Left-handed marriage

 
 
 

Marriages: Handfast, Morganatic & Left-Handed

30 October 2014
When is a marriage not a marriage? Most researchers are well familiar with the term common-law marriage (which did become a marriage, with longevity, in most societies), but historical records yield other delightful terms that can undermine our conclusions if we are not familiar with the practices involved. Today, we examine three of those. ...