure added to the discontent, and a rebellion broke out.
In the Uniate Greek Catholic Church the "ambo" has become a table, on which are placed a crucifix and lights, before the doors of the iconostasis; here baptisms, marriages and confirmations take place.Advertisement
Two of his daughters, Saethryth and ZEthelberg, took the veil; while another, Sexburg, was married to Earconberht, king of Kent; and a fourth, Ã†thelthryth, after two marriages, with Tondberht of the South Gyrwe and Ecgfrith of Northumbria, became abbess of Ely.
This may be explained by a variety of causes, of which the chief is the maintenance by the Slays down to a very late period of gentile or tribal organization and gentile marriages, a fact vouched for, not only in the pages of the Russian chronicler Nestor, but still more by visible social evidences, the gens later developing into the village community, and the colonization being carried on by large co-ordinated bodies of people.
The apples appear to have been the symbol of love and fruitfulness, and are introduced at the marriages of Cadmus and Harmonia and Peleus and Thetis.
For this he was driven out, and, taking refuge with the Samaritans, founded a rival temple and priesthood upon Mt Gerizim, to which repaired other priests and Levites who had been guilty of mixed marriages.
Whatever the predominant party might think of foreign marriages, the tradition of the half-Moabite origin of David serves, in the beautiful idyll of Ruth (q.v.), to suggest the debt which Judah and Jerusalem owed to one at least of its neighbours.Advertisement
A similar penalty attached to intermarriage between Jews and Christians, and an attempt was made to nullify all Jewish marriages which were not celebrated in accordance with Roman law.
The peasantry preserve a grave and quiet demeanour, but they have their humble ideas of gaiety, and hold their gatherings on occasions of births or marriages.
He took advantage of the new reign to marry in June, 1547, before clerical marriages had been legalized by parliament and convocation, Margaret, daughter of Robert Harlestone, a Norfolk squire.
The Senatus Consultum of the 18th of May 1804 awarded to Napoleon the title of emperor, the succession (in case he had no heir) devolving in turn upon the descendants of Joseph and Louis Bonaparte (Lucien and Jerome were for the present excluded from the succession owing to their having contracted marriages displeasing to Napoleon).
The Heralds' College, the avvogadori di comun, in order to ensure purity of blood, were ordered to open a register of all marriages and births among members of the newly created caste, and these registers formed the basis of the famous Libro d'oro.Advertisement
In 1102 a national synod at Westminster under Anselm adopted canons against simony, clerical marriages and slavery.
Some of its enactments are purely pagan - thus one paragraph allows the mother to kill her new-born child, and another prescribes the immolation to the gods of the defiler of their temple; others are purely Christian, such as those which prohibit incestuous marriages and working on Sunday.
From these two marriages sprang the houses of Lancaster and Stafford.
The custom of marriages between brothers and sisters, agreeable to old Persian as to old Egyptian ethics, was instituted in Egypt by the second Ptolemy when he married his full sister Arsinoe Philadelphus.
Alexander meditated great marriages for his children.Advertisement
As early as1652-1654there is evidence of some slight organization for dealing with marriages, poor relief, " disorderly walkers," matters of arbitration, &c. The Quarterly or " General " meetings of the different counties seem to have been the first unions of separate congregations.
Law still refused in general to recognize the marriages of slaves; but Justinian gave them a legal value after emancipation in establishing rights of succession.
He took a leading part in the negotiations connected with the king's marriages, first with Madeleine of France, and afterwards with Mary of Guise.
Monks or bonzes are very numerous; they live by alms and in return they teach the young to read, and superintend coronations, marriages, funerals and the other ceremonials which play a large part in the lives of the Cambodians.
The tenth canon tolerates the marriages of deacons who previous to ordination had reserved the right to take a wife; the thirteenth forbids chorepiscopi to ordain presbyters or deacons; the eighteenth safeguards the right of the people in objecting to the appointment of a bishop whom they do not wish.Advertisement
Yakutsk is thoroughly Yakutic; marriages of Russians with Yakut wives are common, and in the middle of the 19th century the Yakut language was predominant among the Russian merchants and officials.
The establishment of the Jesuit college had attracted settlers to its neighbourhood, and frequent marriages had taken place between the Indians of the district and the colonists.
It contains, in addition to the ancient national records, adequate accommodation, in fireproof chambers, for all Scottish title-deeds, entails, contracts and mortgages, and for general statistics, including those of births, deaths and marriages.
In native cases the chiefs have civil jurisdiction in disputes among their own tribesmen and criminal jurisdiction over natives except in capital cases, offences against the person or property of non-natives, pretended witchcraft, cases arising out of marriages by Christian rites, &c. An appeal lies to a magistrates' court from every judgment of a native chief, and from the magistrates' judgment on such appeal to a native high court.
We cannot trace the gradations of this political revolution, but we know that it met with determined opposition from the crown, which resulted in the utter destruction of the Arpads, who, while retaining to the last their splendid physical qualities, now exhibited unmistakeable signs of moral deterioration, partly due perhaps to their too frequent marriages with semi-Oriental Greeks and semi-savage Kumanians.
Magyar was now declared to be the language of the schools and the law-courts as well as of the legislature; mixed marriages were legalized; and official positions were thrown open to non-nobles.
Wekerle, essentially a business man, had taken office for the express purpose of equilibrating the finances, but the religious question aroused by the encroachments of the Catholic clergy, and notably their insistence on the baptism of the children of mixed marriages, had by this time (1893-1894) excluded all others, and the government were forced to postpone their financial programme to its consideration.
