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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Podcast: The Fleet Registers or irregular marriage registers of 17th and 18th century London

"More than 200,000 clandestine or irregular marriages were performed in London between 1667 and 1754. The area around the Fleet Prison in City of London was particularly notorious, hence the name Fleet Registers, and at least one of the registers is known to be a forgery"

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