|Author:||Swinburne, Henry, 1560?-1623.|
|Title:||A treatise of spousals, or matrimonial contracts wherein all the questions relating to that subject are ingeniously debated and resolved / by the late famous and learned Mr. Henry Swinburne, author of the Treatise of wills and testaments.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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A treatise of spousals, or matrimonial contracts wherein all the questions relating to that subject are ingeniously debated and resolved / by the late famous and learned Mr. Henry Swinburne, author of the Treatise of wills and testaments.
Swinburne, Henry, 1560?-1623.
London: Printed by S. Roycroft for Robert Clavell ..., 1686.
First ed. Cf. BM.
Errata on p. .
Reproduction of original in University of Michigan Libraries.
Marriage law -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE READER.
SECT. I. Of the manifold signification and accep∣tation of this word Sponsalia, Spou∣sals, and whence it is derived.
SECT. II. The Definition of Spousals.
SECT. III. The division of Spousals.
SECT. IV. Of the great importance of the first Di∣vision or Distinction betwixt Spou∣sals de futuro and Spousals de prae∣senti.
SECT. V. What Persons may contract Spousals de futuro.
SECT. VI. Of Spousals contracted by Infants.
SECT. VII. Of Spousals contracted by Children be∣twixt Infancy and ripe Age.
SECT. VIII. Divers Questions about Marriages or Spousals contracted by Children.
SECT. IX. Of Ripe or Lawful Age for Mar∣riage.
SECT. X. By what Form of Words Spousals de fu∣turo are contracted.
SECT. XI. By what Form of Words Spousals de praesenti (being in substance Matri∣mony) are contracted.
SECT. XII. Of the Form or Manner of Contracting Simple and Conditional Contracts, and those also which be referred to a Day.
SECT. XIII. Of contracting Spousals either betwixt Parties present or absent.
SECT. XIV. Of Publick and Private Spousals.
SECT. XV. Of Contracting Spousals by Signs.
SECT. XVI. Of Spousals confirmed by Oath.
SECT. XVII. Of the Effects of Spousals.
SECT. XVIII. By what means Spousals are dissolved.