The Obligatory Civil Marriage Bill, the State Registries Bill and the Religion of Children of Mixed Marriages Bill, were finally adopted on the 21st of June 1894, after fierce debates and a ministerial interregnum of ten days (June 10-20); but on the 25th of December, Wekerle, who no longer possessed the king's confidence,' resigned a second time, and was succeeded by Baron Dersb (Desiderius) Banffy.
Civil marriages have been permissible in Hamburg since 1866, and since the introduction of the imperial law in January 1876 the number of such marriages has greatly increased.
But at first the Roman citizen wore only an iron signet ring, and this continued to be used at marriages.
In their new environment the Nestorians abandoned some of the rigour of Catholic asceticism, and at a synod held in 499 abolished clerical celibacy even for bishops and went so far as to permit repeated marriages, in striking contrast not only to orthodox custom but to the practice of Aphraates at Edessa who had advocated celibacy as a condition of baptism.
Under the new act marriages of non Catholics solemnized by diplomatic or consular officers or by ministers of dissenting churches, if properly registered, are valid, and those solemnized before the passing of this act were to be valid if registered before the end of 1899.
They served the threefold purpose of sanctuaries, reservoirs and assembly-rooms. A special feature was their use for the celebration of marriages.
Though he took a part in the work of the reconquest, this king is chiefly remembered by the difficulties into which his successive marriages led him with the pope.
Marriages in the great majority of cases are arranged with little reference to the feelings of the parties concerned.
The ratio of marriages is approximately 8.46 per thousand units of the population, and the ratio of divorces is 1.36 per thousand.
There are thus about 16 divorces for every hundred marriages.
Polygamy is not practised; early marriages are rare, and their morals are generally better than those of their Christian masters.
Besides his relations with his maitresse en titre, the countess Lichtenau, the king - who was a frank polygamist - contracted two "marriages of the left hand" with Fraulein von Voss and the countess Ddnhoff.
The latter wished for more fasting, the prohibition of second marriages, a frank, courageous profession of Christianity in daily life, and entire separation from the world; the bishops, on the other hand, sought to make it as easy as possible to be a Christian, lest they should lose the greater part of their congregations.
The legal necessity for legislation in accordance with the agreement was, nevertheless, on a special reference, submitted to the privy council, whose decision affirmed the advisibility of legislation and the need for validating retrospectively marriages not supported by either Maltese or English common law.
A legend of his surreptitious bestowal of dowries upon the three daughters of an impoverished citizen, who, unable to procure fit marriages for them, was on the point of giving them up to a life of shame, is said to have originated the old custom of giving presents in secret on the Eve of St Nicholas, subsequently transferred to Christmas Day.
In spite of her birth and family she was at first favourably inclined to Spain, disapproved of her daughter Elizabeth's marriage with the elector palatine, and supported the Spanish marriages for her sons, but subsequently veered round towards France.
On this occasion he vindicated the sanctity of the temple by expelling Tobiah, reorganized the supplies for the Levites, took measures to uphold the observance of the Sabbath, and protested energetically against the foreign marriages.
Even before the beginning of the agitation led by Ronge, another movement fundamentally distinct, though in some respects similar, had been originated at Schneiderriihl, Posen, under the guidance of Johann Czerski (1813-1893), also a priest, who had come into collision with the church authorities on the then much discussed question of mixed marriages, and also on that PRO r.
The marriage rates in quinquennial periods up to 1905 were 19.6, 18.6, 21.0, 19.8, 15.6, 18.6, 18.6, 18.6, 17.4 and 17.4; the ratio of marriages to the marriageable population was for males (above 16 years) 61.5, for females (above 14) 46.0; the fecundity of marriages seemed to have increased, being about twice as high for foreigners as for natives.
The towns elected (until 1856) the deputies to the general court, and were the administrative units for the assessment and collection of taxes, maintaining churches and schools, organizing and training the militia, preserving the peace, caring for the poor, building and repairing roads and bridges, and recording deeds, births, deaths and marriages; and to discuss questions relating to these matters as well as other matters of peculiarly local concern, to determine the amount of taxes for town purposes, and to elect officers.
Zwingli had joined in an address to the bishop of Constance calling on him no longer to endure the scandal of harlotry, but to allow the priests to marry wives, or, at least, to wink at their marriages.
Sweden led the way, by making compulsory the parish record of births, deaths and marriages, kept by the clergy, and extending it to include the whole of the domiciled population of the parish.
A supplementary statement of births, deaths and marriages for each parish was required from the clergy, who transmitted it to parliament through the bishops and primates successively.
The parish statement of births, deaths and marriages was sent up by the clergy for the last time.
That large party which advocates a strict and jealous construction of the constitution would certainly oppose any independent legislation by the national Congress for providing a registration of births, marriages and deaths, or for obtaining social and industrial statistics, whether for the satisfaction of the publicist or for the guidance of the legislature.
Under the federal form of government, with its delegation of all residuary powers to the several states, the United States have no system of recording deaths, births and marriages.
The law has allowed the Federal census office in its discretion to compile and publish the birth statistics of divisions in which they are accurately kept; one Federal report on the statistics of marriages and divorces throughout the country from 1867 to 1886 inclusive was published in 1889, and a second for the succeeding twenty-year period was published in part in 1908; an annual volume gives the statistics of deaths for about half the population of the country, including all the states and cities which have approximately complete records of deaths; Federal agencies like the bureau of labour and the bureau of corporations have been created for the purpose of gathering certain social and industrial statistics, and the bureau of the census has been made a permanent statistical office.
The external legal forms of the union were marriages, inheritance and election; it was essentially the self-determination of the nations which brought them together.
Finally, ample scope for the display of tolerance - or intolerance - is found in the mixed marriages between Protestants and Catholics, which, as a result of the modern facilities for intercommunication and the consequent greater mobility of the population, have shown a large increase during the last few decades - in Germany, for instance.
