10 Most Bizarre But True Divorce Stories Pictures & Images

Romance for the Victorians could be a dramatic and dangerous affair ac...

Romance for the Victorians could be a dramatic and dangerous affair according to sensational newspaper reports of the time, writes Jeremy Clay.


08.06.2014 0

Have you ever wondered if you had an identical twin somewhere who not ...

Have you ever wondered if you had an identical twin somewhere who not only looked like you but made uncannily similar life decisions, liked and disliked the same things, and had the same habits? Ha…


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Do you want to know about what's really behind the Ouija board? Click ...

Do you want to know about what's really behind the Ouija board? Click away.


26.10.2014 0

From the anonymous boy whose death is a decades old mystery to the gri...

From the anonymous boy whose death is a decades old mystery to the grisly killing of a Hollywood starlet, check out these 10 cold case murders that continue to fascinate.


10.09.2015 0

In 1937 Hallie Illingworth vanished without a trace. Monty claimed th...

In 1937 Hallie Illingworth vanished without a trace. Monty claimed that his wife had run off with a sailor, soon afterwards he ran off with another woman; he would be granted a divorce from Hallie in 1938. His story seemed suspicious.. In 1940, two fishermen spotted an object floating on the water:...


06.08.2013 0

Regency Divorce and Annulments are much romanticized in Regency Romanc...

Regency Divorce and Annulments are much romanticized in Regency Romances, so let's look closer when there wasn't a Happily Ever After(HEA).


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It’s a truth universally acknowledged that after a bride and groom c...

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that after a bride and groom consummate the marriage the pitter patter of little feet will surely follow (and follow and follow and follow). Such was the…


11.04.2013 0

Gretna Green and marriage records features information about Gretna Gr...

Gretna Green and marriage records features information about Gretna Green as shorthand for any place where eloping couples could be swiftly married.


12.08.2014 0

Pranks rather than piety during the holiday festivities are on view in...

Pranks rather than piety during the holiday festivities are on view in Christmas in the Country, an English print from 1791.


26.12.2012 0

The Perils of May-December Marriages in the Nineteenth Century

The Perils of May-December Marriages in the Nineteenth Century


11.04.2016 0

We have had Mrs. Lillingstone and the Chamberlaynes to call on us. My ...

We have had Mrs. Lillingstone and the Chamberlaynes to call on us. My mother was very much struck with the odd looks of the two latter; I have only seen her. Mrs. Busby drinks tea and plays at crib…


20.06.2012 0

Regency marriage and the Hardwicke Act by Nancy Mayer

Regency marriage and the Hardwicke Act by Nancy Mayer


09.07.2015 0

Between the 17th and 19th centuries, wife-selling was a weird custom w...

Between the 17th and 19th centuries, wife-selling was a weird custom with a practical purpose.


15.08.2018 0

Want a cheap divorce? Sell your wife

Want a cheap divorce? Sell your wife


21.09.2018 0

A young couple about to be married at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gre...

A young couple about to be married at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Green


03.04.2014 0

Registration at Home of Foreign Marriages of British Citizens

Registration at Home of Foreign Marriages of British Citizens


11.06.2017 0

Gretna Green or the red hot marriage

Gretna Green or the red hot marriage


03.01.2014 0

English Historical History Authors -- The Price of a Broken Heart

English Historical History Authors -- The Price of a Broken Heart


11.06.2016 0

hogarth engravings - Google Search

hogarth engravings - Google Search


16.11.2014 0

Unknown Artist - Marriage Proposal

Unknown Artist - Marriage Proposal


11.09.2015 0

Henry Singleton (1766-1839) - The Marriage of George IV (1762-1830) wh...

Henry Singleton (1766-1839) - The Marriage of George IV (1762-1830) when Prince of Wales


10.12.2014 0

a whole blog dedicated to Jane Austen? yes, please...

a whole blog dedicated to Jane Austen? yes, please...


03.07.2013 0

The English aristocrat often lived beyond his means. Maintaining count...

The English aristocrat often lived beyond his means. Maintaining country houses (often several of them) and a large Georgian town house in Mayfair took its toll on his purse strings. In addition to…


07.10.2015 0

What you had in Britain was just a whole variety of fostering, indentu...

What you had in Britain was just a whole variety of fostering, indenture, wardship, guardianship, apprenticeship, and various less-formal-arrangement-ships . . . but nothing that put the child on an equal footing with children born in a marriage. So how did they manage the whole orphaned-child probl...


29.07.2016 0

King William III of England (''William of Orange'')

King William III of England (''William of Orange'')


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