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  • A bigamous marriage, by the ecclesiastical law of England, is simply void.
  • For example, if a woman marry B during the lifetime of her husband A, and after A's death marry C during the lifetime of B, her marriage with C is not bigamous, because her marriage with B was a nullity.
  • His children therefore were bastards, the offspring of a bigamous union.
  • Such a bigamous marriage is a true marriage in the sight of God (the necessity being proved), but it is not a true marriage in the eye of public law and custom.
  • A marriage of first cousins or a bigamous marriage may be declared void.
 

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