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Old December 19th, 2017, 12:44 AM   #1

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Which marriage has been the most scandalous???

There have been many scandalous marriages from the Ptolemy's marrying their siblings, Justinian marrying the whore/actress Theodora. Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson, EoR and that goat. The list continues.

But which was the most controversial behind which marriage, did the city fathers cluck their tongues and the women gasp and faint at the mention of it???

Personally I think the most controversial are Justinian and Theodora and Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson. I can't honestly say which is the most conversational.
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Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Pressly.
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OHH Nice one!!!!!

Reminds me.

Jerry Lee Lewis and Myra Gale Brown, he was 22 she was 13, the daughter of his cousin, and he was already married when they got married so they had to have another ceremony.

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OHH Nice one!!!!!

Reminds me.

Jerry Lee Lewis and Myra Gale Brown, he was 22 she was 13, the daughter of his cousin, and he was already married when they got married so they had to have another ceremony.
I recall consorting with underage girls was a habit he never really shook!
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Edward VIII and Mrs. Simpson was the one that immediately came to my mind.
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There have been many scandalous marriages from the Ptolemy's marrying their siblings...
Oh, no, those were *proper* and dictated by age-old custom! The god-kings of Egypt had been marrying siblings for thousands of years, by that point. It might have been a little weird for the Ptolemaic imports, granted, but hey, you don't mess with tradition! Marrying OUTside the family, THAT would have been scandalous.

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While it was controversial, ex King Eddie and "Wally" remained married for life. Not so for the popular marriage (at the time) of Prince Charles and Dianna.

Victoria's marriage to Prince Albert (1840) was not popular with the ruling class. Albert was given a relatively small allowance and no British title that would allow him to sit in the House of Lords. He only officially became Prince Consort in 1857.

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