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From: Suzanne Sommerville <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Filles du Roi Annulment
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 13:29:19 -0700 (PDT)
All of the reasons Mona gives are valid.
Of course, I will never know, but in reading a marriage contract that was later annulled, I saw that one of the items in the contract called on the prospectiver bride to support the mother of the prospective groom-- in France.
The prospective bride had been born in New France in 1663 and was a widow with no children. She had inherited her deceased husband's estate.
I wonder whether that particular clause made her think twice!
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 10:10:12 -0700
From: luella <>
Subject: [Q-R] Filles du Roi Annulment
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I was wondering if anyone would have the answers to the question:
What grounds would be needed to annul a marriage contract? Jeanne
Labbe's marriage contract to Pierre Mercier was annulled in Oct 1669.
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