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The criminal conversation of Mrs Norton

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Caroline Norton, born in 1808, was a society beauty, poet and pamphleteer. Her good looks and wit attracted many male admirers, first her husband, the Honourable George Norton, and then the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne.After years of simmering jealousy, George Norton accused Caroline and the Prime Minister of a criminal conversation' (adultery) resulting in a trial referred to as the scandal of the century'. Cut off and bankrupted by George Norton, she went on to become one of the most important figures in changing the law for wives and mothers.

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Author(s):
Diane Atkinson
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099556480
ISBN-13:
9780099556480
Publisher:
Arrow Books
Title:
The criminal conversation of Mrs Norton

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Caroline Norton, born in 1808, was a society beauty, poet and pamphleteer. Her good looks and wit attracted many male admirers, first her husband, the Honourable George Norton, and then the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne.After years of simmering jealousy, George Norton accused Caroline and the Prime Minister of a criminal conversation' (adultery) resulting in a trial referred to as the scandal of the century'. Cut off and bankrupted by George Norton, she went on to become one of the most important figures in changing the law for wives and mothers.

Author(s):
Diane Atkinson
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099556480
ISBN-13:
9780099556480
Publisher:
Arrow Books
Title:
The criminal conversation of Mrs Norton

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