born in wedlock

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Prior to 1947, Canadian women who married non-British status men lost their Canadian status upon marriage; children were considered "property" of their fathers if born in wedlock, and property of their mothers if born out-of wedlock.
problems: it is generally clear when a child is born in wedlock and
being born in wedlock generally implies being biologically related to
born to married intended parents is considered a child born in wedlock,
Her bastards were routinely incorporated into the household of the prince and even recognized as legal heirs, on occasion supplanting siblings born in wedlock.
Currently, children born in wedlock are registered as ''eldest son'' or ''eldest daughter'' and so on, but those born out of wedlock are registered as simply ''female'' or ''male.