How English Men Used To Organize Wife-Selling Auctions

The Dishonorable Practice Where British Husbands sold their Wives

Wife Selling Auction | Image Source- Favereys

Did the title surprise you? I mean an auction of a person and that too of a wife by a husband!! Was that ever even true?

Yes, it was. It indeed sounds awkward, but wife selling was a practice that took place in England in the late 17th…

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