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Weddings & Divorces in History on March 21

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1874 Ulysses S. Grant's daughter Nellie marries in the White House

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant
  • 1891 A Hatfield marries a McCoy, ends long feud in West Virginia it started with an accusation of pig-stealing & lasted 20 years
  • 2002 King Mohammed VI of Morocco (38) weds information services engineer Salma Bennani (23) in Rabat, Morocco
  • 2009 British songbird who soared to the top of the charts with her hit "Unwritten" Natasha Bedingfield (27) weds California businessman Matthew Robinson at Church Estate Vineyard's in Malibu, California

Divorces in History


The Most Expensive Divorce in HistoryThe Most Expensive Divorce in History

1152 In one of the most expensive divorces in history, French King Louis VII is granted an annulment from Eleanor of Aquitaine on the grounds of consanguinity (being from the same kinship as another person)

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An artist's impression of what Eleanor could have looked like
An artist's impression of what Eleanor could have looked like
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