Mudcat Café message #3964535 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #24300   Message #3964535
Posted By: Jack Campin
03-Dec-18 - 01:48 PM
Thread Name: How many Mudcats have cats!?
Subject: RE: How many Mudcats have cats!?
Do some husbands actually take their new wife's surname?

This happened fairly often among the Scottish aristocracy, where adopting your wife's surname could be a condition for acquiring her wealth.