The duchess of Kent had communicated her projects to Lord Melbourne, and they were known to many other statesmen, and to persons in society; but the gossip of drawing-rooms during the years 1837-38 continually represented that the young queen had fallen in love with Prince This or Lord That, and the more imaginative babblers hinted at post-chaises waiting outside Kensington Gardens in the night, private marriages and so forth.
In 1846 the affair of the "Spanish marriages" seriously troubled the relations between the United Kingdom and France.
We know with how much truth, fulness and decision, and with how much tact and delicacy, the queen, aided by Prince Albert, took a principal part on behalf .of the nation in the painful question of the Spanish marriages."
On the occasion of the coming of age of the queen's sons and the marriages of her daughters parliament made provision.
Two marriages were designed to cement this alliance.
Notwithstanding the opposition of the Protestants and nobles of France, the queen carried through her purpose and the marriages were concluded in 1615.
Under this system, which was intended to provide Netherlands India with a fixed population of European descent, Dutch girls were sent to the archipelago to be married to white settlers, and subsequently marriages between Dutchmen and captive native women were encouraged.
There is a growing tendency to mixed marriages, which are an important factor in religious changes.
The former was now mixed with Latin and classical expressions; much of the literature consists of fulsome panegyric, verses written on the marriages and funerals of nobles, with conceits and fantastic ideas, devoid of all taste, drawn from their coats of arms. The poets of this period are, as may be imagined, in most cases mere rhymesters; there are, however, a few whose names are worth recapitulating, such as Waclaw Potocki (c. 1622 - c. 1696), now known to have been the author of the Wojna Chocimska, or "War of Khotin," the same campaign which afterwards formed the subject of the epic of Krasicki.
His possessions had been enlarged by four successive marriages, particularly by that which he contracted in 1221 with Margaret, the sister of Alexander II.
Marriages depended much, as they marriages.
The anecdotes told of Gaia Caecilia are aetiological myths intended to explain certain usages at Roman marriages.
The term "canonical hours" is also used of the time during which English marriages may be solemnized without special, licence, i.e.
By that act the ceremony of marriage might be performed in a nonconformist place of worship, but it must be after due notice to the superintendent registrar and in his presence or in that of a registrar, and the building must be one that is duly certified for marriages.
The Marriage Act 1898 dispensed with the necessity of the attendance of a registrar at marriages celebrated at a nonconformist place of worship, substituting in place thereof a person duly authorized by the trustees of the place of worship, if the persons intending to be married so desire; but the parties may, if they wish, still require the presence of the registrar.
Five sons were the fruit of these marriages, of whom three, Louis, Andrew and Stephen, survived him.
In addition to those descended from these two marriages there are also the descendants of Edward, a brother of the electress Sophia.
There is no doubt that the marriages of heathen times were often of a kind which could not be permitted after the adoption of Christianity.
Among these may be mentioned marriages with brothers' widows and stepmothers, the latter especially in England.
Church became gradually more rare, the chief occasions being the question of the images in the 8th century, the quarrel between Photius and Ignatius in the 9th, the affairs of the four marriages of the emperor Leo VI.
The Holy Office continues, however, to deal with mixed marriages and marriages with infidels.
Proceedings for annulling marriages, which used to be reserved to it, were transferred to the tribunal of the Rota; reports on the condition of the dioceses were henceforth to be addressed to the Consistorial Congregation, which involved the suppression of the commission which had hitherto dealt with them.
As a prime remedy for the prevailing evils all marriages between the two races were forbidden.
The operation of Mendelian processes in human heredity is further shown by the close relationship that exists between the appearance of albinoes and cousin marriages.
Hence it is readily seen that it is among cousin marriages that the greater probabilities exist that two individuals bearing identical characters will meet, than in the population at large.
A b X N N(A) N+2N(A)+A No other rational explanation of the close relationship between albinism and cousin marriages is at present forthcoming.
In theory, the knight was the defender of widows and orphans; but in practice wardships and marriages were bought and sold as a matter of everyday routine like stocks and shares in the modern market.
Moreover, the same business considerations which dictated those early marriages clashed equally with the strict theory of knighthood.
In his marriages also he was influenced by political considerations, though to both his consorts he was an affectionate husband.
Pippin the Short was equally successful in maintaining his authority, and several marriages took place between the family to which he belonged and the Agilolfings, who were united in a similar manner with the kings of the Lombards.
Edward I., the elder son, was grandfather of Edward III., the marriages of whose numerous children greatly affected English history.
Broken in 1840 during the affair of Mehemet Ali the entente was patched up in 1841 by the Straits Convention and re-cemented by visits paid by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the Château d'Eu in 1843 and 1845 and of Louis Philippe to Windsor in 1844, only to be irretrievably wrecked by the affair of the "Spanish marriages," a deliberate attempt to revive the traditional Bourbon policy of French predominance in Spain.
In 1905, 485,906 marriages were contracted in Germany, being at the rate of 8o per thousand inhabitants.
Cherishing the privilege of 1156, they made treaties with foreign kings, and arranged marriages with the great families of Europe.
The traditional loyalty to the emperors, which was cemented by several marriages between the imperial house and the Babenbergs, was, however, departed from by the margrave Leopold II., and by Duke Frederick II.
Patents, marriages (of non-natives), &c., &c., form the subject of other laws.
They are mainly monogamous, and by rigidly abstaining from foreign marriages have preserved racial purity.
In 1845 parochial boards were created for relief of the poor, their powers being afterwards extended to deal with the statutes concerning burial-grounds, the registration of births, deaths and marriages, vaccination, public health, public libraries and other matters.
The king " lived on his own," on rent of crown lands, feudal fines and aids, wardships, marriages, and the revenues of vacant bishoprics.
