After his divorce, Ed Logan declared, "Man, the good ones are all taken." This little bit of wisdom came to be called "Logan's Law". However, his friend, Steve Whortleberry, discovered that "Logan's Law" wasn't absolute.
In accordance with his desire for an heir, King Henry VIII made divorce permissible in the Protestant Church of England, but required the explicit authorization of the monarch. Consequently, divorce was all but impossible for ordinary people, as they would be unlikely ever to attract the monarch's attention.