Weddings & Divorces in History on August 24

Weddings in History

King John

1200 King John of England (32) marries Isabella of Angoulême (12) in Bordeaux, despite her engagement to Hugh de Lusignan, Count of La Marche, prompting a rebellion

  • 1561 Wiliam of Orange marries for a second time Anna, Duchess of Saxony

James Cash Penney

1899 Businessman James Cash Penney (24) weds Bertha Alva Hess