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Implied Marriage Agreements

Göran Lind

in Common Law Marriage: A Legal Institution for Cohabitation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366815
eISBN:
9780199867837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366815.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on several aspects concerning inferred agreements in relation to marriage contracts. Section 7.2 addresses the reasons for accepting inferred agreements, with the establishment ... More


Conflict of Laws and Choice of Law

Göran Lind

in Common Law Marriage: A Legal Institution for Cohabitation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366815
eISBN:
9780199867837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366815.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how the conflict of laws principles are applied to the issue of whether a common law marriage has been established between parties with connections to states other than the ... More


The Constitutive Requisites in the Future

Göran Lind

in Common Law Marriage: A Legal Institution for Cohabitation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366815
eISBN:
9780199867837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366815.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on a critical discussion concerning the different constructions of the constitutive elements and presumptions applicable in the establishment of a common law marriage and a ... More


Marriage in Town and Country

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

The question that underlies this study is the degree to which women were dependent upon marriage or were able to support themselves outside marriage. This chapter attempts to identify the marriage ... More


Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Julie Macfarlane

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

There is increasing attention among policy makers and the public to the role of shari’a in everyday life for Western Muslims, raising many negative associations and public fear. In fact, the most ... More


The Economy of Courtship

Laura Gowing

in Domestic Dangers: Women, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207634
eISBN:
9780191677755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207634.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The moral culture of sexual honour centred on the marital relationship. Before the solemnization of marriage, couples came to the court in battles over the establishment of a conjugal relationship, ... More


Contract Marriage

Lawrence Stone

in Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The courts survived the Reformation intact, and made regular use of archdeacon's visitations to oblige village churchwardens to report any cases of unmarried cohabitation, bastardy, adultery, or ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter outlines the coverage of this book, which is about the uncertainties and ambiguities surrounding the making of marriage in early modern England. This book provides a series ... More


Cases and Judicial Decisions Concerning Marriage

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses some aspects of the codified rules that govern marriage. The discussion turns to the decisions of the magistrate's court to see how these rules were applied. The chapter also ... More


Brace v. Cudworth, 1680–1682: A Written Contract

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on the marriage contract in England, focusing on the case Brace v. Cudworth which was seen in court in 1682. The case was filed by John Brace to reclaim Mary ... More


Women, marriage and statute law in Ireland

Deborah Wilson

in Women, Marriage and Property in Wealthy Landed Families in Ireland, 1750-1850

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077982
eISBN:
9781781703328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077982.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Clandestine marriages presented a problem for the Irish elite, and, in a bid to protect their property interests, this led the Irish parliament to introduce statutory measures to intervene in the ... More


Contracting matrimony

Alexander Samson

in Mary and Philip: The Marriage of Tudor England and Habsburg Spain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526142238
eISBN:
9781526152091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142245.00007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Unpicking the long association of Mary and her marriage with abrogation of English sovereignty, which historians have argued followed the reintroduction of papal jurisdiction, this chapter counters ... More


Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This critical study of Hardy's short stories provides a thorough account of the ruling preoccupations and recurrent writing strategies of his entire corpus, as well as providing detailed readings of ... More


Into Bondage Again

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Catherine White and her children were bought by Alfred V. Davis. Catherine accepted the situation with calmness and resignation, and she considered herself fortunate in ... More


Germanía contracts: the exception to the rule

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter Four of this moves away from the dotal regime to explore another system of marital assigns utilized in late medieval Valencian society, known as germania. This regime stipulated that all of a ... More


The Coutume de Paris Rules

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how the Coutume de Paris (customary law of Paris) influenced nineteenth-century domestic affairs, especially inheritance practices, in a large swath of northern France, as well ... More


October 2009: Money and Your Life

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses marriage contracts and separation agreements. Explores the differences of approach between Scots law and English law, and discusses two cases on section 16 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act ... More


Conclusion

Laura Gowing

in Domestic Dangers: Women, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207634
eISBN:
9780191677755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207634.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

In the civic world of late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century London, moral discipline made the sexual and marital lives of women and men a public concern. The invocation of moral rules in ... More


Repairs in the Dark: Measure for Measure and the End of Comedy

Sarah Beckwith

in Shakespeare and the Grammar of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449789
eISBN:
9780801460623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449789.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores the language of promising by focusing on Measure for Measure, a play by William Shakespeare in which marriage contracts and the relation between intent and consent are ... More


A Group of Noble Dames

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

in Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines A Group of Noble Dames, a collection of stories that mostly feature cross-class relationships or marriages. It shows several ‘noble dames’ who marry men from lower classes, as ... More


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