East Anglian, Or, Notes and Queries on Subjects Connected with the Counties of Suffolk, Cambridge, Essex and Norfolk, Volume 3

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Samuel Tymms, Charles Harold Evelyn White
S. Tymms, 1869 - Cambridgeshire (England)

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Page 104 - I mean the right of marriage (maritagium, as contradistinguished from matrimonium) which in its feudal sense signifies the power which the lord or guardian in chivalry had of disposing of his infant ward in matrimony. For, while the infant was in ward, the guardian had the power of tendering him or her a suitable match, without disparagement, or inequality : which if the infants...
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