First Report of the Commissioners ...
Great Britain. Commission to inquire into the state and operation of the law of marriage, as related to the prohibited degrees of affinity, and to marriages solemnized abroad or in the British colonies
George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1856 - 165 páginas
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Página 155 - So then, if while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress ; but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
Página 38 - Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.
Página iii - ... the fullest information on the subject, and to inquire of and concerning the premises by all other lawful ways and means whatsoever. And we do by these presents will and ordain that this our commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and...
Página 158 - The nakedness of thy son's daughter, or of thy daughter's daughter, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for theirs is thine own nakedness.
Página 159 - And all marriages so made and contracted shall be adjudged incestuous and unlawful, and consequently shall be dissolved as void from the beginning, and the parties so married shall by course of law be separated.
Página 4 - The statute then enacted, inter alia: •All marriages which shall hereafter be celebrated between persons within the prohibited degrees of consanguinity or affinity shall be absolutely null and void to all intents and purposes whatsoever.
Página 158 - If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger : her husband's brother 15 shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her.
Página 158 - The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.