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Wedlock - Wendy Moore
Wedlock
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5.00 10
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780297853312 (0297853317)
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
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meeplemaiden
meeplemaiden rated it
5.0 The Origins of Stoney Broke.
This is a hard review to write because I was so emotionally involved in Mary Eleanor's plight. Like so many of her female contemporaries she spent her early years in luxury - protected, nurtured and formally educated. Unfortunately, it was exactly this kind of upbringing which would leave these girl...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Wedlock: The True Story of the Disastrous Marriage and Remarkable Divorce of Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore
bookshelves: spring-2014, paper-read, biography, history, one-penny-wonder, nonfiction, published-2009, under-1000-ratings Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Anna Matsuyama Read from April 30 to May 12, 2014 Description: With the death of her fabulously wealthy coal magnate father when she was just el...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Wedlock: How Georgian Britain's Worst Husband Met His Match
Mary Eleanor Bowes was a lucky girl. An only child, she was indulged and educated but was also an heiress. Her first marriage wasn't really much, Lord Strathmore or John Lyon, wasn't really a good match, he didn't really approve of her botanical studies (though he didn't stop her); and he was a li...
knittingnut
knittingnut rated it
4.0 Wedlock: The True Story of the Disastrous Marriage and Remarkable Divorce of Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore
Makes you realise how women were treated ,not allowed to own property ,it was controlled by father or husband.Even if you were a duchess divorce took almost an act of God even against such a sadistic brute as he.
The Little Munchkin Reader
The Little Munchkin Reader rated it
0.0 Wedlock: How Georgian Britain's Worst Husband Met His Match
Added this to my TBR list purely on the review from Amazon
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