was introduced to her future husband, Samuel Charles Blackwell, by Lucy Stone
, who was then being courted by Sam's brother, Henry Blackwell
. The Blackwell family opened their home to ABB
1 May 1855
At the wedding of Lucy Stone
and Henry Blackwell
in Massachusetts, they protested against the legal restrictions imposed on women after marriage.
The example of US feminist Lucy Stone
(whose wedding to Henry Blackwell
on 1 May 1855 had been designed by the couple to assert equality, and who had fought to keep her birth name once...