What is man who marries more than one what is he called?

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If a man commits the criminal offense of being married to more than one woman he is a bigamist. A man who is married to more than one woman in those countries where it is legal is a polygamist. The early Mormons in the United States were polygamists but then polygamy was made a criminal offense.

A man may marry multiple times in most countries as long as each marriage ends in annulment, divorce, or death. He can only be married legally to one woman at a time. Famous example: King Henry VIII of England- six wives, but never two at the same time.
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Is it polygamy if a woman marries more than one man?

Yes. The dictionary definition of polygamy does not differentiate between a man having or a woman having more than one spouse. The general term is polygamy . When a man ma

What is it called when a man has more than one wife?

Definition of Polygamy Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby one person has morethan one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. One is polygyny where a manmarries more th

Can Muslim man get married more than one time?

Praise be to Allah. 1 - The ruling on plural marriage in Islam: The shar'i text which permits plural marriage is: Allaah says in His Holy Book (interpretation of the meaning)

Can a Muslim man get married more than one time?

Yes, he can to marry more than once to unlimited number of marriages but not having more 4 wives at a time. Having more than wife is subject to conditions and certain rules an

Can a woman marry more than one man?

It depends on the laws and customs of the country concerned. The form of marriage you describe is called polyandry . It is the rarest form of marriage. Reportedly, the onl

Why can a Muslim man can get married to more than one wife?

Islam was formed during a time when polygamy was very common in several parts of the world, especially Arabia. Islam was designed to be compatible with all races and cultur
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Can a man marry more than one women in america?

Under existing law, the answer is no. To do so is considered bigamy. Some polygamous societies still exist, many of them considered to be offshoots of the LDS church, but none