Table of Kindred and Affinity

The Book of Common Prayer Table of contents

A Table of

Kindred and Affinity

wherein whosoever are related
are forbidden by the Church of England
to marry together

A man may not marry his:

Mother
Daughter

Father's mother
Mother's mother
Son's daughter
Daughter's daughter

Sister
Father's daughter
Mother's daughter

Wife's mother
Wife's daughter

Father's wife
Son's wife

Father's father's wife
Mother's father's wife
Wife's father's mother
Wife's mother's mother
Wife's son's daughter
Wife's daughter's daughter
Son's son's wife
Daughter's son's wife

Father's sister
Mother's sister
Brother's daughter
Sister's daughter

A woman may not marry her:

Father
Son

Father's father
Mother's father
Son's son
Daughter's son

Brother
Father's son
Mother's son

Husband's father
Husband's son

Mother's husband
Daughter's husband

Father's mother's husband
Mother's mother's husband
Husband's father's father
Husband's mother's father
Husband's son's son
Husband's daughter's son
Son's daughter's husband
Daughter's daughter's husband

Father's brother
Mother's brother
Brother's son
Sister's son

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