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Secret marriages again

The practice of secret marriage, as indulged in twice by Edward IV, may have ceased in Europe as a result of the Reformation and Council of Trent.
However, the High Court decided today that a British woman married King Fahd of Saudi Arabia in 1968 – the quincentenary of Lady Eleanor Talbot’s death:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3301823/Secret-wife-late-Saudi-king-wins-15million-payout-son.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

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