Wife of Maj. John Dyke Acland, daughter of the first Earl of Ilchester.

Christina Harriet Acland

Wife of Maj. John Dyke Acland, daughter of the first Earl of Ilchester.

(--)Wife of Captain Elijah Bailey

Anna Bailey

(--)Wife of Captain Elijah Bailey

Wife of George III.

Queen Charlotte of England

Wife of George III.

"A count and his wife granting a charter to a city."—Myers, 1905

A Count and His Wife

"A count and his wife granting a charter to a city."—Myers, 1905

A mother standing on a porch looking over her child.

Couple arguing

A mother standing on a porch looking over her child.

Two couples waiting at each other, one pair from the doorstep of a house, the other from an old convertable car.

Couples waving

Two couples waiting at each other, one pair from the doorstep of a house, the other from an old convertable…

Also known as the old-wife, the long-tailed duck measures about seventeen inches, not including its characteristically long tail-feathers. It is common in both Europe and the United States.

Long-Tailed Duck

Also known as the old-wife, the long-tailed duck measures about seventeen inches, not including its…

"An apparatus at one time in use in Britain for the punishment of wives. The ducking-stool grew out of the cucking-stool, which was not, as many have supposed, a mere difference of name for the same thing. The cucking-stool of itself did not admit of the ducking of its occupants. It was a simple chair in which the offender was placed, usually before her or his (for the cucking-stool was not so specially for women as the ducking-stool) own door, to be pelted and insulted by the mob." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Ducking-Stool

"An apparatus at one time in use in Britain for the punishment of wives. The ducking-stool grew out…

"1. Tumbrel preserved at Leominster; 2. Ducking-chair in the museum at Scarborough." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Ducking-Stool

"1. Tumbrel preserved at Leominster; 2. Ducking-chair in the museum at Scarborough." — Chambers'…

An illustration of a family consisting of a mother, father, and three small children in a living room.

Family in Living Room

An illustration of a family consisting of a mother, father, and three small children in a living room.

An illustration of a gentleman and his wife. A gentleman is a man of a good family.

Gentleman and Wife

An illustration of a gentleman and his wife. A gentleman is a man of a good family.

Typhon was he wife of Anubis, God of Darkness. Typhon is also known as the Terrible One.

Egyptian God, Typhon

Typhon was he wife of Anubis, God of Darkness. Typhon is also known as the Terrible One.

Moses Adams, High Sheriff of the County of Hancock. "On the twelfth of May, eighteen hundred and fifteen, Mrs. Mary Adams, wife of High Sheriff Moses Adams, was found to have been barbarously murdered in her own house, in Ellsworth, Maine."

Sheriff of Hancock

Moses Adams, High Sheriff of the County of Hancock. "On the twelfth of May, eighteen hundred and fifteen,…

Dorothea Payne Todd "Dolley" Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849) was the wife of the 4th President of the United States, James Madison, and was First Lady of the United States from 1809 to 1817.

Dolley Madison

Dorothea Payne Todd "Dolley" Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849) was the wife of the 4th President…

An illustration of a man replacing shingles on a roof while he talks to a woman stick her head out of the roof.

Man and Woman on Roof

An illustration of a man replacing shingles on a roof while he talks to a woman stick her head out of…

An illustration of a man and woman sitting at the table reading.

Man and Woman Reading

An illustration of a man and woman sitting at the table reading.

An illustration of a man and woman talking at a table.

Man and Woman Talking at Table

An illustration of a man and woman talking at a table.

An illustration of a man and woman walking on the deck of a ship.

Man and Woman Walking on Deck

An illustration of a man and woman walking on the deck of a ship.

Reynard the Fox invites Tibert the Cat to spend the night. Tibert is summoning him to court but is persuaded to stay.

Reynard the Fox: Tibert the Cat

Reynard the Fox invites Tibert the Cat to spend the night. Tibert is summoning him to court but is persuaded…

An illustration of a squire and his wife. In feudal or medieval times a squire was a man-at-arms in the service of a knight, often as his apprentice. In later centuries, the term's meaning shifted. Squires are often known in current day as wealthy landowning people in rural England.

Squire and Wife

An illustration of a squire and his wife. In feudal or medieval times a squire was a man-at-arms in…

An illustration of a woman cooking fish.

Woman Cooking

An illustration of a woman cooking fish.

An illustration of a woman tying a man's robe.

Woman Tying Man's Robe

An illustration of a woman tying a man's robe.

An illustration of a woman carrying a serving dish.

Woman with Serving Dish

An illustration of a woman carrying a serving dish.