Marriage to a Scot seems to be the only legal way out to save Claire from falling into the paws of Black Jack Randall. And Jamie accepts to become her husband and protect her. Claire is overwhelmed by circumstances that are forcing her into becoming an adulteress and a bigamist. The hasty marriage takes place and, in order to be legal, it must be consummated that night.
Did You Know?
Jamie mentions his Aunt Jocasta while explaining his family tree. She is Colum and Dougal's other sister besides Jamie's mother. She is a supporting character in later novels and will appear in the show in a few years, possibly season/series 4. See more
Jamie would not know the word "hangover" as it related to the after effects of alcohol consumption. This sense of the word dates to the 1890s and is of American origin. It is, however, possible he could infer the meaning by context. See more
[after giving Claire a pearl necklace
They are scotch pearls. They belonged to my mother. And now they belong to my wife. They are one of the few things I have left of her. They're very precious to me. As are you Claire.
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