In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She had been sentenced at Blackpool Magistrates' Court for an offence of bigamy committed in April 2002, which she admitted.
- During his days in court, the criminal past of the self-confessed liar and philanderer emerged, with offences of bigamy, theft, fraud and criminal damage, and a faked suicide among two changes of identity.
- When she confronted him, ‘He told [her] that he was getting a pension and that he would give her one half of what he Recieved if she would not have him arrested for bigamy.’
- For example, Denise Robins, a wildly successful Mills & Boon star of the 1930s, wrote of rape, abduction, bigamy, suicide, illegitimacy and divorce.
- Sharpe on the other hand was recorded as marrying legally in November 1990 before committing her first offence of bigamy the following May.
- Adultery, bigamy, and desertion were acceptable legal grounds.
- Within a year the resulting notoriety provoked the newly crowned James I to promulgate an Act that made bigamy a felony.
- In July, 1968, he appeared in court for bigamy, larceny and false pretences, with 116 offences considered, and was sentenced to two years jail, suspended for three years.
- Then in December 1999 the district attorney's office charged him with bigamy because he was legally married to another woman.
- In fact, laws against bigamy, adultery, and adult incest might be defended in the interest of preventing harm to others.
- Well, for instance, bigamy is a federal offence, and I have little doubt that the Commonwealth could prohibit people calling themselves married.
- Of course, Trudy turns to old reliable Norval, but even he's smart enough to realize it would be bigamy for her to marry again.
- Police issued an arrest warrant for bigamy and John, who now lives on the Isle of Man, turned himself in last week.
- A man was charged with bigamy for being married to 17 wives.
- For instance, is a marriage subsequent to a civil union bigamy?
- But someone blew the whistle and Michael was arrested for bigamy and hauled before the courts.
- In 1882 Congress passed a law making bigamy a federal crime.
- Federal and state laws against bigamy and polygamy reflect that tradition.
- But marriage itself is largely a creature of legal rules precluding divorce and prohibiting bigamy.
- She wanted adequate safeguards against dowry, bigamy, adultery, and apostasy in the new legislation.
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