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Untying the Knot: A Short History of Divorce
Once divorce was legalized in Britain, women petitioned for 42% of the divorces granted between 1859 and 1909. Women's petitions had a slightly better success rate than men's which is surprising, because women had to prove aggravated adultery: adultery plus bigamy, incest, sodomy, desertion, cruelty, rape, or bestiality.
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