Category: Divorce

Once in a Lifetime (The Harringtons)

Gwynne Forster

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Explore! 1427: A tax survey among Christians in Florence, Italy, determines that Jewish women were usually married between ages 14 and 18, to men between the ages of 24 and 28. 1525: Henry VIII seeks an annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon; the annulment was granted in 1533 by Archbishop Thomas Cramner (after Henry had already married Anne Boleyn in 1532). 1534: The English Parliament passes the Act of Supremacy and severs the country's relationship with the ruling hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church; the act declares the king to be “the only Supreme Head in Earth of the Church of England.” 1537: In Strasbourg (in Alsace, now France) a law specifies that a marriage may be valid and legal without a church ceremony. 1553: The Republic of Venice establishes a tribunal to deal with dowry disputes. 1563: The Roman Catholic Church, at the Council of Trent, rules that clandestine marriages will not be valid, and requires that marriages be performed before a priest and witnesses. 1600s: In the Massachusetts Bay colony, there are 54 petitions for divorce, with 44 of those being successful. 1639: The first divorce is granted in the American colonies, in the Massachusetts Bay colony to James Luxford's wife, who petitioned a magistrate for divorce on the grounds that the marriage was bigamous (Luxford was already married to someone else at the time he married her). 1641: In the American colonies, a Massachusetts law grants an “innocent” divorced wife the right to retain her dower rights. 1642: The English poet John Milton marries Marie Powell, who shortly thereafter leaves him; this experience prompts Milton to write four tracts on divorce, which was not legally permitted in England at that time. 1643: The second divorce is granted in the American colonies, also to a woman, Anne Clarke, who was granted a divorce by the Court of Assistants on the grounds of desertion. [Page xxxii]1644: John Milton publishes Judgement of Martin Bucer, which contains Milton's translations of Bucer's argument to allow divorce. 1650: Rhode Island passes a statute that allows divorce only for the cause of adultery. 1655: In New Netherland (later New York), John Hickes is granted a divorce on the grounds of desertion and adultery. 1660: In the American colonies, the Court of Assistants is explicitly granted the privilege to hear divorce cases; grounds accepted for divorce include cruelty, bigamy, desertion, female adultery, and impotence. 1666: In Massachusetts, Mary Drury is brought to court on charges of being a “runaway wife” and is fined and ordered to return to her husband; she is brought up on similar charges in 1676. 1681: Pennsylvania law allows divorce on the grounds of adultery; in 1700 bigamy, sodomy and bestiality are added to permissible grounds for divorce. 1773: In Massachusetts, male as well as female adultery becomes accepted as grounds for divorce. 1785: Pennsylvania passes a law allowing for divorce on the grounds of bigamy, adultery, and desertion (for more than four years), and allows women to apply for separation on the basis of cruelty and misconduct. 1787: New York State creates a general divorce law allowing divorce on the grounds of adultery; previously those who wished to divorce had to petition the governor. 1790: Maryland becomes the first state in the southern United States to grant a divorce. 1792: In France, divorce is permitted on several grounds, including mutual consent, incompatibility of temperament, desertion, criminality, and censure. 1797: New York State tightens its divorce laws, allowing divorce only on grounds of adultery, and prohibits the party who committed adultery from remarrying. 1801: Jane Addison sues for divorce from her husband on grounds of adultery; she eventually becomes the first woman in England granted a divorce a vinculo (a full divorce, including the right to remarry). 1803: In France, the Napoleonic Code (civil code) adds many restrictions, compared to the 1792 divorce law, which impedes the right of a couple to seek a divorce; grounds for divorce include adultery and ill-treatment, while incompatibility is no longer considered sufficient, and divorce by mutual consent is subject to a number of restrictions including consent of family members. 1804: The state of Ohio allows divorce on the grounds of bigamy, adultery, extreme cruelty, or desertion. 1815: Pennsylvania amends its divorce law to allow women to file for divorce. 1816: Napoleon Bonaparte revokes the right to divorce in France, and Catholicism is made the state religion. 1817: The English Court of Chancery refuses to return the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley's children to his custody, due to his advocacy of unorthodox religious beliefs and publication of antigovernment tracts. 1824: Indiana passes a general divorce law which, rather than specifying specific permissible grounds for divorce, states that the court will consider any cause which it finds reasonable and just; this, plus an absence of any residency requirement, make Indiana a popular destination for divorce seekers from other states. [Page xxxiii]1830: New York State begins to allow annulments based on reasons such as bigamy, insanity, and physical incapacity. 1838: Pennsylvania ends the practice of legislative divorce and grants the jurisdiction to grant divorces solely to the judicial system. 1848: A women's rights convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York; topics include the rights of married women (for example, to retain and manage property) and the right for women to obtain a divorce on grounds such as cruelty or drunkenness. 1849: Connecticut begins to allow divorce through the judicial system, rather than requiring those seeking divorce to petition the legislative system. 1857: In England, the Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes is established to provide civil divorces in England and Wales; prior to this time a citizen needed a private Act of Parliament in order to obtain a divorce. 1860: There are 7,380 divorces granted in the United States. 1862: The Morrill Anti-Bigamy Act prohibits plural marriage in the United States and limits the dollar amount of property any church could own in a U.

