Just a quick one today. The following horrific story was found in the Hull Daily Mail, July 15 1901.
“A man knocked a woman down in Matthias Road, Stoke, Newington, on Saturday, and proceeded to jump on her. ‘It’s all right; she’s my wife,” he remarked to policemen who came up. The unfortunate woman’s condition is serious.”
I don’t remember that part of the wedding service: “I promise to love, honor, obey, and legally exempt you from assault and murder.”
The worst part is that all I can think about is this: