Friday, May 8, 2015

Dispensation

From Tiny-Librarian:
Envelope from a letter written by Pope Pius VI on February 3, 1796, containing the dispensation for the marriage of Louis Antoine d'Artois, Duc d'Angoulême Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte de France. The dispensation was required because they were so closely related, being first cousins.
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1 comment:

Hans Georg Lundahl said...

Indeed, allowable, or even allowed under OT, but forbidden in Decretum Gratianum.