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Offline LadyJayne

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Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« on: Monday 13 September 21 14:14 BST (UK) »
I'm struggling with to decipher  some of the above bond and hoping for some help to fill in the gaps.
This is what I have so far.

And lastly if the same Marriage shall be openly solemnized in the Church or Chapel in the …..between the hours appointed in the Con……..and according to the book of common Prayer were by Law Established And if the above bounden William Parker



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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #1 on: Monday 13 September 21 14:49 BST (UK) »
I think the first two missing words are 'Licence specified' and the second 'Constitutions Ecclesiastical'.   

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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #2 on: Monday 13 September 21 14:53 BST (UK) »
Minor addition:

…..and according to the form of the Book of Common Prayer
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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #3 on: Monday 13 September 21 15:54 BST (UK) »
More minor tune-ups:

...Ecclesiastical confirmed and according........Prayer now by Law...


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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #4 on: Monday 13 September 21 16:40 BST (UK) »
Many thanks everyone, now have I got this right?  :)

And lastly if the same Marriage shall be openly solemnized in the Church or Chapel in the License specified between the hours appointed in the Constitutions Ecclesiastical confirmed and according to the form of the book of common Prayer now by Law Established And if the above bounden William Parker
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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #5 on: Monday 13 September 21 16:54 BST (UK) »
I also have gaps in this part of the bond.  Many thanks

One Hundred Pounds of Lawful money of Great Britain to be paid to the said  official of this claim Attorney Executors, Administrators or Assigns for the …….payment of ……and each of us by himself

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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #6 on: Monday 13 September 21 17:24 BST (UK) »
...Official or his certain [Attorney? / Actorney?]...

...Assignes for the true Payment whereof We
bind ourselves and each of us by himself for the whole and...

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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #7 on: Monday 13 September 21 17:25 BST (UK) »
Many thanks everyone, now have I got this right?  :)

Yes, although a couple of spellings diverge from the original.

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Re: Needing help deciphering a Marriage Bond
« Reply #8 on: Monday 13 September 21 19:01 BST (UK) »
Thank you all so much! I still have couple of  words I'm at a loss with.  :)

above bounden William Parker …………?so said himself?  ..…his surrogates and all other his officers whatsoever by reason? of the ……?…. Then this obligation to  be void or else to remain in full force and virtue


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Pullan- Sunderland/Durham
Danks- Surrey/Middx/Kidderminster/Dudley