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The Matrimonial Causes Act 1857 ... Before the Act, divorce was governed by the ecclesiastical Court of Arches and the canon law of the Church of England.
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The 1857 Matrimonial Causes Act allowed divorce through the law courts, instead of the slow and expensive business of a Private Act of Parliament.
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Divorce since 1900 Divorces since 1900. Full print version, including charts and tables ... Before 1914 divorce was rare; it was considered a scandal, ...
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Divorce History Introduction to Divorce History. Before 1857 in Britain, freedom to remarry could be obtained only by an act of Parliament following a ...
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• The 1857 Matrimonial Causes Act allowed ordinary people to divorce. Before then, divorce was largely open only to men, and had to be granted by an Act ...
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Divorce History & Statistics; Though divorce is ... 1857 The Matrimonial Causes Act allowed ordinary people in England to divorce. Before then, divorce ...
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