The Connoisseur Volume 11

The Connoisseur Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... Notice Readers of The Connoisseur who desire to take advantage of the opportunities offered herein should address all letters on the subject to the Manager of the Heraldic Department, at the Offices of the Magazine, 95, Temple Chambers, Temple Avenue, E.G. Only replies that may be considered to be of general interest will be published in these columns. Those of a directly personal character, or in cases where the applicant may prefer a private answer, will be dealt with by post. Readers who desire to have pedigrees traced, the accuracy of armorial bearings enquired into, or otherwise to make use of the department, will be charged fees according to the amount of work involved. Particulars will be supplied on application. When asking information respecting genealogy or heraldry, it is desirable that the fullest details, so far as they may be already known to the applicant, should be set forth. Answers to Correspondents Heraldic Department 7.--A morganatic marriage is perfectly legal. It is merely a marriage between a member of a reigning or mediatised family, and one not of a reigning or mediatised family. By this marriage the wife is excluded from the family name, Arms, and title, and the children, though perfectly legitimate, lie under the same disabilities, and are incapable of inheriting and transmitting a right of succession to the titles, Sovereign privileges, and entailed estates of the family; but they are entitled lo whatever may be settled on them by contract. In Germany morganatic marriages are frequently called left-handed marriages, because at the nuptial ceremony the left hand is given. 9.--A widower whose deceased wife was not an heiress cannot continue to impale her Arms with those of his own. He returns to his original...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845021
  • 9781236845023