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Road to Divorce: England, 1530-1987

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Lawrence Stone is one of the world's foremost historians. In such widely acclaimed volumes as The Crisis of the Aristocracy, The Family, Sex and Marriage in England and The Open Society, he has shown himself to be a provocative and engaging writer as well as a master chronicler of English family life. Now, with Road to Divorce, Stone examines the complex ways in which ...more
Hardcover, 528 pages
Published October 11th 1990 by OUP Oxford
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Divorce in England has had a chequered history: it was available in Anglo-Saxon times, less available in early Norman times and then increasingly unavailable until the Reformation. In European Protestant countries the Reformation made divorce more accessible but in England there was stalemate; it was the only Protestant country without divorce. Until 1857 unhappily married husbands and wives had virtually no means of obtaining a divorce under either canon law or civil law. Stone’s work covers ...more
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Lawrence Stone was an English historian of early modern Britain. He is noted for his work on the English Civil War and marriage. Stone was a major advocate of using the methods of the social sciences to study history.
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