As non Brit it has always puzzled me the Anglican church doesn't like divorces while the roots are with Henry VIII.

I suppose he considered them annulments, not divorces.

Benny

2007/11/21, Gerald Britton <gerald.britton@gmail.com>:
<<Note
> that many things in genealogy are geared towards data 100 years ago, and
> divorce was not really common then or even possible. >>

Henry VIII might beg to differ!

On Nov 21, 2007 3:13 AM, Benny Malengier < benny.malengier@gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree to Gereld, please file a feature request on our bug tracker.
> Showing divorce/annulment alongside marriage looks like a good idea. Note
> that many things in genealogy are geared towards data 100 years ago, and
> divorce was not really common then or even possible.
>
> Benny
>
> 2007/11/20, Gerald Britton < gerald.britton@gmail.com>:
>
> > Sounds like you might want to file a feature request at
> > bugs.gramps-project.org.   Other sorts of family events are not
> > displayed in relationship view either, such as engagement, annulment,
> > civil vs. religious marriage, marriage banns, etc.
> >
> > On Nov 20, 2007 12:23 PM, James & Jeanette Dickin < j.dickin@wanadoo.fr>
> wrote:
> > >
> > >  Dear sirs
> > >
> > >
> > >  I am trying to set up my family tree, so please bear with me as a
> "newbie",
> > > and have met the problem of how to handle divorces.   Having read your
> FAQs
> > > and Tutorial I found the guidance shown below.  This seems logical and
> > > accurate but if a divorce is to be treated as the same as a death then
> > > shouldn't the divorce details show in the Relationship View (and
> possibly
> > > other views I have not yet encountered) as do the marriage details? The
> full
> > > history would then be seen.
> > >
> > >  If this is a stupid question from a Learner then I apologise for
> wasting
> > > your time - I have searched in many places to get an answer but could
> not
> > > find one.  I look forward to your response and, hopefully, an easy
> > > resolution.
> > >
> > >  Many thanks
> > >
> > >
> > >  Jim Dickin
> > >
> > >
> > >
> **********************************************************************************
> > >  How do I represent a divorce?
> > >  I want to indicate that two people are divorced, yet GRAMPS does not
> have a
> > > Relationship type of Divorced. How do I represent this?
> > >
> > >  GRAMPS does not consider Divorced to be a relationship type. Instead,
> it is
> > > an event that terminates the relationship. If two people are divorced,
> it
> > > does not change the fact that they had a relationship type of Married.
> > > Divorce, like Death, is one way in which a marriage is terminated. Just
> as
> > > the death of a spouse does not change that fact that two people were
> > > married, a divorce does not change the fact that two people were
> married.
> > >
> > >  So to represent a marriage that ended in divorce:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Create a family
> > > Add both spouses
> > > Set the relationship to Married
> > > Add an Event of type Divorce
> > >
> > >
> *****************************************************************************************
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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