The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives. With an explanation of the original curse of subjection passed upon the woman. In an humble address to the legislature.

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Title

The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives. With an explanation of the original curse of subjection passed upon the woman. In an humble address to the legislature.

Subject

A wife's right according to 18th century English law

Description

The author compares English law to Civil law in instances of a women's abilities in different circumstances. It also includes the author's objections to different laws.

Creator

Sarah Capone

Source

British Library; available through Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Publisher

London : printed by W. Bowyer, for J. Roberts, at the Oxford Arms in Warwick Lane

Date

1735

Contributor

Kelly Collins

Rights

Public Domain

Format

text

Language

English

Type

Critic of English law in regards to women's rights

Identifier

ESTC Number:T004343

Coverage

18th century England's laws and women's rights

Files

The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives..pdf

Citation

Sarah Capone, “The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives. With an explanation of the original curse of subjection passed upon the woman. In an humble address to the legislature.,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 15, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/70.

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