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Background imageMarry Collection: Ruth and Naomi

Ruth and Naomi
Ruth tells Naomi, Whither thou goest, I will go. Thy people shall be my people, and thy god my god. Later she will marry Boaz and be grandmother to David

Background imageMarry Collection: Wallis Simpson

Wallis Simpson
A glamorous studio portrait of Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, later Duchess of Windsor (1896-1986), American socialite. Born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, she divorced her second husband

Background imageMarry Collection: Princess Louise on her wedding day

Princess Louise on her wedding day
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyl (1848-1939) on her wedding day on 21st March 1871. Louise married John Campbell, Marquess of Lorne, heir to the 8th Duke of Argyl

Background imageMarry Collection: Prince George of Wales and the Edinburgh family

Prince George of Wales and the Edinburgh family
Prince George of Wales (1865-1936), later King George V (pictured centre) with his cousins, the children of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg

Background imageMarry Collection: Race to Gretna / Newhouse

Race to Gretna / Newhouse
ONE MILE FROM GRETNA A couple desperate to marry race to Gretna Green in a four horse open top carriage but are pursued by those who wish to stop them

Background imageMarry Collection: Cambyses II admiring the beauty of the daughter of Amasis

Cambyses II admiring the beauty of the daughter of Amasis
Cambyses II desires to marry the daughter of Amasis for her beauty, but is then sent to the daughter of Apries. After facing this rejection Cambyses retaliated, demanding war. Date: C.520 B.C

Background imageMarry Collection: Too Young To Marry

Too Young To Marry
A wartime children's short story illustration of a pair of women sat in a room, with a relaxed, yet expectant posture. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageMarry Collection: Samson And The Lion

Samson And The Lion
This sculpture forms a depiction of part of Samson's Riddle, chapter 14 of the Book of Judges. Samson encounters a Philistine lady in the city of Timnah, whom he decides to marry

Background imageMarry Collection: Dividing Princess Beatrice's Wedding Cake, Windsor

Dividing Princess Beatrice's Wedding Cake, Windsor
Soldiers in the Barracks of Windsor Castle divide up the remains of Princess Beatrice's wedding cake. Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) was the youngest daughter of Queen Victoria

Background imageMarry Collection: Hercules, Dianira and Archelous

Hercules, Dianira and Archelous
This bas relief depicts the scene of Greek hero, Hercules, saving Dianira from having to marry Achelous, the river god, who is defeated. Date: circa 1924

Background imageMarry Collection: She'll be Queen Yet

She'll be Queen Yet
Impression of Edward, Duke of Kent showing off his baby daughter, Alexandrine Victoria, later Queen Victoria. After the death of King George IV, his brother, King William IV

Background imageMarry Collection: GOLDMARK/SABA LIEBIG 2

GOLDMARK/SABA LIEBIG 2
Act 2 scene 2 : Assad is enamoured of the Queen of Sheba and declares his passion, though he is engaged to marry the High Priest's daughter Shulamith. Date: first performed 1875

Background imageMarry Collection: GOLDMARK/SABA LIEBIG 3

GOLDMARK/SABA LIEBIG 3
Act 2 scene 3 : Assad, though king Solomon's favourite, angers him by renouncing the High Priest's daughter Shulamith, but the king insists that he marry her. Date: first performed 1875

Background imageMarry Collection: DECEASED WIFE'S SISTER

DECEASED WIFE'S SISTER
The DECEASED WIFE'S SISTER'S BILL is pushed through Parliament by Lord Dalhousie, allowing a man to marry his dead wife's sister if he chooses and she agrees Date: 1883

Background imageMarry Collection: Embarcation of the Doge of Venice to Marry the Sea

Embarcation of the Doge of Venice to Marry the Sea
The Embarcation of the Doge of Venice to Marry the Sea Date: 1829

Background imageMarry Collection: Comic postcard, Boy sees father kissing the servant

Comic postcard, Boy sees father kissing the servant Date: 20th century

Background imageMarry Collection: Comic postcard, Marriage proposal from commercial traveller Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Marriage proposal from commercial traveller Date: 20th century

Background imageMarry Collection: Comic postcard, Husband sitting on the floor, surrounded by debris

Comic postcard, Husband sitting on the floor, surrounded by debris, while his wife slams the door behind her Date: 20th century

Background imageMarry Collection: Comic postcard, marrying a policeman

Comic postcard, marrying a policeman Date: 20th century

Background imageMarry Collection: A Bride-Elect of the Spring - Miss Marion Mitchell

A Bride-Elect of the Spring - Miss Marion Mitchell
A Bride-Elect of the Spring - To Marry Mr Ivan Stancioff - Miss Marion Mitchell, only daughter of Mrs James Mitchell. Portrait photograph by Hugh Cecil. 1924

Background imageMarry Collection: Dog in human clothing on a comic greetings card

Dog in human clothing on a comic greetings card. Date: circa 1850s

Background imageMarry Collection: Country cottage and verse on a romantic greetings card

Country cottage and verse on a romantic greetings card
Country cottage and verse with marriage proposal on a romantic greetings card. Date: circa 1850s

Background imageMarry Collection: February the Twenty-Ninth - Perhaps Leap Year Proposal

February the Twenty-Ninth - Perhaps Leap Year Proposal
Following in the tradition that the once in four years 29th February is a chance for women to ask men to marry, one man appears to have a plethora of suitors to choose from. Date: 1912

Background imageMarry Collection: Bringing in Christmas

Bringing in Christmas
Pagan Christmas, with people enjoying the festive spirit with some hot mulled cider or two!

