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cohabitation without being legally married

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Michael Sikora investigates remedies for socially unequal marriages via concubinage, bigamy, morganatic marriage, and mesalliance.
He found 'no great difference' in the number of illegitimate priest-sons between Argyll and wider Christendom, though the relative dearth of complaints about either illegitimacy or concubinage in Argyll and neighbouring Sodor dioceses may imply a greater acceptance of these acts in Highland society than elsewhere (p.
334, the husband can only be convicted of the crime of concubinage if he is found guilty of any of the following: (1) keeping a mistress in a conjugal dwelling; (2) having sexual intercourse under scandalous circumstances with a woman who is not his wife; or (3) cohabiting with her in any other place.
He accused officials of flouting the laws on marriage and concubinage, and undertaking raids to seize women as slave concubines.
Of the Koniagas of Kodiak Island and the Thinkleets is the practice of male concubinage.
Ila affirme que ceci a eu des effets secondaires catastrophiques ', tels que la proliferation du celibat des filles, l'augmentation du taux des divorces, l'extension du phenomene des meres-celibataires , le mariage coutumier , le concubinage et l'avortement.
Article 333 of the Revised Penal Code provides prison term of up to four years for violators of that law in which a married woman in a relationship commits adultery and a married man commits concubinage.
Regarding the Bible, the most obvious obstacle to Bavinck's claim is that this triadic structure is often accompanied by polygamy, concubinage, and divorce, and, moreover, as Bavinck observes, the first two are closely connected with the patriarchal structure of marriage and family life (TCF, 26).
He lives in concubinage with the victim for 17 years, concubinage after which resulted two children recognized by the father.
For example, for the "heretics," the major sins were simony and concubinage, and the clergy were the big offenders.
The text neglects the role of African plants in soul food, the plight of black women whom masters and overseers raped, and the mixed-race children that resulted from concubinage.
45) Duval's daughters appealed to the South Dakota Supreme Court, arguing that a South Dakota domicile prevented Duval and Hargrave from creating a common law marriage in either Mexico or Oklahoma, that Mexican concubinage is not recognized as a valid marriage in South Dakota, and that Hargrave and Duval did not have a common law marriage in Oklahoma.
Topics discussed include medieval theologians and the definition of marriage, concubinage and marriage in Denmark before the Reformation, modern notion of rape and the idea of consent before the 1200s, widows' opportunities in craft trades, and marriage among land owning peasants in Norway.
They did have a form of pseudo-marriage called concubinage, among many other customs as unlike those of Christendom as those of the West are becoming today.
Cristellon broadens our understanding of marriage in the pre-Tridentine period by showing that cases of stuprum (fornication) bigamy, concubinage and adultery complicated understanding of what the concept of marriage could allow and what it could not.