Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Frances Power Cobbe||
She seems never to have wished to attain the prescribed female roles of wife and mother—having noticed that several women she knew were liable to Bad-Husband Headaches—and biographer Sally Mitchell finds no evidence of...
|Literary responses||Isabella Hamilton Robinson|
|Other Life Event||Maria Theresa Longworth|
|politics||Isabella Hamilton Robinson|
|Author summary||Isabella Hamilton Robinson|
|Textual Features||Charlotte Chanter|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Matilda Hays||
Gender roles are explored in a range of ways throughout Adrienne Hope. Lord Charles's sophisticated sister has spent considerable time with men: her experience makes her wary of protestations of love. The woman writer...
28 August 1857
The Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Act, also known as the Divorce Act, made divorce more readily available, but on unequal grounds for women and men.