Weddings & Divorces in History on June 13

Weddings in History

Martin Luther

1525 Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns.

Charles I

1625 English king Charles I marries French princess Henrietta Maria at Canterbury cathedral in Canterbury, England

Alfred Tennyson

1850 Poet Alfred Tennyson (40) weds Emily Sellwood (36)

Frederick Law Olmsted

1859 Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (37) weds Mary Cleveland

Owen D. Young

1898 US diplomat Owen D. Young weds Josephine Sheldon Edmonds in Southbridge, Massachusetts