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Dark Sovereign (1)

This is the first of our extracts from this innovative Robert Fripp play, concerning Edward IV’s bigamous marriage to Elizabeth Wydeville:

Two spirits, identical twin sisters Truth and Rumour, discuss the personality of Queen Elizabeth Woodville, while she embroiders onstage: 44 more words

Richard III

BELTRAN v PEOPLE of the PHILIPPINES (DIGEST)

BELTRAN v PEOPLE of the PHILIPPINES (DIGEST)

G.R. No. 137567; 20 June 2000

TOPICS: Prejudicial Question, Bigamy, Concubinage, and Nullity of Marriage

FACTS:

 Meynardo and Charmaine were married in 1973. 503 more words

Case Digest

Serial bigamy and murder again - the Henry VIII of Chicago?

On the left is Herman Webster Mudgett, alias H.H. Holmes, an American serial killer executed in May 1896 whilst a few days short of his thirty-fifth birthday. 192 more words

Buildings

Five things I learnt about my ancestors this week

  1. My grandma’s brothers, Cyril and Lawrence Marvell, lied about their ages to join the fighting in World War One.
  2. Cyril was killed at Gallipoli in 1915.
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Family History

The three lives and wives of John Cecil Rhodes

We have always known that my great-grandfather was a convicted bigamist. A few years ago, my dad pieced together what we assumed was a comprehensive history of his grandfather’s infidelity but further research by me has revealed that the story is even more convoluted than we thought. 625 more words

Family History

Joseph Leonard Downing: Another Bigamist Ancestor

Joseph Leonard Downing 1888-1961

Boot maker of Southend, London, Dover and Reading, and my third great grandfather.

Joseph is a relative that I still have many unanswered questions about – so you may find this post resurfaces in future with some updates. 912 more words

Biographies