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Subject: Re: OT When did it become legal to marry one's sister-in-law?
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 12:34:37 EST



In a message dated 2/7/2006 9:15:17 AM Pacific Standard Time,
writes:

In Katherine's own lifetime people were still burned for the offense of
marrying a dead spouse's sibling, so it would seem that it really
wasn't considered universally cricket.


Can you explain then how it was that Henry VIII got away with it?
Thanks
Will Johnson


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