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  • Marriage by banns, licence or special licence cannot take place except in church.
  • 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."
  • 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.
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  • I had strict orders to listen to the wedding banns, as my Auntie Win's name would be called out.

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