Robert Monsey Rolfe, first Baron Cranworth

Standard Name: Cranworth, Robert Monsey Rolfe,,, first Baron

Connections

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Textual Production Caroline Norton
CN published A Letter to the Queen on Lord Chancellor Cranworth 's Marriage and Divorce Bill (after Cranworth had in fact withdrawn his bill).
Atkinson, Diane. The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton. Preface Publishing, 2012.
385
Atkinson, Diane. The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton. Preface Publishing, 2012.
33
Chedzoy, Alan. A Scandalous Woman: The Story of Caroline Norton. Allison and Busby, 1995.
249

Timeline

June 1854
Arguing for his Divorce Bill but against a husband's adultery as grounds for divorce, Lord Chancellor Cranworth remarked that it would be too harsh to bring the law to bear against a husband who was...
May 1856
Lord Chancellor Cranworth presented a second divorce bill, to which there were several successful amendments affecting married women's property.