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The criminal conversation of Mrs. Norton

Author: Diane Atkinson
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Chicago Review Press, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A forgotten heroine of the women's rights movement is rescued from obscurity in this biography of Caroline Norton, a respected poet, songwriter, and socialite whose 1836 adultery trial rocked Victorian England. When George Norton accused his wife of having an affair with the British Prime Minister he sparked what was considered "the scandal of the century." Though she was declared innocent, the humiliated George  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Named Person: Caroline Sheridan Norton; Caroline Sheridan Norton; Caroline Sheridan Norton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Atkinson
ISBN: 9781613748831 1613748833
OCLC Number: 857068590
Notes: Originally published: London : Preface, 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (486 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Front Flap; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue: The Trial of the Nineteenth Century; Chapter I: Caroline Sheridan and George Norton; Chapter II: Wedding Bells; Chapter III: The Honourable Mr and Mrs Norton; Chapter IV: 1836: 'Norty Mrs Norton'; Chapter V: A Large Black Slug in a Damp Wood; Chapter VI: The Infant Custody Act; Chapter VII: Wrangling, Dangling and Death; Chapter VIII: A Storm of Expostulation (1843-51); Chapter IX: 'The Clouded Moon of the Sun' (1851-9); Chapter X: Life After George (1860-77); Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography. List of IllustrationsAcknowledgements; Index; Back Flap; Back Cover.
Responsibility: Diane Atkinson.

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A forgotten heroine of the women's rights movement is rescued from obscurity in this biography of Caroline Norton, a respected poet, songwriter, and socialite whose 1836 adultery trial rocked Victorian England. When George Norton accused his wife of having an affair with the British Prime Minister he sparked what was considered "the scandal of the century." Though she was declared innocent, the humiliated George locked Caroline out of their home, seized her manuscripts, letters, clothes, jewels, and every penny of her earnings, and refused to le.

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