The novelist Evelyn Waugh was married to … Evelyn Waugh.
During the early 20th century "Evelyn" was one of those forenames which were commonly applied to both men and women. Evelyn Waugh, was an English writer of novels, biographies and travel books; he was also a prolific journalist and reviewer of books. His most famous works include the early satires "Decline and Fall" and "A Handful of Dust", "Brideshead Revisited" and the Second World War trilogy "Sword of Honour". Waugh is recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the English language in the 20th century. In 1929 he married one Evelyn Gardner, but the marriage was short-lived. So, confusingly, Evelyn was married to Evelyn...