Definition of Marriage licence
1. Noun. A license authorizing two people to marry.
Generic synonyms: Licence, License, Permit
Lexicographical Neighbors of Marriage Licence
Literary usage of Marriage licence
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shakespeare's Marriage, His Departure from Stratford and Other Incidents in by Joseph William Gray (1905)
"Four other bonds were also removed and improperly placed with some marriage licence documents, of various dates from 1601 to 1611, which are still kept in ..."
2. Shakespeare's Marriage, His Departure from Stratford and Other Incidents in by Joseph William Gray (1905)
"II THE marriage licence DOCUMENTS ... was entered into by Fulk Sandells and John Richardson on the issue of a marriage licence to William ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"marriage licence. Then the act, allowing of marriages by the one mode as well as by the other, also imposes a condition upon the party obtaining the licence ..."
4. Cases and Opinions on Constitutional Law: And Various Points of English by William Forsyth (1869)
"CASE and OPINION of the Attorney General, SIR CHARLES PRATT, as to the Grant of a marriage licence (i). 1760. Case.—If application is made to an ..."
5. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1868)
"The party is accompanied by one of the clerks in the Vicar-General's office to Dr. Robinson's, and when he brings the affidavit back the marriage licence is ..."