He planned a set of royal marriages with England, and this was the ground of his subjects' charge against him of servility to England.
In the earlier time marriages between Jewish men and Canaanite women seem to have been not uncommon; whether (outside of Herod's family) there were marriages with foreigners in the Greek period we have no means of determining.
She, curiously, is the kuata or " go-between," even though her services are only employed in the respectable task of arranging marriages.
But the results of these marriages could not be foreseen, and the unification of France proved of more value than the possession of so wide-spread an empire.
In the case of mixed marriages, the condition of the child is determined by the free or villein condition of the tenement in which it was born.
The marriages of children engage the earliest attention of the parents.
It can hardly be doubted that this custom has been largely responsible for the crime of female infanticide, formerly so prevalent in India; as it also probably is to some extent for infant marriages, still too common in some parts of India, especially Bengal; and even for the all but universal repugnance to the re-marriage of widows, even when these had been married in early childhood and had never joined their husbands.
Where, as is generally the case, detail of sex, age, conjugal condition and birthplace is included in the return, the census results can be co-ordinated with those of the parallel registration of marriages, births, deaths and migration, thus forming the basis of what are summarily termed vital statistics, the source of our information regarding the nature and causes of the process of "peopling," i.e.
The principal influences upon this, in civilized life, are the number of the married, the age at which they marry or bear children, the fertility of marriages and the duration of life, each of which is in some way or other connected with the others.
In this case diminished prolificity where unaccompanied by a decrease in the number of marriages at reproductive ages, is attributable to the voluntary restriction of child-bearing on the part of the married.
In comparing the different countries, it may be noted that in some parts of Europe the rate is raised by the inclusion of the offspring of marriages not registered as demanded by law, though duly performed in church.
Italy and Scotlandmay be taken as examples of these two influences, and in Germany, too, the rates in Saxony and Bavaria, which are among the highest in Europe, are in part due to the non-registration of marriages sanctioned by religious ceremony only.
Noticeable among these quarrels were the so-called Kolnische Wirren of 18 37-4 0, when the archbishop of Cologne defied the Prussian government over the question of " mixed marriages, "- and paid for his rashness by a long imprisonment.
The most ascetic Christians began to question the legality of second marriages on the part of either sex, as even paganism had often reprobated second marriages of women.
The modern Greek custom is "(a) that most candidates for Holy Orders are dismissed from the episcopal seminaries shortly before being ordained deacons, in order that they may marry (their partners being in fact mostly daughters of clergymen), and after their marriage, return to the seminaries in order to take the higher orders; (b) that, as priests, they still continue the marriages thus contracted, but may not remarry on the death of their wife; and (c) that the Greek bishops, who may not continue their married life, are commonly not chosen out of the ranks of the married secular clergy, but from among the monks."
In northern and southern Italy public clerical marriages were extremely frequent, whether with or without regular forms. 3 The see of Rouen was held for more than a century (942-1054) by three successive bishops who were family men and two of whom were openly married.
St Pietro Damiani (988-1072) was a scholar, hermit and reformer, who did more perhaps than any one else to combat the open marriages of the clergy.
In other passages of his works St Bonaventura tells us plainly how little had as yet been gained by suppressing clerical marriages; and the evidence of orthodox and distinguished churchmen for the next three centuries is equally decisive.
A series of synods, from the early 12th century onwards, declared such marriages to be not only unlawful, but null and void in themselves.
His doctrine at that date appears to have been very vague; he seemingly rejected the invocation of saints and also second marriages, and preached penitence.
The registration of births, marriages and deaths is compulsory since the 1st of January 1885, but the provisions of the law are frequently eluded.
The law of 1865 gives the privilege of religious worship to other faiths, and the laws of 1883 made civil marriage and the civil registry of births, deaths and marriages obligatory, and secularized the cemeteries.
They were of Norman, Saxon or Welsh descent, and became so exclusive in their relationships that dispensations were frequently requisite for the canonical legality of marriages among them.
In June 1055 Victor met the emperor at Florence, and held a council, which anew condemned clerical marriages, simony and the alienation of the estates of the church.
He celebrates marriages in accordance with the provisions of the Foreign Marriage Act 1892, and, where the ministrations of a clergyman cannot be obtained, reads the burial service.
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.
The bishops had formerly jurisdiction over all questions touching the validity of marriages and the status of married persons, but this jurisdiction has been transferred from the consistorial courts of the bishops to a court of the crown by the Matrimonial Causes Act of 1857.
Knox's return in 1559 strengthened its position, and in 1562 the General Assembly enjoined the uniform use of it as the "Book of Our Common Order" in "the administration of the Sacraments and solemnization of marriages and burials of the dead."
These marriages suited the views of France and Louis Philippe, who nearly quarrelled in consequence with Great Britain; but both matches were anything but happy.
Next to these strictly lawful marriages came concubinage as a recognized legal status, so long as the two parties were not married and had no other concubines.
In Germany "left-handed" or "morganatic" marriages were allowed by the Salic law between nobles and women of lower rank.
In different states of Spain the laws of the later middle ages recognized concubinage 1 The difference between English and Scottish law, which once made "Gretna Green marriages" so frequent, is due to the fact that Scotland adopted the Roman law (which on this particular point was followed by the whole medieval church).
There seems to have been at times a pardonable confusion between some quasilegitimate unions and those marriages by mere word of mouth, without ecclesiastical or other ceremonies, which the church, after some natural hesitation, pronounced to be valid.
During the bitter conflict between laws which forbade sacerdotal marriages and long custom which had permitted them, it was natural that the legislators and the ascetic party generally should studiously speak of the priests' wives as concubines, and do all in their power to reduce them to this position.
