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Bigamist "Wife" Tries to Grab Control

Dear Mr. Premack: My father got married several years after my mother died. His new wife was still married to another man in Thailand when she married dad. 704 more words

Second Marriage

Do You Remember? When Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti Committed Bigamy

In February 1965, an Italian court in Rome declared the 1957 nuptials of Sophia Loren and her producer husband, Carlo Ponti, invalid, saying his Mexican divorce from his first wife, Giuliana Fiastri was not legal. 360 more words

Real Life Tales

A sordid tale of bigamy and attempted murder in Georgian London

On the 19th October 1739 Philip Blake, around 30 years of age and by trade a gardener, married Sarah Perkins at St Saviour’s Church in Southwark. 1,541 more words

Crimes Of Georgian England

Bankruptcy, Bigamy and Battles – The stories of three Simeon Grisdales – Part 2

In part 1 of these stories of three Simeon Grisdales I finished with the death of Simeon 1 in 1825 in Crouch End, Islington just weeks after he had been released from debtors’ jail. 1,123 more words


Bigamy in Birmingham: the tale of Horatio and Mrs Hoskins

At the Loughborough Petty Sessions in April 1846, a Mrs Hoskins charged her husband with having committed bigamy.

This was not unusual; bigamy cases appeared fairly often in court during the 18th and 19th centuries; as David J Cox has stated: 1,051 more words

19th Century