Weddings & Divorces in History on January 24

Weddings in History

Henry I of England

1121 English King Henry I marries 2nd wife Adeliza [Adela] of Louvain at Windsor Castle

Edward III

1328 King Edward III of England (15) marries Philippa of Hainault (18) at York Minster, in York

Frederick Douglass

1884 Abolitionist Frederick Douglass marries his second wife suffragist Helen Pitts

  • 1978 Rose Dugdale and Eddie Gallagher become the first convicted prisoners to marry in prison in the history of the Republic of Ireland.