Sentence Examples

  • Early in 1490 he took a further step and was betrothed to the duchess, and later in the same year the marriage was celebrated by proxy; but Brittany was still occupied by French troops, and Maximilian was unable to go to the assistance of his bride.
  • Mary, who was made by adoption a daughter of France, received a papal dispensation for her marriage with James, which was celebrated by proxy in Paris (May 1538) and at St Andrews on her arrival in Scotland.
  • The wedding was celebrated first at Vienna by proxy, and at Notre Dame by the emperor in person on the 2nd of April.
  • The marriage took place by proxy in the church of St Augustine, Vienna, on the 11th of March 1810.
  • It must be applied for, either in person or by proxy, at Rome by the archbishop within three months of his consecration or enthronement, and, before receiving it, he must take the oaths of fidelity and obedience to the Holy See.

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