cuckoldom


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the state of a husband whose wife has committed adultery

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If one lives in this world, if one is in this commonwealth, one is living in a cuckoldom.
Well Pepe knows that before him looms the Cross of Cuckoldom.
Suffolk's errant love affair with the queen assists the effect of King Henry's weakness and ineffectuality (he accepts his cuckoldom with minimal protest) just as its violent end contributes to the sense of a whole kingdom reduced to bloodshed and anarchy.