Document issued by a town or county authorizing the performance of a marriage
A marriage license was not required; banns could be read. A license cost more than banns and required a lot of time and red tape. People living outside the Kingston/Spanish Town area were only married by license if they were more well-to-do or influential.
a license authorizing a man and a woman to marry
a document issued to authorize a marriage
a document that authorizes the person performing the marriage ceremony to marry the man and the woman
a governmental document
a legal document
a piece of paper that authorizes you to get married and a marriage certificate is a document that proves you are married
a public license to start doing what might make people, and along with it comes legal responsibilities
A â€œMarriage Licenseâ€ is an official document that grants permission for a couple to be married, but it is not proof of marriage.
A document that authorizes a couple to get married. It is a payed document and it lasts a couple of days until it can be released.
a document issued to a prospective bride and groom upon application at a local court house. They present this document to the person performing the marriage ceremony who, in turn, fills out the necessary information and returns it to the city or county office that issued it. This information is then transferred to the couple's marriage certificate.
A marriage license (or marriage licence in British English) is permission from a legal authority (either church or state) for the marriage of two people to be performed. The details of how licenses are obtained, and in what circumstances, has differed between countries and throughout history. Licenses to marry began in the Middle Ages, when their purpose was to give permission for a marriage which would otherwise be illegal (for instance, if the necessary period of notice for the marriage had not been given).