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  • Publication of the Banns was the public announcement by the minister during a normal church service that two people wish to marry, and an invitation to the congregation to declare any unlawful reason why they should not marry.

    History of American Women

  • Banns… and I do believe that you have made me drunk.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • In Catholic and Anglican churches one ‘published’ the Banns of Marriage by announcing them at the service … actually printing them on paper was an * innovation*.

    Publish or publish « BuzzMachine

  • Banns had to be published before a marriage could take place.

    History of American Women

  • The love and piety of all the villages around us; said the postillion — it is but three years ago, that the sun did not shine upon so fair, so quick-witted and amiable a maid; and better fate did Maria deserve, than to have her Banns forbid, by the intrigues of the curate of the parish who published them —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • On the sixteenth of next month the Banns must be put up in Ossory church, or you will lose the money.

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  • In little more than a fortnight, at the very latest, the Banns must be published in

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  • The love and piety of all the villages around us; said the postillion — it is but three years ago, that the sun did not shine upon so fair, so quick - witted and amiable a maid; and better fate did Maria deserve, than to have her Banns forbid, by the intrigues of the curate of the parish who published them —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Banns the man's name appears as William Jones, and by his mark, he signs the Register with William Jones.

    The Register of Ratlinghope

  • Should the "Banns be published," however the license fee is not required.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922

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