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Lovers & Players

Jackie Collins

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For historians interested in pioneering interwar women, it was a treat to learn more about women teachers and political activists of the period too. That is true, but they seem to be playing a semantic game. Examination of group communication from perspectives of evolutionary psychology, communications, and psycholinguistics. Comments about the content on this site should be directed to the website owner at: nrosenst@sdccd.edu Women were still actively discouraged from seeking higher education in many places and were not allowed in some schools.

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Three Good Things: A Novel

Wendy Francis

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Rated: 4.1 stars on 7 Reviews. 161 pages. Thomas McClintock presided over the final session on Thursday evening, during which he read extracts from Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England that described the status of women in English common law. And not from the front row or from the wings—but from center stage, right beside you. In fact, the divorce rate among this age group -- referred to by sociologists as "the gray divorcees" -- has doubled since 1990, reports Sam Roberts in The New York Times.

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David Whitehouse

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Rated: 4.8 stars on 5 Reviews. 434 pages. She helps women feel strong and powerful in their bodies. 6. Free For Kindle Unlimited. * The Earth Experience (Deal Free) by C. Q: Was Kate Chopin involved in the women’s suffrage movement, in the progressive movements for educational reform, health care reform, or sanitation improvement? These women come from all sorts of time periods and class backgrounds, but every one of them has to fight and has to believe in herself, no matter what society tells her.

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Dangling on a String

Gloria Dunbar

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Then, British soldiers found that young Afghan men were actually trying to "touch and fondle them," military investigator AnnaMaria Cardinalli told me. "The soldiers didn't understand." These dedicated women faced danger and sometimes death to care for wounded servicemen during the Second World War. Genre: Adult Billionaire Romance Deal, Sponsor, Romance. But when the means of conducting qualitative studies on narrative imagination dead-ended, I studied service learning as another possible way to help people see from others’ perspectives and sympathize with their plights.

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The Essence of the Thing

Madeleine St. John

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The Bulgari Connection

Fay Weldon

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The good news is marriages can be mended! IMRE Sports IQ, on February 9th, 2012 at 2:19 pm Said: […] Surely, all those car, food and electronics manufacturers must know something about what makes us tick. In other words, the admonition is directed to two, or concerning two, who are legally and morally bound to each other. Plainly put, your body naturally wants to be healthy. If you live in a city that is notoriously the most expensive real estate in your country, then it is likely you live in a real estate bubble Real Estate Bubble Defined (Wikipedia)-A real estate bubble or property bubble (or housing bubble for residential markets) is a type of economic bubble that occurs periodically in local or global real estate markets.

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To My Ex-Husband: A Novel

Susan Dundon

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Big Sky Mountain (Parable, Montana)

Linda Lael Miller

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The Violets of March: A Novel

Sarah Jio

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Rated: 4.9 stars on 10 Reviews. 174 pages. Middle class feminists realised this and therefore set up separate organisations, including the Association of German Women in 1894 and the German Union for Women's Suffrage in 1901. See more » Robber's Roost was a safe haven for outlaws, including Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch. Many Boomer women will experience a double inheritance windfall, from both parents and husband. ASIN: B00TZABEII. * Psy-Hunters (LitRPG) by Belart Wright, Kinohara Kossuta.

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