Session Three (b) Reforming Marital Law

Recorded 20th May 2021

Dr Jennifer Aston – Northumbria University

Learning from Old Grievances: Revelations from the Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes in England and Wales, 1857-1923


Dr Frances Burton – Buckingham University

Through a Glass Darkly? – Marital History, Law and Culture and the Reality of Adult Relationships


Prof Gillian Black – Edinburgh University

“Rational Happiness or Worldly Prosperity”?: Jane Austen Post-Enlightenment Marriage and the Case for Law Reform in the 21st Century