2, scottish law allowed for " irregular marriages meaning that if a declaration was made before two witnesses, almost anybody had the authority to conduct the marriage ceremony.
Some scenes of Les grandes vacances (1967) with Louis de Funès were set there.
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(2009) Marriage Law and Practice in the Long Eighteenth Century: A Reassessment (Cambridge: CUP).
Gretna is the focus of Moonlighting, a 1975 song by Leo Sayer.Scotland, where it was possible for boys to marry at 14 and girls at 12 with or without parental consent (see.Though we dare say Gretna Green is as unlike what most people fancy, still we question that any have gone away disappointed.In Susan Enoch's "Rogue with a Brogue a Romeo and Juliet type story, the principal characters flee to elope in Gretna Green.Marriage in Scotland ).The residential requirement was lifted in 1977.Under the Act, if a parent of a minor (i.e., a person under the age of 21) objected to the minor's marriage, the parent could legally veto the union.It looks as if it were the capital of the God of Love, while the others exhibit the bustling, trading, money-making pursuits of matter-of-fact life.