World-Class Romantic Disasters

Nov 16, 2015

So maybe you had a relationship or three that went awry: she threw your clothes in the yard, or he trashed you on Facebook. 

Credit Henry Holt

Those actions pale by comparison with some historically bad separations. 

Author Jennifer Wright documents 13 of the worst breakups in history in her book It Ended Badly.

How badly? 

Henry VIII appears in the book, and he had two of his wives beheaded.