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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Table of Degrees

a formal list of relationships, both by blood and affinity, within which degrees the Church of England authoritatively prohibits marriage. This table, usually printed at the end of the Anglican Prayer-book is ordered to be hung up in a prominent place in the nave of every church or chapel, by the authority of various visitation articles, especially those of archbishop Parker in 1563. (See AFFINITY).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Table of Degrees'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/t/table-of-degrees.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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