The licence gave permission to marry after one asking of the banns , which were forbidden from Advent Sunday to 13 January.
Mother asked Charles if he wanted to announce the banns through our local Church.
It gave anyone the right to object either in advance at the publishing of banns on three successive Sundays, or during the ceremony itself.
Notice of intention to marry had to be given by each party in their home parish (usually by publication of banns in the church), and the ceremony had to be performed in public.
I had a feeling things would take off this week; we'd known that if she was to get married, the banns would have to be displayed around now.
Mrs Edwards lived in Edgworth at the time and she told the court she and her fiance had been to church to hear the banns read.
The banns were posted two weeks before the press even noticed.
The requirement to be married in one of the resident parish churches and the calling of banns are being dropped.
Christ Church in Skipton read out the banns of marriage and no less than 12 couples were contemplating getting wed.
This notice or banns must be read thrice in the church at intervals of at least one week.