This led her, in 1868, to contract one of those conventional marriages in vogue at the time, with a young student, Waldemar Kovalevsky, and the two went together to Germany to continue their studies.
However little the conduct of the French government in this transaction of the Spanish marriages can be vindicated, it is certain that it originated in the belief that in Palmerston France had a restless and subtle enemy.
The efforts of the British minister to defeat the French marriages of the Spanish princesses, by an appeal to the treaty of Utrecht and the other powers of Europe, were wholly unsuccessful; France won the game, though with no small lost of honourable reputation.
Still less satisfactory, from this standpoint, is the attempt to compile statistics of religious belief from the registrar-general's report on the number of marriages celebrated in the places of worship of the various denominations; for among those who are practically attached to no religious body, and even some Nonconformists, a prejudice survives in favour of having their marriages celebrated and their funerals conducted by the clergy of the Established Church.
Statistics of every kind - of climate, agriculture, mining, manufactures, trade, population, births, marriages, deaths, disease, migration, education - are liberally furnished by government agencies.
Edward heaped favours on his new relatives; his father-in-law was made treasurer, and great marriages were found for his wife's sisters and brothers.
If a husband dies leaving descendants only by a former marriage, the widow may take in lieu of dower the personal property that came to him by means of marriage, or if there be children by both marriages she may take in lieu of her dower right to his real estate an absolute right therein equivalent to the share of a child.
He was born on the 11 th of November 1661, and was the only surviving son of his father's two marriages - a child of old age and disease, in whom the constant intermarriages of the Habsburgs had developed the family type to deformity.
Both marriages were merely political - the first a victory for the French, and the second for the Austrian party.
When the reign of Louis Philippe came to a close through the opposition of his ministry, with Guizot at its head, to the demand for electoral reform and through the policy of the Spanish marriages, Cousin, who was opposed to the government on these points, lent his sympathy to Cavaignac and the Provisional government.
Baptism and extreme unction only were continued, lest souls should be lost; and marriages were permitted but not inside the walls of churches.
Henry secured great English marriages for three of them, and made the fourth, Aymer, bishop of Winchester.
The first occasion on which danger was threatened arose immediately after the installation of the new ministry on the luestion of the Spanish marriages.
While agreeing to this compromise, Lord Aberdeen declared that he regarded the Spanish marriages as a Spanish, and not as a European question, and that, if it proved impossible to find a fuitable consort for the queen among the descendants of Philip V., Spain must be free to choose a prince for her throne elsewhere.
In many parts of Germany the seasons of Lent and Advent are still marked by the use of emblems of mourning in the churches, by the frequency of certain phrases (Kyrie eleison, Agnus Dei) and the absence of others (Hallelujah, Gloria in excelsis) in the liturgical services, by abstinence from some of the usual social festivities, and by the non-celebration of marriages.
The toll-house of Lamberton displayed the following intimation - "Ginger-beer sold here and marriages performed on the most reasonable terms."
They are the friends of lovers, and bless marriages and make them fruitful.
A voidable marriage, such as were marriages between persons within the prohibited degrees before the Marriage Act 1836, will be sufficient, but a marriage which is absolutely void as all such marriages now are, will not.
In spite of the "enormities and filthinesses," which Giraldus says defiled the Irish Church, nothing worse could be found to condemn than marriages within the prohibited degrees and trifling irregularities about baptism.
Mixed marriages were forbidden between persons of property, and the children might be forcibly brought up Protestants.
The movement of the population shown in the other vital statistics-births, marriages, deaths-are mostly satisfactory, and show a steady and normal progress.
Jealousy arose between the children of the two marriages.
Hugh strengthened his position in Burgundy, Lorraine and Normandy by means of marriages; but just as his power was at its height he died (956).
Through marriages, conquests and inheritance, the dukes of Burgundy had enormously increased their influence; while during the Hundred Years War they had benefited alternately by their criminal alliance with the English and by their self.
After this double victory Marie de Medici could at last undertake the famous journey to Bordeaux and consummate the Spanish marriages.
They endeavoured to strengthen themselves against France by marriages with the royal family of England (see CATHERINE oF ARAGON) and the Habsburgs.
The episode of the Spanish marriages forms an important incident in the history of Europe; for it broke the entente cordiale between the two western Liberal powers and accelerated the downfall of the July monarchy in France.
The signature by the king of an ordinance giving legal validity to the civil Civil marriages of Catholics aroused a furious agitation Marriage among the clergy, to which bounds were only set Question, by the threat of the government to prosecute the bishop of Tuy and the chapter of Cordova.
Their churches are non -parochial, and they can perform such rites as baptisms, marriages, &c., only by permission of the parish priest, who is entitled to receive all fees due in respect of these ministrations.
They condemned marriage (save, perhaps, first marriages), the eating of meat, baptism of children, veneration of saints, fasting, prayers for the dead and belief in purgatory, denied transubstantiation, declared the Catholic priesthood worthless, and considered the whole church of their time corrupted by the "negotia saecularia" which absorbed all 1 One result is their inability to form a true theory of Judaism and of the Old Testament in relation to the Gospel, a matter of great moment for them and for their successors.
Some marriages start with a lurch before they get rolling.
However marriages solemnized by a religious celebrant may take place at any location.
Ceremonies Austrian law recognizes only civil marriages however, a religious ceremony may be performed after a civil marriage has been solemnized.
The minority of families where such tests may prove disruptive are not " marriages made in heaven " .
Marriages, initiated by elders, were arranged with the help of an ' aunt ' or the ' priest ' .
When dealing with highly formalized sets of exchanges, like marriages, Bourdieu's analysis is thoroughly appropriate.
We would be starting to arrange marriages for the eldest grandchildren.
