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Ways to Marry During the Regency

For most of Western history, marriage was a private contract between two families. Until the 16th-century, Christian churches accepted the validity of a marriage on the basis of a couple‚Äôs declarations. If two people claimed that they had exchanged marital … Continue reading

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