If this seems like a harsh sanction, this law was a successor to the Bigamy
Act 1603, which made the crime punishable by death.
Foley was jailed for 14 months for defrauding the DWP and handed a consecutive six-month term for bigamy
Summary proceedings were raised against him, charging him with three counts of bigamy
As part of that trend, the number of bigamy
cases brought against men progressively increased after 1820, regularly reaching 20 to 30 cases annually by the end of the century.
The maximum UK legal penalty for bigamy
is seven years in jail, a fine or both.
After further investigations, Naugher was charged with bigamy
One of the ways around this before 1858 was for someone to practice bigamy
A WIDOW has been accused of bigamy
after the death of her husband - who left her his pounds 500,000 estate.
He was convicted of bigamy
in 2004 at Paisley Sheriff Court and sentenced to 200 hours community service.
The "couple" were yesterday remanded for eight days by Larnaca District Court on suspicion of engaging in a sham marriage, as well as possible bigamy
on the woman's part.
Summary: A former glamour model has walked free from court despite admitting bigamy
and being described as a "manipulative woman" by a judge.
Jailed for six months for bigamy
in 2004, she is now facing up to seven years' jail later this month after getting hitched to her fifth husband in 13 years.
is illegal in Great Britain, why is the Government paying allowances to men who have broken our laws by having more than one wife?
A former soldier who failed to divorce his first wife before marrying a fellow soldier was given a nine-month suspended jail sentence for bigamy
charge related to her marriage at Llandudno Town Hall in November to Derek Assheton-Smith.