Background imageMarry Collection: A rare King Edward VIII pillar box, Lilliput, Dorset, England

A rare King Edward VIII pillar box, Lilliput, Dorset, England. He reigned from January - December 1936, when he abdicated to marry divorcee Wallis Simpson. Date: 1936

Background imageMarry Collection: GIRL DREAMS OF MONEY

GIRL DREAMS OF MONEY
The Dream of Young Girls - a girl dreams of wealth, even if the man who provides it is middle aged and balding : her true lovers despair... Date: circa 1850

Background imageMarry Collection: SERBIAN HEROINE

SERBIAN HEROINE
Sophia Ivanovich volunteers to serve in the Serbian army so long as hostilities against the Turks persist : she is engaged to marry the gentleman behind her Date: November 1912

Background imageMarry Collection: BORDER WEDDING

BORDER WEDDING
ONE MILE FROM GRETNA A couple desperate to marry race to Gretna Green but are pursued by those who wish to stop them Date: circa 1830

Background imageMarry Collection: A Jolly Wedding Party

A Jolly Wedding Party from the late 1940s. Love, rapture and excitement is etched on all the faces of the participants... Date: circa 1948

Background imageMarry Collection: Stephen Vernon and Ursula Filmer-Sankey

Stephen Vernon and Ursula Filmer-Sankey
Stephen Vernon and Lady Ursula Filmer-Sankey, eldest daughter of the Duke of Westminster, pictured in The Bystander after their wedding. 1940

Background imageMarry Collection: Suffragette Girls I Didn t Marry

Suffragette Girls I Didn t Marry. Man is booted out of the home for Lost, Stolen or Strayed suffragettes. A group of men-hating women shout and cheer

Background imageMarry Collection: Lord Snowdon with Princess Margaret

Lord Snowdon with Princess Margaret
Anthony Armstrong Jones (1930-present), also known as Lord Snowdon, pictured speaking to his wife at the time Princess Margaret (1930-2002) at a formal event. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageMarry Collection: Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
A colour illustration of Mrs Wallis Warfield (formerly Mrs Ernest Simpson) featured in The Sketch, prior to her marriage to the Duke of Windsor on the 3rd June 1937

Background imageMarry Collection: Lady Patricia Ramsay and her son

Lady Patricia Ramsay and her son
Lady Patricia Ramsay, formerly Princess Patricia of Connaught (1886-1974) with her son, Master Alexander Ramsay of Mar (1919-2000) around 1927

Background imageMarry Collection: Saint Victoria

Saint Victoria
SAINT VICTORIA Roman martyr who refused to marry her pagan fiance, or to offer sacrifices Date: 3rd century

Background imageMarry Collection: Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson in France

Duke of Windsor marries Wallis Simpson in France
Wallis Simpson and Edward formerly King Edward VIII, married on 3 June 1937 at the Chⴥ au de Cand鬠 France. Edward abdicated the throne in order to marry her. 3 June 1937

Background imageMarry Collection: When Women Vote A Proposal

When Women Vote A Proposal. When Women Vote, they will propose to the men. Lady down on one knee asks, Percy Darling, will you marry me? Man replies coyly, Really, you had better ask Mamma Miss

Background imageMarry Collection: Thumbelina and the Old Toad

Thumbelina and the Old Toad
An Old Toad tells Thumbelina that she must marry her ugly son. Illustration to a fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, first published 1835

Background imageMarry Collection: The Imperial wedding at St. Petersburg

The Imperial wedding at St. Petersburg
The Grand Duchess Alexandra Feodorovna, Princess Alix of Hesse, the imperial bride, arrives at the Winter Palace to marry Emperor Nicholas II

Background imageMarry Collection: Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson

Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson
The Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, pictured with Mrs. Wallis Simpson in May 1937 at the Chateau de Cande. Edward abdicated the throne in December 1936 in order to marry Wallis on 3rd

Background imageMarry Collection: Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson on holiday on the Dalmatian c

Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson on holiday on the Dalmatian c
King Edward VIII (1894-1972), later Duke of Windsor together with Mrs. Wallis Simpson (1896-1986), later Duchess of Windsor on the Dalmatian coast in August 1936

Background imageMarry Collection: The Sketch front cover: Mrs Ernest Simpson

The Sketch front cover: Mrs Ernest Simpson
Front cover of The Sketch magazine in March 1935, featuring a portrait by Dorothy Wilding of Mrs Ernest (Wallis) Simpson. The caption reads: Mrs Simpson is the beautiful wife of Mr

Background imageMarry Collection: Prince Carol and Princess Helen of Romania

Prince Carol and Princess Helen of Romania
Crown Prince Carol of Romania, later King Carol II, with his fiancee Princess Helen of Greece in 1921. When they married, Carol already had a chequered past

Background imageMarry Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted loving husband

Victorian scrap - Wanted loving husband
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted Loving Husband. late 19th century

Background imageMarry Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted nice little filly

Victorian scrap - Wanted nice little filly
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted nice little filly with " thou" or two. late 19th century

Background imageMarry Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted wife and caretaker

Victorian scrap - Wanted wife and caretaker
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted Wife and Caretaker. late 19th century

Background imageMarry Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted a nice party

Victorian scrap - Wanted a nice party
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted a nice party with comfortable business. late 19th century

Background imageMarry Collection: Victorian scrap - Wanted a chappie with some go in him

Victorian scrap - Wanted a chappie with some go in him
Victorian scrap - People Who Want To Marry - Wanted a chappie with some go in him. late 19th century



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