Scot's marriage law
Posted by P. Bingham on September 10, 1998 at 20:16:50:
In response to The Perils of Gretna, written by Galleon on September 10, 1998 at 18:40:58
] I think that Scottish law required only that a couple publicly declared themselves married, or acted as though married, to be in fact legally married.]
In order to legally marry they had to have a marriage contract signed before witnesses. Which means that they did require a written form of contract and acting as though married would not have been enough. They did not have any age requirements as England did, however.
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