Britain’s most married man, Ron Sheppard (pictured), has known as off his engagement to would-be spouse quantity 9
Britain’s most married man has known as off his engagement to would-be spouse quantity 9, who he had by no means truly met, as a result of he stated it didn’t really feel proper.
Ron Sheppard, 71, from Somerton, Somerset, proposed to Rose Hans, 30, final month after a year-long romance that was sparked by a message she despatched him on-line.
The pair had by no means met in individual however the father-of-eight had hoped to tie the knot in February 2020 after she had accomplished a nursing course in Ghana, practically 5,000 miles away.
However the retired entertainments supervisor has now revealed that he pulled the plug on the upcoming nuptials through e-mail on the final minute.
Ron stated: ‘We have been supposed to fulfill on Friday. It did not really feel like the fitting factor for me to do – particularly when you do not actually love somebody.
‘She was doing all of the pushing. It did not really feel proper in my coronary heart. My love was all the time in a special place.
‘In fact, she was upset and all that – however I anticipated a pleading e-mail and I did not get that. She stated she could not take cellphone calls as she’s in Ghana.’
Ron, who his associates have nicknamed ‘Lord of the Wedding ceremony Rings’ as a result of he has tied the knot so many instances, now plans to jot down a e book about relationships.
He stated: ‘I wish to give myself a while – however individuals have requested me what I might do [about their problems] earlier than.’
Rose Hans (pictured) had hoped to marry Ron after finishing a nursing course in Ghana, practically 5,000 miles away
Ron had beforehand spoken about his engagement to Rose positively.
He stated: ‘Age is simply numbers and I do not care she is greater than half my age… I have never instructed my household but however they know what I am like.
‘She’ll be an awesome companion and being a nurse will assist me in my outdated age. This one will certainly see me out.
‘She does not ask for something from me – however I’ve given her just a few kilos for her gran.’
Ron (pictured with spouse quantity eight Weng) revealed that he pulled the plug on the upcoming nuptials through e-mail on the final minute
Ron instructed MailOnline on the time that the pair would correctly begin planning their marriage ceremony after Rose was within the UK and had secured a job however admitted it has been a ‘little bit of a quickie’.
Earlier than Rose, he had deliberate to wed Cristel Marquez-Lalic, 33, however their romance ended abruptly in 2017 when she needed to depart the nation after overstaying her visa.
Ron believed Cristel had left him for one more man and known as the Border Company to tip them off.
Chatting with the Daily Mirror on the time, he stated: ‘I am devastated, I did all the things for that woman and he or she does a runner, I really feel like such a mug.
‘We had no love life, nothing by any means as a result of she insisted she was a dedicated Christian and didn’t imagine in intercourse earlier than marriage.
‘She hated my Norman Knowledge impressions, she had no concept who he was. She’d simply sit there along with her earphones in taking selfies and I might must shout her identify simply to get her to take a look at me.’
Ron first married Margaret, collectively on their marriage ceremony day in 1966 (left). The pair had three youngsters and divorced after two years. He wed bride quantity three, Lesley (proper), in 1976
Ron along with his fourth spouse Kathy, who met in a vacation camp earlier than they married in 1982. That they had a daughter and lasted 4 years
However he turned suspicious when she misplaced her engagement ring and began making associates and going out extra.
Ron then went into her room and seen she had taken all of her baggage along with her.
He stated: ‘A good friend has instructed me she met one other man since she has been right here and is now with him. I’m devastated past phrases.
‘I beloved that lady with all my coronary heart. However I assumed it was for the very best I phoned the police and the Border Company simply in case she was attempting to remain illegally.’
Ron’s fifth spouse, Sue, whom he met in a bingo corridor and married in 1986. That they had two sons however she threw him out in 1997
Ron married spouse quantity Wan seven in 2003 (left) and his final marriage in 2004 was to Weng, (proper) which lasted for 11 years till the pair break up in 2015
Ron’s longest union lasted 13 years with the shortest lasting simply 10 months.
He was simply 19 when he tied the knot with first spouse Margaret in 1966 and the pair had two youngsters collectively earlier than divorcing two years later.
He then met second spouse Jeanette in a Kingston bingo corridor and so they wed in 1973, nevertheless it lasted one 12 months.
Ron Sheppard’s wives
Spouse No 1: Margaret in 1966. Had three youngsters and divorced after two years.
Spouse No 2: Jeanette, married in 1973 and divorced after only one 12 months collectively. Ron later described the union as a ‘enterprise transaction’.
Spouse No three: Lesley, wed in 1976. He left 5 years later following a string of arguments. The couple have two sons.
Spouse No four: Kathy, met in a vacation camp and so they married in 1982. That they had a daughter and lasted 4 years.
Spouse No 5: Sue, met in a bingo corridor and married in 1986. That they had two sons however she threw him out in 1997.
Spouse No 6: Usha, wed in 1999. They break up after 4 years when Ron cheated on her in Thailand.
Spouse No 7: Wan, met in Bangkok in 2003 and married that 12 months. The pair have been within the UK for simply eight months when Wan left him and returned residence.
Spouse No eight: Weng, married in 2004. The pair met on-line and Sheppard flew out to the Philippines. The couple have been collectively for 11 years and break up in 2015.
Ron has since described the wedding as a ‘enterprise transaction’ which enabled them to obtain an even bigger home from the council.
Shortly after their divorce, Ron met third spouse Lesley and in 1976 they tied the knot.
They went on to have two youngsters collectively and he stated he thought she ‘was for retains’, however he left 5 years later following a string of arguments.
He then meet 18-year-old blonde Kathy at Pontins vacation camp in Somerset and the pair married in 1982.
That they had a daughter collectively and lasted 4 years, regardless of Ron claiming it was a ‘rebound relationship’ following his break up from Lesley.
He met fifth spouse Sue at a bingo corridor. Regardless of admitting he was not ‘swept off his toes by her’, he moved in to her two-bedroom residence and so they married in 1986.
That they had two sons collectively however she threw him out when he was provided a job in Bournemouth.
He then went on to marry Usha in 1999, after the pair met whereas he was on a stop-off journey to Singapore. They lasted 4 years however break up after Ron cheated on her throughout a vacation alone to Thailand.
With divorce quantity six behind him, he met seventh spouse Wan in Bangkok in 2003 throughout a visit to go to an outdated good friend, nevertheless it solely lasted for eight months.
His final marriage was to Weng, who Ron met on-line after which flew to the Philippines to see. They married on the Isle of Wight in 2004 and break up in 2015.
The daddy-of-eight had deliberate to marry Cristel Lalec (pictured collectively) in 2017 however she is believed to have run off with one other man