Sentence Examples


  • On the 20th of August 1589, in spite of Queen Elizabeth's opposition, she was married by proxy to King James, without dower, the alliance, however, settling definitely the Scottish claims to the Orkney and Shetland Islands.
  • The marriage was celebrated by proxy on the 30th of September 1673.
  • The wedding was celebrated first at Vienna by proxy, and at Notre Dame by the emperor in person on the 2nd of April.
  • In order to protect her independence, Anne concluded an alliance with Maximilian of Austria, and soon married him by proxy (December 1489).
  • After a dispensation had been obtained for the marriage of the cousins (they were both descendants of Philip III.) Philippa was married by proxy at Valenciennes in October 1327, and landed in England in December.