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Trivia Thursday #13

In England, prior to 1823, a male or female under the age of 21 could not marry without parental consent. After 1823,  a male could legally marry without parental consent at the age of 14 and a female could marry

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Trivia Thursday #6

In Cairo, Egypt in the early 1800s an unmarried man who did not own a female slave was not permitted to rent a house or apartment in most areas. If he could not reside with parents or  near relations, a single man without a female

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