Find another word for adultery. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for adultery, like: unlicensed intercourse, infidelity, cuckoldry, extramarital affair and fornication.
The penalty for adultery was the loss of the eyes,.
When a divorce is obtained because of adultery, permission of the guilty party to marry again is in the discretion of the court.
A horrible reign of terror ensued, in the course of which the ex-tsaritsa Eudoxia was dragged from her monastery and publicly tried for alleged adultery, while all who had in any way befriended Alexius were impaled, broken on the wheel and otherwise lingeringly done to death.
10) prescribes death as the punishment for adultery; Proverbs (v., vi.
In May 1314, by order of King Philip IV., she was arrested and imprisoned in the Chateau-Gaillard with her sisterin-law Marguerite, daughter of Robert II., duke of Burgundy, and wife of Louis Hutin, on the charge of adultery with two gentlemen of the royal household, Philippe and Gautier d'Aunai.