The Resource Divorced, beheaded, sold : ending an english marriage 1500-1847, Maria Nicolaou

Divorced, beheaded, sold : ending an english marriage 1500-1847, Maria Nicolaou

Label
Divorced, beheaded, sold : ending an english marriage 1500-1847
Title
Divorced, beheaded, sold
Title remainder
ending an english marriage 1500-1847
Statement of responsibility
Maria Nicolaou
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fresh perspective on the seamy side of history. Maria Nicolaou has done considerable research into the largely unexplored area of divorce and marital separation from the Tudor period to the early Victorian era. Divorced, Beheaded, Sold is full of scandalous, little-known stories of wife sale, marital discord and audacious escapades of errant spouses, this is an interesting, as well as informative read in the same vein as Maureen Waller''s The English Marriage and Kate Summerscale''s Mrs Robinson''s Disgrace. Maria Nicolaou reveals how people ended their marriages in the days before divorce w
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
306.8909
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ811
LC item number
.N536 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Divorced, beheaded, sold : ending an english marriage 1500-1847, Maria Nicolaou
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: The World of Marriage; Chapter 2: Informal Separation: From Living Asunder to Household Captivity; Chapter 3: Legal Battles: Tricking the Law; Chapter 4: Separation Agreements: A Disagreeable Situation; Chapter 5: Parliamentary Divorces: Adultery on Stage; Chapter 6: Wife Sales: Disgraceful Transactions; Conclusion; Appendix: The Divorces of Henry VIII: The Sharp'st Kind of Justice; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn893677871
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (201 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473837065
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b30925873
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893677871
  • pebc1473837065

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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