Our brainteaser this week is about men’s wives and also their lovers (otherwise known as mistresses).
- When the Beatles broke up, Paul McCartney made recordings with his wife. What was her first name?
- In Shakespeare’s play, who did Othello marry and then smother?
- Who was the mistress of Admiral Horatio Nelson?
- The “Big Bertha” cannon of World War I was named after Bertha, the wife of a munitions manufacturer. What was her surname?
- Who was the second wife of American dramatist Arthur Miller?
- “Siegfried Idyll” was designed by which composer as a birthday gift for his wife Cosima?
- In 1712, Peter I, known as the Great, Tsar and Emperor of Russia, married his Lithuanian mistress. What was her first name?
- Which actress was married successively to Nick Hilton, Michael Wilding, Mike Todd and Eddie Fisher?
- Before she married the American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, what relation was Eleanor Roosevelt to him?
- Which French sculptor inspired the French sculptor Camille Claudel and the Welsh artist Gwen John, each of whom became his mistress?
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