Based in the South West From £ 25 plus expenses Samantha Morgaine email I have performed handfastings / marriages (non-legal ).
Thus Britain recognizes as refugees people fleeing non-state persecution - such as women escaping forced marriages - while Germany does not.
The Domestic Relations Bill recognizes that marriages in Uganda shall be either monogamous or polygamous bur does not outlaw polygamy.
Then there are the thousands of sham marriages and tens of thousands of bogus students, not to speak of one-legged roofers.
The songs of French troubadours were heard in English courts as a result of England's political affiliations and royal marriages.
French and Scottish farmers and fur-traders gradually settled along the Red River, and by their frequent marriages with the Indians produced a race of metis or half-breeds.
Two of his daughters, Saethryth and ZEthelberg, took the veil; while another, Sexburg, was married to Earconberht, king of Kent; and a fourth, Ãƒâ€ thelthryth, after two marriages, with Tondberht of the South Gyrwe and Ecgfrith of Northumbria, became abbess of Ely.
Its objects embrace (a) admonition to those who fail in the payment of their just debts, or otherwise walk contrary to the standard of Quaker ethics, and the exclusion of obstinate or gross offenders from the body, and, as incident to this, the hearing of appeals from individuals or meetings considering themselves aggrieved; (b) the care and maintenance of the poor and provision for the Christian education of their children, for which purpose the Society has established boarding schools in different parts of the country; (c) the amicable settlement of " all differences about outward things," either by the parties in controversy or by the submission of the dispute to arbitration, and the restraint of all proceedings at law between members except by leave; (d) the " recording " of ministers (see above); (e) the cognizance of all steps preceding marriage according to Quaker forms; (f) the registration of births, deaths and marriages and the admission of members; (g) the issuing of certificates or letters of approval granted to ministers travelling away from their homes, or to members removing from one meeting to another; and (h) the management of the property belonging to the Society.
In 1687 he made the daring innovation of lecturing in German instead of Latin, and in the following year published a monthly periodical (Scherzhafte and ernsthafte, verniinftige and einfdltige Gedanken ilber allerhand lustige and niitzliche Bucher and Fragen) in which he ridiculed the pedantic weaknesses of the learned, taking the side of the Pietists in their controversy with the orthodox, and defending mixed marriages of Lutherans and Calvinists.
Its emphasis on the observance of ri lual finds fullest development in the Priestly Code, subsequently promulgated; its protest against foreign marriages is made effective through the reforms of Ezra and Nehemiah;' the influence of its closing words on later expectation is familiar to every reader of the new Testament.'
In addition to his diocesan synods, he presided in 1873 over the fourth provincial synod of Westminster, which legislated on "acatholic" universities, church music, mixed marriages, and the order of a priest's household, having previously taken part, as theologian, in the provincial synods of 1853 and 1859, with a hand in the preparation of their decrees.
On the other hand, he published a treatise in 1838 against mixed marriages, and in 1843 wrote strongly in favour of requiring Protestant soldiers to kneel at the consecration of the Host when compelled officially to be present at Mass.
With the Roman Church, too, the king came into conflict on the vexed question of "mixed marriages," a conflict in which the Vatican gained an easy victory (see Bunsen, C.C.J., Baron Von).
Broken in 1840 during the affair of Mehemet Ali the entente was patched up in 1841 by the Straits Convention and re-cemented by visits paid by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the ChÃ¢teau d'Eu in 1843 and 1845 and of Louis Philippe to Windsor in 1844, only to be irretrievably wrecked by the affair of the "Spanish marriages," a deliberate attempt to revive the traditional Bourbon policy of French predominance in Spain.
In the past, political alliances were sealed by marriages among monarchs or nobles.
A record 15 percent—about one out of every seven—of new marriages in 2008 landed in the 'Marrying Out' category.
That year two marriages had come of these balls.
Registration of births, deaths and marriages commenced in Darlington District in July 1837.
A dispute over same-sex marriages in England has deepened...
Is it true that Asian women are passive, sexless beings forced into arranged marriages?
The right and duty to solemnize marriages was not assigned to the priestly family of Aaron or the Levite temple servants at all.
Unlikely, although quantum of spousal maintenance orders and provision after short marriages may increase in some cases.
The songs of French troubadours were heard in English courts as a result of England 's political affiliations and royal marriages.
Virilocal marriages and social controls on women 's mobility differentiate the ways men and women establish and maintain their social networks.
With so many marriages ending in divorce, the amount of single parent homes has risen over the past few decades.
Marriages today are true partnerships, and we're seeing that reflected in family naming more and more often.
Longer marriages usually result in higher alimony payments.
Even though rates are declining, marriages are still breaking up at an alarming rate.
Marriages that end in divorce usually do because one or both people are dissatisfied with each other.
While common law marriages still occur in America, breaking up legally may require planning and forethought.
If your state recognizes common law marriages, the elements below must be in place before the relationship becomes truly legal.
Even though it's obvious that marriages in trouble need some sort of change, most people resist the concept.
Like a machine with many moving parts, marriages suffer from everyday wear and tear that causes them to break down without proper maintenance.
The moment meaningful communication collapses, marriages enter a downward spiral from which it's difficult to recover.
Marriages in which the couple creates reasons to spend time together typically last longer.
Although many marriages do survive infidelity, it causes a lot of heartbreak and takes years of work to repair the damage.
By trying an array of ways to prevent divorce and heal marriages instead of giving up too soon, you can have a loving relationship that may well last forever.
The basic form lists several details about the clients such as names, date of marriage, details about children, addresses, previous marriages and children born of previous marriages.
Divorce rate statistics are commonly alleged to show that as much as half of all American marriages end in divorce.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compiles information on the number of marriages and divorces in the United States each year.
