Deborah Siddoway

Lover of books, avid reader, Dickens enthusiast, wine drinker, knitter, writer, lover of all things Victorian, Northerner, divorced.

The Story of Divorce

My current work in progress: Exploring the stories of the bigamists and bastards, feminists and fornicators that gave us the law of divorce as it exists today.

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The Podcast Series: The Story of Divorce

Getting Divorced The Story of Divorce

Divorce is a story that affects us all. But how did we get the right to divorce? This introductory episode explores how I became interested in the topic of how England went from a non-divorcing society where divorce was all but impossible to achieve, to one where divorce is now legally possible.

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