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Weddings & Divorces in History on April 24

Weddings in History

Mary, Queen of Scots

1558 Mary, Queen of Scots (15) marries French dauphin Francis (14) at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

  • 1575 William (the Silent) of Orange marries 3rd wife Charlotte de Bourbon and former French nun

Jesse James

1874 Outlaw Jesse James marries cousin Zerelda 'Zee' Mimms

  • 1963 English princess Alexandra marries Sir Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey
  • 2004 Prince Friso of Orange (35), 2nd son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands marries Mabel Wisse Smit (35) without formal permission of parliament.