Overall, that makes for more than two million marriages in existence in the U.S. in any given year.
Additionally, each year approximately three of every thousand marriages are dissolved through divorce.
The fact that three of every six marriages end in divorce serves as the foundation for the statement that 50% of all marriages end in divorce.
In Kentucky during this period, the number of marriages per thousand residents dropped from 13.5 to 7.9.
South Carolina also saw a drop in the number of marriages during this time, with its number of marriages falling from 13.9 to 10.
These reports demonstrate that the number of marriages is declining more rapidly than divorce filings, and that divorce filings are remaining relatively stable.
The most common reported divorce rate statistics discuss how the age of the spouses, the number of previous marriages and the presence of children in the marriage affect a couple's chances of getting divorced.
Traditionally, second and third marriages are more likely to end in divorce.
This upward trend demonstrates how individuals with multiple marriages and divorces are more likely to have their next marriage also end in divorce.
It is only the decline in the number of marriages each year that makes the divorce rate seem so high.
While the statement that 50% of marriages end in divorce may raise many eyebrows, it does not indicate the eventual demise of all marriages.
Whether in the long-term half of all marriages will continue to end in divorce is questionable and dependent on how the number of marriages fluctuates.
Payment terms for marriages lasting less than 20 years are reduced.
I do believe though, given the realities of contemporary American life, Greek families still hold hope that their children will be happy in their marriages, whether it's agreed upon or not.
Those conflicted individuals, in some cases have had their marriages end because of those cultural pressures.
A 2009 survey conducted by Harris Interactive Polling determined that eHarmony was responsible for five percent of all marriages in the United States.
Keep things consistent by using baby pictures to indicate each birth, and wedding pictures to indicate marriages.
Fatigue and irritability caused by chronic stress can strain relationships and decrease work performance, putting marriages and employment at risk.
With one in three marriages ending in divorce however, those with considerable assets would be well advised to give the prenup at least some consideration.
The sad reality is that many marriages don't work out and in fact end on a very bitter note.
Most marriages were common law in European countries until the 1500s.
While in the majority of states, common law marriages aren't recognized regardless of the time period that a couple has co-habituated together, there are fifteen states which do recognize this union as legal.
Same sex marriages do not fall under the same rules that govern common law marriages.
In those states that recognize common law marriages, these unions are typically defined as between a man and a woman.
If a couple established a common law marriage in one state and moved to a state that doesn't recognize common law marriages, they would generally still be considered legally married.
Keep in mind that each state which recognizes common law marriages has specific guidelines for designating the union as a legal marriage.
In those states which legally recognize common law marriages, there are several benefits to this union.
Records have been kept on file for centuries in most countries around the world in order to keep track of legal marriages.
Each of the 50 states is responsible for keeping records of all marriages that took place in their own territory.
So, it's possible to find information about marriages that took place over 100 years ago in old newspapers, which may be available on microfiche in public libraries.
Strangely enough, many people find information related to marriages in 'attics'.
Romanticized Hollywood versions of marriage have little to do with the difficulties of real marriages.
The article covers people who have lost jobs, marriages, mates, and friendships over the game.
There are many reasons why alcoholism destroys relationships and marriages.
As a chronic disease, alcoholism destroys relationships (including marriages) and lives.
Alcoholism destroys relationships and marriages, but it can also be the catalyst for change and healing.
Ford also has four children from previous marriages.
Actress Nicole Kidman and country crooner Keith Urban's wedding was definitely one of those celebrity marriages that will be remembered for years to come.
It seemed as if theirs was one of the more stable marriages in Hollywood, but alas, Hilary and Chad had their problems too.
In addition to her failed marriages, Carmen Electra has been romantically linked to Tommy Lee, Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit, and B-Real of the rap group Cypress Hill.
Shanna Moakler and Travis Barker joined the ranks last year of other celebrity marriages that fell apart after they appeared in reality television shows.
Berry's previous marriages, to major league baseball player David Justice and musician Eric Benet, both ended in divorce.
Hollywood nuptials are usually bigger productions than movies themselves, and though a lot of star marriages are short-lived, their celebrity wedding pictures will remain forever printed and published somewhere or another.
No one really knows why so many Hollywood marriages end in divorce or why so many couples break up when they seem relatively solid.
After two failed marriages it seems that Berry's personal life is finally beginning to mimic her very successful personal life.
Maybe Mrs. Henderson saw Knight's other two marriages crash and burn and was simply advising him to take his time with this marriage and not let the cameras pressure him into rushing it?
The announcement came soon after the California Supreme court ruled that the ban on gay marriages was unconstitutional.
Osmond has been in the spotlight for most of her life as an entertainer and her marriages and breakups have been well documented in the media.
The husbands of Marie Osmond are extremely different from one another and this is reflected in many aspects of the marriages.
In addition to her marriages, Marie Osmond was once engaged to actor and singer Jeff Crayton.
The Julia Roberts biography covers a long list of successful Hollywood films, famous boyfriends, two marriages and three children.
The Julia Roberts biography includes many celebrity relationships, including marriages and engagements.
Rene has three other children from previous marriages.
When these fairytale marriages fall apart, it can be a real shock to fans and entertainment buffs.
A year later he became part of the cast of the series Two Marriages.
Marie Osmond has eight children from two marriages.
Her first two marriages, to David Ross Williams and Carl McLaughlin, both ended in divorce.
In a more modern era it's no different, except that the lineage is becoming weaker because of marriages to non-Jewish people.
Because there is no waiting period for marriages in Hawaii, couples can dock, arrange for their marriage license, enjoy a beautiful tropical ceremony, take photographs, and be back onboard the cruise ship before the sailing deadline.
