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Re: irregular marriage 1787 Hay-Taylor
Posted by: Gordon (ID *****0738) Date: March 29, 2002 at 11:34:24
In Reply to: irregular marriage 1787 Hay-Taylor by Donna Hay of 671

An irregular marriage is one which is perfectly valid but for which no banns were called, rendering the marriage clandestine - the couple were often severely reprimanded by the kirk session, who tended to fine and forgive.

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