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Black sheep and bigamy

What did Walter Adams, former Mayor of Bundaberg, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, respected and revered member of society, think when his son announced his intention to marry the… 346 more words


What's Your Name? (Transgendered People and Bigamists)

I have long been intrigued by names and naming practices.  Believe it or not, there’s a whole academic sub-field of linguistics devoted to the study of names and naming practices — it’s called… 998 more words


The tale of Elizabeth Smith (and her second husband's first wife's first husband), 1766

Sometimes, when trawling through historical records, a researcher comes across personal stories that seem destined for Hollywood. Take this dramatic tale of romance triumphing against all the odds, featuring sexually-charged teenage servants, illegimate pregnancy, forced separation, triple bigamy, a few deaths, and a… 316 more words


The Name (Labeling) Game on a Throwback Thursday

A facebook friend posted an article irresistibly intriguing about a wealthy, powerful Florida man, now deceased, who married two women and lived parallel lives, raising two families–the Cone and Carlson families–the children of which attended the same private school. 1,288 more words


Triumph and Treasure with really, really good characters!

Triumph and Treasure (Highland Heather Romancing a Scot Series #1) by Collette Cameron

Overview by Amazon:

A disillusioned Scottish gentlewoman.

Angelina Ellsworth once believed in love—before she discovered her husband of mere hours was a slave-trader and already married. 718 more words

Historical Romance Novel

Mish-Mash: Bigamy, Hugs, and Empaths

Well, this is just an odd mish-mash…  My friend, L, shared the following article from the Mirror with me:

“She had us both under her spell”: Men wed to same woman are now best mates… 663 more words


Woman Finds Missing Husband 9 Years After Disappearing - Married To A Different Woman

Talk about a strange story.

Karen Marx was surprised as anyone to find out that her missing husband was married to another woman.

Marx’s husband, Adam, disappeared without a note or explanation nine years ago. 29 more words