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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marriage_Act_1753

The Marriage Act 1753, full title "An Act for the Better Preventing of Clandestine Marriage", .... Jump up ^ Probert, Rebecca, Marriage Law & Practice in the Long Eighteenth Century: A Reassessment (CUP, 2009) chapter 5; Jump up ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_European_marriage_pattern

The Western European marriage pattern is a family and demographic pattern that is marked by ... In the 15th century, the average Italian bride was 18 and married a groom 10–12 years her senior. ... but by the end of the 18th century it had risen to roughly 27 years and remained high with the celibacy rate as a result of falling  ...

muse.jhu.edu/article/268731

Love and Marriage in 18th-Century Britain. Wendy Moore (bio). William Hogarth graphically depicted the pitfalls of arranged marriage in his cautionary cartoon ...

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You have elected to become a wife. Most women in 18th century England married as you have. In fact, the average age of women when they married was 22.63 ...

quod.lib.umich.edu/w/wsfh/0642292.0033.009/--marriage-calculations-in-the-eighteenth-century?rgn=main;view=fulltext

The virtuous young woman torn by the conflict between nature and culture, duty and desire, was a typical heroine of the eighteenth-century novel. In the most ...

www.history.org/history/teaching/enewsletter/volume7/mar09/courtship.cfm

Mar 7, 2009 ... Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest outdoor history museum.

www.wondersandmarvels.com/2014/07/18th-century-marriage-customs.html

Jul 2, 2014 ... For good fortune, the bride of the late eighteenth-century must not sew the last stitch of her wedding dress until it was time to leave for the ...

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3.2 Married couples in Pride and Prejudice and Emma 33 - 38 ... companionate marriage in the eighteenth-century Britain and its consequences concerning the.

www.jstor.org/stable/203189

Illegitimacy and Marriage in Eighteenth-. Century England It is agreed by several writers that there was a steep rise in the rate of illegitimacy in England between.

theweek.com/articles/475141/how-marriage-changed-over-centuries

Jun 1, 2012 ... Since the ancient world, marriage has evolved from a preservation of power to a ... And as late as the 18th century, the French philosopher ...