Weddings & Divorces in History on May 12

Weddings in History

Richard the Lionheart

1191 Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre in Cyprus

  • 1641 Prince Willem II of Orange (14) marries English princess Mary Henrietta Stuart (9)

Roger Sherman

1763 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (42) weds second wife Rebecca Prescott (20)

Edward W. Brooke

1979 US Senator Edward W. Brooke (59) weds second wife Anne Lee Fleming