Ancient Europeans used moonstone talismans for safe journeys, happy marriages and fertility.
Some ethnic groups looked upon arranged marriages as beneficial matches for the family as a whole, so often a family employed the services of a matchmaker for offspring to ensure solid liaisons.
In fact, the site brags that there have been five marriages among residents!
Marriages sundered, jobs lost, careers ruined, students expelled, and even lives lost, as we saw earlier.
But for various reasons - graduations, marriages, divorces, college - it is possible that the members of a family (still locked into that plan mentioned above) may no longer be in the same area as their plan started.
According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, the average marriage in the United States only lasts seven years, and one of every two marriages ends in divorce.
It includes the new husband and wife, plus some or all of their children from previous marriages.
Some families have only one parent; others are combinations based on second marriages; still others are comprised of unmarried couples living with or without children.
Nevertheless, the divorce rate among SIDS parents appears to be no higher than that for the general population, and in one survey half the respondents reported that their marriages had ultimately been strengthened by the experience.
Even though divorce rates peaked in 1979-81 and decreased slightly in the years following, half of all first marriages and 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce.
In 2003, Canada legalized same-sex marriages, according the same rights to gay married couples as to heterosexual married couples.
In 2004, due to several local and state actions, gay marriages were legalized in San Francisco; Massachusetts; Portland, Oregon; and several other areas.
They were as of 2004 all under legal challenge, and the California Supreme Court nullified the San Francisco gay marriages in mid-2004.
It also hosts numerous international databases, including Canadian censuses and European baptisms and marriages.
Illinois, for example has marriages, deaths and Illinois veteran information.
Fact categories make it easier to keep track of important facts such as deaths, marriages, emigration or births.
For example, if you are looking for 19th century marriage records, searching a database of 20th century marriages will be a waste of time.
It may contain parents' names, the ages of the couple, previous marriages, if any, and other helpful facts.
You'll find them by browsing the card catalog under the topic "Marriages."
Gen Wed offers a database of California marriages, vital records (births and deaths) and divorce records.
This site offers California marriages, vital records (births and deaths) and divorce records.
The site also features biographies, Civil War records and files, family histories, church records, cemetery records and tombstone photos, obituaries, resource links, marriages, mission records, California maps, and much more.
If you're blessed or "lucky" enough to have a family Bible in your possession or within access, you may find births, marriages and deaths recorded therein with first-hand accuracy.
The churches kept detailed records of members' births, baptisms, marriages and other important life events.
You can find information about births, marriages and deaths in the columns of the paper.
A particularly helpful one is the Bexar County Clerk's Office, which has a searchable database of marriages from 1837 through 1964.
Ohio marriages are filed with the Probate Court in the county where the marriage took place.
Those marriages do not require a marriage license or ceremony.Some probate courts have online searchable databases.
The State of Ohio Office of Vital Statistics maintains an abstract index for marriages beginning in 1954.
Ancestry.com has a searchable database of Ohio Marriages from 1803 to 1900.
The Ohio Historical Society has information on marriages for some counties and some dates.
Most, if not all, of these sites have references to marriages in the county.
For Ohio marriages, you might browse the Diocese of Toledo Catholic Parish Records 1796-2004.
The earliest documentation of marriages in Pennsylvania are mostly found in church annals, especially for the Lutheran and Reformed churches and the Quakers.
The state did not register marriages officially until 1885.
The City of Philadelphia also registered marriages, one of the few cities in the country to do so.
While there are many transcriptions of marriages in early churches, they are listed by congregation and rarely in one central location.
Quaker marriages were recorded in the Meeting minutes.
Ancestry also has other databases of early Pennsylvania marriages from a variety of religions.
Several transcriptions of Lutheran and Reformed marriages have been published.
The Pennsylvania State Archives has images of marriages from 1885 to 1889.
Many of these include listings of marriages in the respective counties.
The county Clerk of the Orphans' Court will have any original records for marriages in that county.
Florida Marriages Collection 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 is a database available on Ancestry.com, a subscription service.
The Freedman's Bureau Online has a list of marriages in Jacksonville in 1865.
These marriages were of African American former slaves.
Another source for information, Ancestry.com, also has a database of Freedman's Bureau marriages for the entire state from 1861 to 1869.
Nevada did not begin statewide registration of marriages until 1968.
The county recorder's office should be the first stop for researching historic Nevada marriages.
While the database does not contain all marriages for a county, nor all the counties in a state, it is a valuable resource for genealogists.
The Nevada Office of Vital Statistics can verify marriages in Nevada after 1968.
The first contains information on marriages between 1860 and 1987.
The second database is an index of marriages for Clark County from 1956 to 2005 and for the entire state between 1966 and 2005.
Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, also known as the Freedmen's Bureau, contain information on a variety of issues, such as marriages, medical care and land disputes.
Vital records can tell you about the major events in your ancestors' lives, including births, marriages, divorces, and deaths.
By the 19th and 20th centuries, many states and counties had begun to keep public records of births, marriages, and deaths.
Instead, they can include siblings, as well as additional marriages and blended families.
Will your family tree include siblings and multiple marriages?
It was originally titled "The Checkered Game of Life" and featured a simplistic checkerboard that represented the basic milestones of life - college, jobs, marriages, children and retirement.
Polyfidelitous groups are essentially marriages among multiple people.
Remember second marriages are significantly more likely to fail then firsts - mostly because divorcees are too eager to jump back in.
Although we have gotten away from arranged marriages in most Christian faiths, the matchmaking art still exists.
Here is a list from VH1 with dirt on the shortest celebrity marriages in history.
The Web MD article mentioned earlier lists a few additional reasons, which still basically boil down to women not getting what they want out of their marriages.