Here’s an interesting trope for a Historical Romance novel. I wondered if anyone has tried weaving this historical tidbit into a tantalizing book, and apparently, they have (see below). Read all about it. Men who sold their wives.
‘The options available were to grin and bear it, try and get an annulment (tricky), desertion, bigamy, or to tie a rope around their neck and sell them at market to the highest bidder’ Read more at iNews/UK.
To read more about divorce laws, here’s a refresh on a previous post I wrote some time ago: AND THEY LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER