Tag Archives: Marriage

Bishops and Civil Partnerships: an unfortunate statement

On 11th May 1625 Henrietta Maria married King Charles I, by proxy. Now there’s a thought, marriage by proxy! The custom was not unheard of in the Church of England (Henry VIII, for example, had done it too), bishops of … Continue reading

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There was a wedding…

The guests arrived on a lovely red old London bus. The Bride arrived to a fanfare (Prelude from Charpentier’s Te Deum) from trumpet and organ. Lucy – Fr Ian’s eldest daughter’s wedding had begun! Fr Ian spoke later, at the … Continue reading

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